PEAK6 Investments - An amazing overall work environment | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (7)

    "An amazing overall work environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PEAK6 Investments part-time

    Pros

    Everyone here is so smart, yet so humble. I learned something from each and every employee I worked with, regardless of the conversation. Your opinion will be genuinely valued and your voice will always be heard No matter your age or gender (which is rare in a male dominant industry), you will have the opportunity to grow at this company The emphasis on continuing to learn (whether it be pursuing further education...

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    Cons

    The only negative thing I could think of is to maybe put a bit more focus on philanthropy/charity

    Advice to Management

    Continue to push people to find their passion in the same way you always have; remind employees of how much you really care about all of them (never let them forget this)

    PEAK6 Investments2018-08-20

    PEAK6 Investments Response

    September 15, 2018President

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate that during your time here you were able to see how our investment in helping our employees feel valued is a critical part of our culture. In our 21 years as a company, community and philanthropy have always been at the ...

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  1. "Great place to develop software"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PEAK6 Investments full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Modern tech stack applied to challenging problems, great work environment and colleagues, investments in employee development with plenty of internal growth opportunities. I've worked in prop trading for 10 years and am glad I landed at Peak6.

    Cons

    Employees are held to high standards

    PEAK6 Investments2019-01-11

    PEAK6 Investments Response

    January 23, 2019Chief People Officer

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. At PEAK6, we put an emphasis on developing a work environment where employees feel valued, are proud of their accomplishments, and work hard to solve challenging problems. We appreciate that you see PEAK6 as a great place to develop ...

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    "Technology"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PEAK6 Investments full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Health insurance Free food and drinks Free yoga, massages, manicures 401k contribution is low

    Cons

    Inexperience Manager Low pay with no annual increase No work/life balance No diversity plan Stressful Environment

    Advice to Management

    Get better managers or properly equip them with the tools to succeed.

    PEAK6 Investments2019-05-07

    PEAK6 Investments Response

    May 23, 2019Chief People Officer

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. One of the fundamental elements of our firm is building a culture where employees thrive. While the nature of our industry can be demanding, we work to help our employees be successful through a multi-faceted approach that is focused ...

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