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Senior Software Engineer

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

I have been working at IG Group full-time

Pros

relatively relaxed environment, great people, using cutting edge technology

Cons

not a technology company
lack of communication between teams
very limited career progression

Advice to ManagementAdvice

need a CTO

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for IG Group

  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Constant change and constant fear

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Management in London, England (UK)

    I worked at IG Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great office - London office in the city
    Good benefits - insurance, gym, fruit, tea and coffee
    Social culture - lots of social events, monthly drinks

    Cons

    Overworked staff - most people are burnt out and resentful
    Long hours - always expected to work above and beyond the 9 - 6.30.
    Culture of blaming - lots of finger-pointing and assigning blame

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take back control, behave like adults

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Amazing place to get exposed to new technologies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Java/C++ Developer  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Java/C++ Developer in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at IG Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to state of the art technology.
    Team are very well balanced.
    Reasonable working ours.

    Cons

    Open plan is a little bit noisy.
    Off ours support was little bit inconvenient.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing to say against the management style. The group I have worked for was very well structured and the tasks were managed properly. They have to continue following the management principles used so far.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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