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2 days ago

Trading Application Support Specialist – new

Peak6 Investments, Inc. Chicago, IL

In addition, we are looking for a motivated, consummate problem solver with the ability to use resourcefulness, creativity and analytical skills to… Peak6 Investments, Inc.

30+ days ago

Quality Assurance Engineer

Peak6 Investments, Inc. Chicago, IL

PEAK6 Investments is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Technology team. The QA Engineer is responsible for partnering… Peak6 Investments, Inc.

30+ days ago

Senior Software Engineer

Peak6 Investments, Inc. Chicago, IL

• Participate in the design and development of proprietary tools including, but not limited to, those used for trading, risk management, execution… Peak6 Investments, Inc.

30+ days ago

Senior Technical Project Manager

Peak6 Investments, Inc. Chicago, IL

• Gather and disseminate business requirements for new and on-going projects • Work closely with business and technology team members to… Peak6 Investments, Inc.

11 days ago

Accounting Intern

Peak6 Investments, Inc. Chicago, IL

• Firm-wide Technology Accounting and Cost Analysis, including: • Maintain monthly tracking and allocation of all technology costs • Refresh… Peak6 Investments, Inc.

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    Overall awful place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at PEAK6 Investments full-time (more than 3 years)


    Decent benefits package including 401K matching (discretionary), health care, life insurance, etc.


    1. Compensation is far below standards in prop trading. It is also very opaque so it is very difficult to know exactly all of the variables that affect your compensation.
    2. Enormous paradox in how they operate. They claim to be constantly evolving and looking to develop new strategies/ideas but in reality, this couldn't be further from the truth. They have been doing the same strategy for 20 years and any idea that radically strays away from that is shut down.
    3. They treat employees like garbage. People are often fired without warning and there is no severance package to soften the blow. They take you into a room for a meeting and you are not allowed to go back to the desk afterwards, not even to grab your things. You are led outside while someone from HR collects your belongings and brings it out to you.
    4. Nonexistent career opportunities. No transparent path for going up the ranks. Senior management is essentially a group of friends that knew each other from college or previous firms.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain some kind of focus and treat your employees better.

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