D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm

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    Good firm.

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    Culture, compensation, perks, smart employees.

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    Not as many users since its just the D E Shaw traders using the products developed.

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

Updated Aug 6, 2014
Updated Aug 6, 2014

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm.

    Interview Details

    First round is a 30 minute phone interview. 5 minutes behavioral, 20 resume overview, 5 minutes technical question. technical question was probability type question. Resume questions are straight forward but you need to know very well why your skill can drive value for them.

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Hedge Fund of the Year, Risk, 2007

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Website www.deshaw.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

D. E. Shaw & Co. hopes to find the formula for investment success. The firm, known for its scientific approach to investing, applies quantitative trading strategies, as well as human research and analysis, to manage hedge funds and other investments in both established and emerging markets in North America, Asia, and Europe. It invests in public and private securities, commodities, real estate, and companies involved in technology, health care, and financial services. D. E. Shaw also makes venture capital investments and acquires assets of distressed companies. The company... More

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