Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated September 8, 2014
Updated September 8, 2014
1,193 Reviews
3.3
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Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
299 Ratings

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Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world (in 104 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment (in 62 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is crap and if you want to transfer between teams forget it (in 41 reviews)

  • It's very much a grind and long hours and can get quite confrontational (in 45 reviews)

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  1.  

    It was great experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    it is a global and diverse place to work in.

    Cons

    No cons, maybe there should be more taking in the percentage of the recruitment

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very good place

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - Technology  in  Saint Petersburg (Russia)
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - Technology in Saint Petersburg (Russia)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    This is place where technology meets and finance. We build vast majority of technology to the bank including connectivity, pricing, risk, data warehousing. On a business there is fx, fixed income, money markets, options - so all verity of financial instruments are for you. If you enjoy finance and (server side) technology it would be the best place to work in St. Petersburg.
    Company provides good opportunities for trainings including all soft of soft skills, technology skills and participating in relevant meetings.
    For graduates there is amazing Java School which not only teaches with advanced (and demanded in real world) tricks in Java but also provides jobs with amazing compensations.

    Cons

    Getting promoted to managerial positions might be tricky in some teams (however is relatively easy in others)
    Big distance to the actual business built by organisation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you could do one thing do this: close the gap between business and IT organisation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    A Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Service Management Analyst  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Service Management Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance and co-operative.

    Cons

    don't see any con that the company have

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good as the way it is

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Impressive firm with great culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities abound for those who want to work
    The culture is rich and reqrding
    Talented pool of staff make it an interesting place to work

    Cons

    Middle management bureaucracy impede change

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good time at DB as an Analyst

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    Great culture and very supportive staff

    Cons

    Not too high on the league tables in the US

  7.  

    Great employer + reputation for banking career start

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent risk school after graduating. Great training platform and capabilities.
    Good reputation between the bulge bracket global investment banks. Fair compensation and promotion.
    International and multicultural work environment. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Huge politics and administrative workload working at the company headquarters. Less business insight due to strong hierarchy, but usual at headquarter level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    DeAWM is represented and led by the best in the business.

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    Current Employee - Vice President  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Vice President in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    If you are wanting to stretch and grow and realize your potential, DB is an excellent platform to go after it. Salary. Pension. Bonus. Stock Options and value for balance is important.

    Cons

    I have not seen cons. I am an eternal optimist and want the chance to be all I can become. DB is an excellent company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good work culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    MNC with international level of work culture regardless of the office location. Good benefits and future prospects.

    Cons

    Too many internal processes for promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    If you like long hours it's the place to be, but more importantly if you want to learn the financial business it's here.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exposure to financial industry is endless. If you are motivated, focused and a determine you can learn so much. There are always opportunities to contribute and learn. Colleagues are always available to answer questions. But understanding how and when to present questions is critical.

    Cons

    For some long hours. Personally, I loved my job!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continued training to new staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Former DB employee

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, a supportive corporate culture, and a real commitment to corporate philanthropy and citizenship. I loved working there.

    Cons

    American and -German culture differences.

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