Barclays Global Investors
3.6 of 5 81 reviews San Francisco, CA 500 to 999 Employees
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Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has no trouble with trillions. With more than $2 trillion under management, the company is one of the world's largest administrators of institutional assets, serving some 3,000 corporations, pension plans, unions, not-for-profits and other clients in more than 50 countries. It specializes in structured investment strategies such as indexing and risk-controlled active investment management. The firm offers approximately 300 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as well as its LifePath family of mutual funds. BGI also performs securities lending...More

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Barclays Global Investors CEO Bob Diamond

Bob Diamond


Great company with a vision

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in San Francisco, CA Jun 2010 – Reviewed Feb 7, 2012

Interview Details – Interview consisted of two phone screens by members of the team. One was the project lead and the other was a senior engineer. The project lead threw me soft skill problems and the senior engineer asked me high level technical questions.

Afterwards, I was invited to the corporate headquarters…
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Overall the questions weren't very difficult. Asked to explain Javas type system, object oriented programming, design patterns, data structures, search algorithms. Answer Question

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Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009

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