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    Great place to learn

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    I worked at Spot Trading

    Pros

    Great place to learn. Invests in technology and people.

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    You'll eventually reach a peak of what you can do here.


Spot Trading Interviews

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    Application

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

    Interview

    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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Recent Updates
  • Spot Trading update
    30+ days ago

    Spot Trading Named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® JUNE 10, 2015 Spot is honored to have been named as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the fifth consecutive year. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIWgS

    Spot Trading Named one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

    Spot is honored to have been named as one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the fifth consecutive year. We are excited and proud to be recognized again for our commitment to excellence in providing world-class human resource practices and employee enrichment.

  • Spot Trading update
    30+ days ago

    Spot Trading is hiring! Check out our open positions http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI6Fy

    Experienced Professionals - Spot Trading - Chicago Proprietary Trading Firm

    Spot pursues individuals who want to continue their careers and develop their skills through management, leadership, and mentoring opportunities. We have been recognized as one of the " Best and Brightest Companies to Work For"™both in Chicago and nationally by the National Association for Business Resources for the past four years and named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for the past two years.

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Additional Info

Website www.spottradingllc.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 50 to 149 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 ... More

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