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Nasdaq Reviews

Updated January 13, 2017
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  1. "Balance between traditional finance and FinTech"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - global opportunities and willingness to support location changes
    - success with market technology products for other exchanges
    - improving support for career advancement and internal movement

    Cons

    - work life balance with support for global clients

    Advice to Management

    - Articulate long term mission and purpose to employees.
    Build on original charter - one of the first electronic exchanges - invest efforts for the long term.
    - Stay away from M&A deals that don't fit the strategy


  2. "Excellent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Independent Consultant in Rockville, MD
    Current Contractor - Independent Consultant in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nasdaq as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome place to work - had the time of my life in the rockville office

    Cons

    Not really too many here - they decided to offshore critical job functions - lets see if it works

    Advice to Management

    I would be careful of thinking that you can swap top US talent for JR level one in the Philippines


  3. "great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq (Less than a year)

    Pros

    big famous company, not hard work

    Cons

    salary a little bit low, hope could be better


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  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Always learning, fast-paced, challenging, smart people and meritocracy

    Cons

    Not everyone can keep up, but if you can, it's a great place


  6. "Lead"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Takes care of you overall

    Cons

    Doesn't comp well for what you bring in


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    "AD aka Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great benefits.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility. Low pay


  8. "Treasury analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Treasury Intern in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Treasury Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Modern, fast moving company with a lot of opportunities. Very diverse people

    Cons

    Don't see any cons for now.

    Advice to Management

    Look for new opportunities, move even faster.


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    "Senior Director, Advisory Services"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People, benefits, culture, pay, work life balance, career path, senior management, capital markets, global, brand name, innovative, passionate, integrity, transparent

    Cons

    I really do not have many cons about my experience at the company. No job is perfect and we all have frustrating moments but none of which I would characterize as a con.

    Advice to Management

    To continue to look at ways to be innovative and disruptive and to prudently invest in talent and the business.


  10. "Nasdaq OMX Group review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Nasdaq (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty good company, work-life balance is really good. Good benefit.

    Cons

    Work environment is not that good, the working process is relatively slow.


  11. "Senior Software Engineer/Architect"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southport, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southport, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pros are you get to work in finance without the stress of other financial employers like hedge funds and banks.

    Cons

    Pay isn't that high but good benefits.



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