Software Engineers at Interactive Brokers give their company a 1.8 out of 5.0, while the average rating for Interactive Brokers is 2.9, making them 47% less happy than every other employee at Interactive Brokers and 74% less happy than every other Software Engineer on CareerBliss - the happiest Software Engineers work for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.
"A continuing headache. Can't wait to get out."
What do you like about working at Interactive Brokers?
"- A few people are very smart and are a pleasure to work with* and learn from**- Business is run ethically- No red tape* 'Work with' means ask questions and get answers, not collaborate** Learn C++, see below* 'Work with' means ask questions and get answers, not collaborate** Learn C++, see below"
Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?
"Find another company to interview. That's the best advice anyone can give."
What don't you like about working at Interactive Brokers?
"- 6.5 year vesting schedule for stock bonuses; you only get 10% up front (in May) plus 15% per year over 6 years.- Two weeks of vacation for the first five years, after that, three.- Health insurance coverage is awful- No effort is made to educate employees about markets or the business beyond what is required for your immediate project. Do your assigned project and don't rock the boat is the motto. - There is essentially no collaboration. You are told what to do and you do it."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"If you are good, have no ambition, and are willing to put up with the company 'idiosyncrasies' for the long-term, you will be very well compensated."
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