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Updated May 9, 2021

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2x 1 hour phone calls and a 4hour Webex call Low level technical questions for 1st line support. Then higher level tech questions in next interview. A lot more getting to know about the company too.

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The interview was pretty intense, started with brain teasers and then some algo questions. There were also data structure questions. The interviewer is inductive and helpful, ask questions if you get stuck in the process

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ask only math questions, major in probability. Not difficult but no paper to write on .then give me some suggestion on being a trader . then the end of interview

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Hard. Case type questions plus probability. Nice interviewers, but weren’t very responsive. Would have appreciated some more feedback. Will definitely be applying again. Overall, hard, but do able if you are creative and good and math

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Application was very painless, just uploading CV and filling in basic personal information. Was emailed a link to an online assessment. 4 questions, 30 minutes. Questions were quite difficult to complete in the time

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First round is a technical interview consisting of answering questions and working on Excel sheets. Second round is a phone interview where they ask you some logic questions and ask you to work through them.

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  • Excel sheets were questions regarding calculating haircuts and counting the number of occurrences of a given ticker name, etc
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I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Jane Street (London, England, England)

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The process was a very lengthy process with about 4/5 interviews altogether. Really nice intelligent people that just want to find out if you will be a good fit for the team and competency based questions to see if you will fit the role well.

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Phone interview with a few probability questions. There is no pre-requirement for background knowledge in Finance. Very friendly conversation. I got stuck in the middle, but immediately got some hints before I was more wrong.

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  • Some probability questions that you can also find on any interview book
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I had 1 round of online test, 2 rounds of phone interviews, and 1 round of onsite. Onsite interview consists of 4 rounds of interviews and lunch with an employee. People were really friendly.

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  • how much would you pay for a game where your payoff = the number on a die, with an option to reroll once. Generalize to n opportunities to reroll.
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Quick and easy! I loved it. Super fun! Fantastic! Great! I got hired instantly. I cannot wait until I start because I know that it will be an amazing job. I am so happy with the outcome

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I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at Jane Street

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Invited to apply for a trading support role at Jane Street after I had initially applied for a separate role in quant trading. The first step was a task where I was sent an excel spreadsheet and asked to calculate some values according to a separate document, the key was attention to detail.

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