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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Overview

New York, NY (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1988
Company - Private
Investment Banking & Asset Management
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors

Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma, AQR Capital Management

The D. E. Shaw group is trusted by investors across the world to manage their assets by seeking the optimal balance of risk and reward. We use a combination of quantitative and qualitative tools to uncover independent, hard-to-find sources of return across global public and ... Read more

Mission: Founded in 1988 over a small bookstore in downtown New York City, we began with six employees and $28 million in capital and quickly became a pioneer in computational finance. In the early days of exposed pipes and extension cords, tripping on a cable could take out our whole ... Read more

D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Reviews

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    Pros

    Good Company and good people to work with

    Cons

    Limited resource which makes work life little hectic

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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Interviews

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    QA Tester Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Coimbatore
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm (Coimbatore) in February 2020.

    Interview

    DAY 1:
    - Pre-Placement talks about the company's infrastructure
    - Online Quiz with 40 MCQs and 1 Coding question
    - Technical HR round

    DAY 2:
    - Technical HR round

    * All the mentioned rounds had its own level of filtration

    Interview Questions

    • 20 Technical Aptitude
      20 General Aptitude
      1 Long coding round

      2 Technical HR Rounds   1 Answer
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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Awards & Accolades

  • Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, Institutional Investor, 2015
  • Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year, Institutional Investor, 2016
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