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S&P Capital IQ Reviews

Updated 12 August, 2014
Updated 12 August, 2014
214 Reviews

3.3
214 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Competitive salary, Great work life balance, perks, less pressure (in 30 reviews)

  • Strong learning culture, friendly work environment (in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has no interest in investing in employees and assisting in development (in 14 reviews)

  • No Learning- After 6 months your learning curve falls and get ready to do the same stuff for the rest of your life (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    OK if you don't plan on growing your skills

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - work-life balance
    - compensation
    - work environment
    - casual dress-code
    - nice and friendly people
    - good reputation, big company name

    This is a good place if you are waiting for retirement

    Cons

    - Job can be repetitive, boring
    - Lack of training available
    - Lack of career path visibility
    - Lack of process/structure in development, release management, testing, QA
    - Culture is too relax and laid back
    - Nobody seems to care about deadlines
    - Lack of documentation

    There is no process whatsoever, people are nice but they have no urgency of getting things done. Deadlines are missed constantly and the software is extremely flawed, full of bugs and the testing is a joke.

    I would not recommend if someone wants a fast-paced dynamic career.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Must stay here

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    Current Employee - Database Engineer II  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Database Engineer II in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    Lots of learning experience, good for new graduates right after college

    Cons

    a bit monotonous, less salary, not too many benefits

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Senior Team Leader

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Team LEader  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Team LEader in Hyderābād (India)

    Pros

    If you get a chance to be a part of the team who work on the real-time data, the experience is very good. On-shore teams are always helpful.

    Cons

    Growth is a major concern even if you are a top performer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    A relaxed Atmosphere to work, but limited opportunities to grow ..

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    Pros

    Good culture
    great peers
    Average management

    Cons

    average hikes
    uncertain promotion criteria
    less perks
    work gets monotonous pretty soon

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    interview

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good salary, work culture, environment, hectic

    Cons

    no holidays, no holidays, no holidays

  7.  

    Good for junior level people looking for a career path. Not a lot of opportunity for senior level people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL (US)

    Pros

    Casual work environment, laid back atmosphere

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunity for a senior level person

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    research associate

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    Pros

    great work life balance
    good salary

    Cons

    sluggish growth
    not challenging profile
    too long hierarchy

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Research Associate

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The office is at the heart of downtown manhattan near the east river. Friendly colleagues and very beautiful office.

    Cons

    Work has been offshored to India and environment became cut throat as everyone is worried about their jobs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There needs to be personal growth and development for employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Evolving business model, solid foundation

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    Work-life balance is decent. Growing so likely some opportunity in niches if you can find it.

    Cons

    Still trying to figure out direction, which leads to some discontinuity.
    Trying to change culture there as many of the employees are lifers that are stuck doing business a certain way as opposed to determining best course for future of company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow employees to take some risks to grow the company. Otherwise, it guarantees mediocrity and inhibits growth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company but nobody is home

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good equipment and software

    Cons

    No sense of team, vague management direction, no training, zero growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a training budget and spend it. Individual training is good.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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