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"Job environment"

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Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Redwood City, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at State Street full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Excellent team, competitive work, good salaries and benefits, nice location

Cons

The system is a bit complex as it involves the FX trading. It takes a little while to understand the system.

Other Employee Reviews for State Street

  1. Helpful (2)

    "A great place to waste your life away."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Derivative Pricing Specialist in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Derivative Pricing Specialist in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State Street full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Easy schedule (Mon-Fri 8:00 -4:30)
    - 3 weeks of vacation the first year
    - Company matches 100% of 401K, up to 5% of salary, after the first year.
    - Some friendly coworker if you're in the right team.
    - If you like to blindly push buttons all day this is perfect for you.

    Cons

    - Expect to work holidays.
    - People at the top lack communication skills and common sense.
    - High turnover.
    - Bad reputation.
    - Underpaid.
    - Learn skills irrelevant to job title.

    Advice to Management

    Fire yourself.


  2. "Good entry level opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Street full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Multiple locations
    -Informative and helpful to newcomers
    -Biggest building in Boston
    -The job is changing every day
    -Lots of opportunities to grow within the company

    Cons

    -Salary is slightly lower than the market average but moving up is quick if you work hard
    and do a good job

    Advice to Management

    I think you guys do a great job of keeping things running smoothly and for the amount of employees there are I still feel significant.

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