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Updated Apr 16, 2022

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4.6
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Pros
  • "Generally nice people, some good people in leadership(in 18 reviews)
  • "Great culture.(in 12 reviews)
  • "Great benefit(in 8 reviews)
  • "catered lunch and beautiful office(in 5 reviews)
  • "Flexible, reasonable expectations, seems like good pay compared to competition.(in 4 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Working at Balyasny Asset Management

    Apr 16, 2022 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Balyasny Asset Management is one of top hedge funds in the world. You will be tasked with interesting problems to solve.

    Cons

    None really, work is demanding but that is expected.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Company

    Apr 13, 2022 - Quantitative Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Your efforts are well rewarded

    Cons

    Difficult to get to the next level

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Quabt

    Mar 13, 2022 - Quantitative Researcher 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay very well Benefits Great future

    Cons

    Way too political Junior pay low

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good

    Apr 7, 2022 - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Reputable firm with good experience

    Cons

    Not too many opportunities to get hired unless already have experience or in tech

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    BAM is great

    Feb 18, 2022 - Data Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to work and tough projects

    Cons

    Always a ton of work in the pipeline

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Excellent Workplace

    Feb 6, 2022 - Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Exciting place to work with intelligent, nice people. Amazing benefits and compensation.

    Cons

    No particular cons right now

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good culture

    Dec 21, 2021 - Senior Strategist in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good culture there. Feel quite involved (not every hedge fund will have that nice culture). Quite organized. Be willing to go back if there is an opportunity.

    Cons

    Firm is struggling sometimes so they may gear toward millennium or citadel style.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Senior Manager

    Jan 4, 2022 - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work life balance Meaningful work Common Goal

    Cons

    People should come into the office

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great company

    Dec 7, 2021 - Data Scientist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very great company. Nice culture, great people.

    Cons

    Compared to other hedge funds, I cannot think of any.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Exciting place to work

    Jan 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good compensation, lean teams, flat structure.

    Cons

    Long working hours, work/life balance hard to achieve for a tech person.

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Balyasny Asset Management has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5, based on over 107 reviews left anonymously by employees. 96% of employees would recommend working at Balyasny Asset Management to a friend and 88% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Balyasny Asset Management employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Balyasny Asset Management. This rating has improved by 5% over the last 12 months.

96% of Balyasny Asset Management employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Balyasny Asset Management 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.5 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Balyasny Asset Management to be benefits, culture, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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