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eVestment Overview

Atlanta, GA
201 to 500 employees
2000
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Looking for a new challenge with great rewards? eVestment is growing fast and looking for high-energy, dynamic and innovative people to join the team! With locations in Atlanta, New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney, eVestment offers the resources of a large company with the ... Read more

Mission: We're a high-octane technology company powered by a unique and proprietary dataset. We provide cloud-based analytic software powered by the most comprehensive database of funds. Institutional investors use our solutions to save time researching managers, finding ... Read more

Company Updates

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    eVestment Ranks Again as Among Atlanta's Top Workplaces

    eVestment scored another top workplace ranking this week, coming in as metro Atlanta's No. 7 best place to work among large companies on the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2016 Best Places to Work list. The Atlanta Business Chronicle's rankings, created in partnership with Quantum Workplace, are based on surveys of employees from hundreds of companies in the metro Atlanta area.

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    With the latest release of our PowerLink plug-in, we have made it even easier for our clients to access the power of eVestment in Excel.

    Flexible Reporting with Design Lab and PowerLink for Excel | eVestment

    eVestment has recently made several enhancements to our reporting capabilities, both within our Analytics platform and in Excel.

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eVestment – Why Work For Us?



ABOUT US 

We are eVestment, and we make smart money smarter. We are about giving institutional investors as much big data as they need to make smart investment decisions. BlackRock, UBS, Towers-Watson, Putnam and AON Hewitt are just a few of the clients who trust our cloud-based technology platforms. We are a Top Atlanta workplace, ranking #1 in the 2015 Atlanta Journal & Constitution “Top Atlanta Workplaces” list.

Our environment is fun, smart, and collaborative. Casual dress, catered weekly lunches, unlimited PTO (because we trust our people), and regular teambuilding activities are part of what makes our environment awesome. We provide exceptional opportunities for development with a dedicated training budget, tuition reimbursement, and time off for training and certification preparation. We’ve also ranked consistently on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing firms list every year since 2007, and we have over 300 amazing team members around the globe.

Who are we?

We are a high-octane technology company. Our technology is powered by a unique and proprietary dataset. We know data, we love technology - and we deliver both to the financial community – specifically institutional investors and asset managers.

OK, so who are we uniquely? We provide cloud-based analytic software that is powered by the most comprehensive database of funds – across all types of assets.  Institutional investors use our solutions because it saves them an enormous amount of time researching managers, finding out about new strategies and creating short lists of potential investments.  Fund managers use our solutions to make sure their funds are in front of investors at the right moment – and to learn more about how they stack up to competition.

At our core, we believe in putting our clients first and doing everything in our power to help them succeed. Our associates understand the balance of hard work and having fun - something that is never in short supply. Leadership doors are open to anyone - and you'll find them working shoulder to shoulder with you.

Who are you?

Fun? Smart? Self-motivated? Up for a challenge? Hate red tape? Like adrenaline? Work well on a team? Want great benefits? Love jeans? Appreciate appreciation? You've come to the right place. Find out more – check out the postings below.



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Benefits Overview

Associates are eligible for benefits on the first day of employment with eVestment.


Healthcare

  • Comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Company-paid disability coverage (STD & LTD)
  • FMLA: after 12 month waiting period, up to 6 weeks paid for qualifying events

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Unlimited PTO (Paid Time Off) 
  • 10 company-paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company-paid Gym Membership 
  • Pet insurance
  • Aflac insurance offerings
  • Employee discount programs (Verizon, AAA, etc.) 
  • Casual dress environment
  • Weekly Team Lunches
  • Regular team-building activities and social events
  • Community service involvement
  • Flexible work hours
  • Award-winning work environment: Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Best Places to Work;” 2011 and 2012 Atlanta Journal & Constitution “Top Atlanta Workplaces” list; 2011 and 2012 “Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in Atlanta”

Financial Benefits

  • 401(k) plan with generous match and short vesting period
  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Employee Referral bonus program
  • Performance Bonuses: Bonuses are not guaranteed; historically have had payouts year over year.

Professional Development

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training and Certification opportunities

Why join the Development team at eVestment?

This is what our software engineers delivered in the last few months:

  • A new ExtJS single-page app version of the eVestment platform
  • Modern search backed by a large Elasticsearch cluster
  • Interactive client tools powered by ExtJS, JQuery, and High Charts
  • An easy way to version and promote database changes with RoundhousE
  • Tons of new data (the eVestment "Data Cloud") for our clients to mine with the eVestment platform
  • A dashboard used by our entire client base.  The dashboard was the winning entry in our summer hackathon….
  • eVestment Chat built on SignalR allows our clients to stay in touch. Chat was another hackathon concept that ALMOST won :)
  • Upgrading our production webservers to the fastest gear available

Technology & Developers Guide our Company:

  • The founders and leadership team "get" good design, architecture and sleek implementation. 
  • New products are released on schedules you help create and your work directly affects the bottom line of the company.

Work with Smart People

  • Our Technology staff is results-oriented. We reward great Technologists who deliver, regardless of seniority, tenure, or background.
  • Senior Developers with as little as 3 to 20+ years of experience
  • Developers with  just 1 year  experience with the company frequently lead sprint projects
  • Our team consists of the best Technologists from some of the best universities and software companies in the world

The Insider – A Behind-the-Scenes Look Into Life and Work at eVestment

by  Mary Ann Felts
Jul 08, 2014

Since I started working at eVestment in 2012, it was clear this place was different. eVestment stands out by the way people here think big and push themselves to meet goals that most would describe as unthinkable. But it also stands out in other ways that continue to impress me. From the perks like weekly team lunches and uncapped PTO to the way each associate’s ideas are truly valued, considered and in many cases implemented, it is understandable how a place like this earns top workplace awards year after year. I mean, where else can you sit down on a random Thursday and watch the World Cup with 150 of your friends on the big screen? Play in a three-on-three all-star tournament in the parking lot? Or conceive, design and develop a new software feature in 24 hours?

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While I think this is an amazing place to work, you don’t have to take my word for it. Check out some responses from a recent survey that went out to our associates on the culture of eVestment.

What do you love most about the culture at eVestment and why?

  • “The sense of ‘family.’ People here are about you and want to see you happy in your role and performing well. From the founders all the way down to your teammates.”
  • “I love eVestment's culture because of the way we deliberately and intentionally create an environment which fosters a high degree of motivation and inspires hard work. This is done by getting corporate structure and bureaucracy out of the way of high performing individuals and allowing associates extremely high degrees of personal autonomy to determine how they will accomplish their work.”

What is one of your favorite things that the company does for associates and why?

  • “eVestment has a brilliant way of offering praise to employees who exceed their expected goal – whether it be an email sent globally about an outstanding job, a fantastic trophy for an individual to realise they are appreciated or a trip to a tropical destination [for meeting your sales quota]. Sometimes the smallest things mean the most, and being recognised for hard work really makes an employee feel appreciated.”
  • “I really enjoy the encouragement to be active/get in shape. As a developer it’s easy to spend all day at a desk. I've been enjoying the fitness challenge and being encouraged to go out at lunch and get exercise.”

What do you think is unique about eVestment’s culture versus other companies and why?

  • “I've been at mega corporations and 40-person companies. Stated company values, if truly modeled by senior leadership, always trickle down and dictate the culture. While I am still new to eVestment, I already see that the leadership and team truly live by the core values. It's not just a page in a handbook. I already see eVestment as being unique in that sense.”
  • “I feel other companies pay only lip service to considering their employees as assets. It feels here like associates are truly valued for what they bring to the company. I also feel that the transparency and accessibility of the founders is rare and special.” 

Crazy Pants

For these reasons and many more, we would like to introduce “The Insider” blog to give you a glimpse of what it’s like to work here. The goal is to give you a taste of the day-to-day, provide general career tips, chronicle fun team events like our fitness challenge, publish interviews with associates on what their jobs are like, post pictures of our team in crazy pants and otherwise provide general awesomeness. You see, this year we are doing some mad hiring, and are looking to attract some star players. Hopefully this blog will help give all you stellar candidates out there a reason to check us out and give you some insights that will help your career in the process – whether or not you end up with us.

Check back here for updates, but know this isn’t the only place you can find us. Be sure to catch us on our other social media channels. And, if you haven’t already, take a look at ourinfographic for more details on life at eVestment.

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    Pros

    1. People are respected and trusted
    2. Leadership empowers people to get their jobs done
    3. Creativity and innovation are normal and rewarded
    4. It’s an insanely fun place to be
    5. The caliber of people are phenomenal
    6. Working on cutting-edge Cloud, DevOps technology
    7. Awesome perks

    Cons

    Traffic is tough, but worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being awesome and trusting your people. Keep investing in cloud.

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eVestment Photos

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eVestment Interviews

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    Omni Client Service Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at eVestment (Atlanta, GA) in August 2017.

    Interview

    My interview and onboarding experiences with eVestment were some of the best I've had to date. The recruiter was friendly, punctual, quick to respond, and easy to work with.

    I was moved through the process very quickly - only one week from initial phone screen to offer.

    The in-person interview was about three hours long consisting of several short interviews with a variety of eVestment employees. All of the interviewers were friendly and prepared. The types of questions varied from person to person, but it was a pretty even mix between behavioral and skill based.

    Every person I talked to in the process represented eVestment in a way that made me excited to join the company. They were positive, articulate, and obviously enjoyed their jobs. It made the experience way more pleasant and surprisingly less stressful than an average interview process.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most difficult client experience you've dealt with?   Answer Question
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eVestment Awards & Accolades

  • 2017 Top Company Cultures list by Entrepreneur and Culture IQ, Entrepreneur Magazine, 2017
  • Atlanta’s Best Places to Work – Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2016
  • Investors in People Silver accreditation, Investors in People, 2016
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Top 150 Workplaces, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2016
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