A Global Market Leader
The NASDAQ OMX Group owns and operates 26 markets, 3 clearing houses, and 5 central securities depositories, spanning six continents--making us the world’s largest exchange company. Eighteen of our 24 markets trade equities. The other six trade options, derivatives, fixed income, and commodities. We are the largest single liquidity pool for US equities and the power behind 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Eighty exchanges in 50 countries trust our trading technology to power their markets, driving growth in emerging and developed economies.
NASDAQ OMX is also dedicated to designing powerful, relevant index and benchmark families that are in sync with the continually changing market environment. Utilizing the expanded coverage of our global footprint, NASDAQ OMX has nearly 2,000 diverse indexes that provide coverage across asset classes, countries and sectors. Not only do our indexes provide comprehensive insight into the global markets, but our unparalleled process, added value and competitive pricing set us apart from other indexers. Whether you are an institution, fund manager or private investor, NASDAQ OMX indexes are benchmarks that can help both influence and track investment strategies.
Working at NASDAQ OMX puts you among the most talented professionals in the global exchange and finance industry. Our employees come from a variety of professional backgrounds and are committed to perform at the very highest level. If you are highly motivated and committed to producing great results, we want to speak with you.
Staying one step ahead means continuously reinforcing our knowledge pool with new and innovative expertise. We seek to recruit individuals with high competence and the courage to be innovative in a highly dynamic and global environment. NASDAQ OMX offers opportunities to grow as a professional and as a person. Our employees demonstrate the ambition and expertise necessary to stay one step ahead and lead the market.
Note: NASDAQ OMX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
Everything we do is based on our Guiding Principles: Innovation, Effectiveness, Passion, Transparency and Integrity. These principles are inherent in how we interact with our customers, communicate with our target audiences, develop our products and serve the market.
Each employee should understand how these principles relate to their individual role as they are the “How” in everything we do. The NASDAQ OMX Guiding Principles are part of each employee´s yearly Personal Performance Evaluation.
- The NASDAQ Stock Market
- NASDAQ Options Market
- NASDAQ OMX BX
- NASDAQ OMX Futures Exchange
- NASDAQ OMX PHLX
- NASDAQ OMX PSX
- First North – 7 markets (Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland, Riga, Stockholm, Tallinn, Vilnius)
- NASDAQ OMX Armenia
- NASDAQ OMX Commodities/Nord Pool
- NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen
- NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
- NASDAQ OMX Iceland
- NASDAQ OMX Nordic Derivatives Markets
- NASDAQ OMX Riga
- NASDAQ OMX Stockholm
- NASDAQ OMX Tallinn
- NASDAQ OMX Vilnius
Central Securities Depositories
- IDCG central counterparty (CCP) clearing of OTC Interest Rate Derivatives
- NASDAQ OMX Commodities Clearing Corp
- NASDAQ OXM Stockholm
NASDAQ OMX Employee Benefits
Our employees invest their time and talent in the company—and NASDAQ OMX rewards that investment by providing a comprehensive total rewards package. We recognize and reward employees for their hard work by providing competitive total rewards that address the financial, health, and work life benefits to help the employee balance work with personal life. This is just one of the ways that NASDAQ OMX fosters an employee-oriented environment.
Specific benefits may vary by country, but NASDAQ OMX generally offers:
- Competitive medical, dental, disability and vision coverage
- Prescription drug coverage
- Life insurance and disability protection
- Paid time off and parental leave benefits
We enhance our basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, 401(k) matching, tuition assistance, and competitive company paid time off.
NASDAQ OMX is strongly committed to the professional development of our employees, through effective and ongoing career development, feedback and performance management. Our commitment is to empower all employees to manage their own development by providing them with opportunities and resources that optimize both professional and personal growth.
Although training is perceived as the most common method of infusing new knowledge, most of our learning takes place on the job, and some through feedback and coaching. NASDAQ OMX provides employees with resources to help them grow and develop.
These resources are comprised of internal and external offerings, such as our business, professional and financial market training courses; leadership development curriculum; and other seminars and courses. Our programs are tailor made to fit the needs of NASDAQ OMX employees at different phases of their careers.
NASDAQ OMX Leadership Development Program for Managers. An ongoing curriculum for management and leadership development to build existing skills and equip managers and leaders to be successful in their roles. Our internal Leadership Programs are conducted in multiple locations several times a year.
NASDAQ OMX Future Leaders Program. Targets employees identified by senior management as our future leaders. The program focuses on leadership and solving business related challenges.
NASDAQ OMX Mentoring Program. The purpose of the program is to provide junior- or mid-level individuals the guidance and personal development to be successful in their role.
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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group as an intern for less than a yearPros
Some of the obvious pros include:
- Possibility to shadow/gain exposure to different business units
- Managers' willingness to give you meaningful work
- Mentorship program
- Interns are significantly trained
- Reasonable working hours
- Friendly work environment
- Mid summer performance review and end of summer performance review for feedback and improvement points
- Corporate events
- Access to NASDAQ OMX opening/closing bell
- Good salaryCons
- Lack of interaction between different business units
- Relatively few interns networking eventsRecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at NASDAQ OMX Group.Interview Details
Process was through recruitment agency (response 2 weeks after application, then interviews 2-3 weeks)
Initial phone call / 1:1 f2f with recruiter followed by
Online link 1hr Java coding test unmonitored with several short and a few 10+min coding questions
Went through results in person with technical person 30 mins
2-person panel of team leads f2f general background questions, typical interview questions
Another day 3-person panel with HR, another team leader and fellow coder
Final meeting with recruiter to go through details
Work culture seemed positive, open plan office, people very friendly and interested in new people, hours supposedly respected. Shuttle to office morning and evening. Canteen in office as well as gym. General positive atmosphere.Interview Questions
Reasons for Declining
- Standard technical questions, not much time to look anything up or test in IDE so need to be fast-thinking and confident in Java. Had the opportunity to go through these afterwards which was helpful, could explain thinking. Most difficult questions were about background interests, not sure why this was to be explained in detail more than usual unless they do not encourage a life outside work and find it conflictive (?) Answer Question
Not because of company itself, for other reasonsDeclined OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
NASDAQ OMX is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital...
Mission: We provide market-leading technology solutions and intelligence to help businesses and investors succeed in today’s global capital markets.