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    I worked at Spot Trading


    Great work environment with perks and friendly coworkers. The work itself was also fun and a good learning experience.


    The housing provided for interns, while nice for being close and clean had a rude staff that hurt the housing experience a bit.

Spot Trading Interviews

Updated Nov 11, 2014
Updated Nov 11, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Quality Assurance Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Spot Trading.

    Interview Details

    Spoke with a recruiter at a career fair, heard back a month later for a phone interview. Involved basic questions about past school projects and background. From there I was invited onsite for an interview. Process took about 4 hours as I spoke with different members of their IT team.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked me about experience with open source tools. Unicast and Multicast concepts. Scripting and other OOp languages I've used (they primarily use python).   Answer Question
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101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago, 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For™, 2011
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Additional Info

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 6 to 15 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue Less than $1 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district, Spot Trading is a proprietary trading firm built on applied technology. We rely on the latest in innovation, technology and R&D to solve problems in the dynamic financial markets. From our start as a team of 5 in 1999, we have continued to recruit highly skilled employees from diverse backgrounds to build our team of technology, equity research, quantitative, trading and admin professionals. Our collegial environment supports our talented employees working in cross functional teams to create proprietary strategies and... More

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