Calypso Technology Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.7
76%
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74%
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Calypso Technology Chief Executive Officer Didier Bouillard
Didier Bouillard
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "smart people and great location(in 15 reviews)

  • "Work life balance/ Great team environment/ Very smart people/ Gain global knowledge and experience(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor senior management - poor decision making - lacking in process, even though the company has been around for 15(in 8 reviews)

  • "Work life balance will be a problem because of timezone issues(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, product and culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Calypso Technology full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong product, and huge opportunities to learn from very knowledgeable and open colleagues

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  2. Helpful (5)

    "No no no no no"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Calypso Technology full-time

    Pros

    0 0 0 0 0

    Cons

    The fact that they keep deleting mine and other factual, accurate, correct, well-written reviews here, which are clear and in-depth... says it all, tbh. Typical, showing just what sort of culture it is.

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  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great Core Technology; no management direction"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Calypso Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Core system built on a strong idea with powerful trade flow engine; great client base; very sticky product once implemnented

    Cons

    confused or non-existent management direction; no strategy; poor client service / communication; lazy attitude to regular income stream

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  4. Helpful (4)

    "Associate Analyst"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Calypso Technology

    Pros

    Good place to learn stuff, but not great opportunities to move around.

    Cons

    Very small company with significant unclear processes and small opportunities for career growth

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  5. "Promising but room for improvement."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Calypso Technology full-time

    Pros

    Really good product. Great office location right in the heart of the city Really good opportunities to travel. Flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Limited focus on employee talent and potential and more on short-term bottom line. Limited bonuses. Lack of substantial training

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  6. Helpful (5)

    "Good learning opportunities, easy to fall into the wrong area"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Calypso Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some great people who are willing to share their knowledge with you, Great opportunities to travel, Good work life balance

    Cons

    Upper management take little notice of lower employees, its all about p and l, people were let go at sensitive times, Easy to start working under someone who will have no intention of advancing you

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  7. Helpful (2)

    "Can be brutal"

    3.0
     

    I worked at Calypso Technology

    Pros

    Great colleagues. Get to travel.

    Cons

    Little recognition. Feels like a battle. Do not appreciate hardworking loyal employees

  8. Helpful (6)

    "Some great people.....shackled"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Calypso Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working Many bright employees Comprehensive software solution You can manage your own time Once respected product Good exposure to the market Good for CV

    Cons

    Many senior roles held by incompetent and ineffectual individuals who hinder progress and deplete morale Weak marketing dept who consistently fail to represent the company Feeble sales team Arrogance - particularly present in the US No HR compliance No personal development / appraisals Senior management obsessed with the competition

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  9. Helpful (10)

    "Sadly, going no where."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Calypso Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible working hours; great people; generous expense policy; recognition of good work.

    Cons

    no career progression no pay rises; poor bonuses; severe lack of training and development; no long term plans other than to invest expensive senior hires; mismanagement of funds; no financial recognition of good work.

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  10. "People make the place"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Calypso Technology

    Pros

    The software is really good and has stood the test of time. Learning opportunities are endless. The people are some of the best in the industry.

    Cons

    Oppressive management and limited career progression opportunities.

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