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Norwalk, CT
5001 to 10000 employees
1978
Company - Public (FDS)
Finance
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
S&P Global Market Intelligence, Bloomberg L.P., Thomson Reuters
Analysts, portfolio managers, and investment bankers know FactSet Research Systems has the facts down pat. The company offers global financial and economic information for investment analysis. FactSet also offers software for use in downloading and manipulating the data. (Its ... Read more

Mission: FactSet enhances the productivity of the Global Investment Professional by providing superior workflow solutions.

We combine distinctive technology, high-quality content, and unmatched service to improve decisions in every part of the investment process.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work:2010 (#17), 2009 (#13)

FactSet Reviews

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Norwalk, CT
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    I have been working at FactSet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    very good work life balance

    Cons

    legacy technology and not a fan of new technologies

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FactSet Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at FactSet.

    Interview

    I applied online and reached out to someone within the company. About a week later, a manager reached out with a request to schedule a phone interview. The phone interview happened soon after with two other managers in the office. About two weeks later, the company called with an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you describe any disaster (natural or man-made) that has had a recent impact on the financial markets?   Answer Question
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FactSet Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 100 Best Places to Work, Fortune and Great Place to Work, 2015
  • 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials, Great Place to Work, 2015
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