Cboe
3.4 of 5 19 reviews
www.cboe.com Chicago, IL 500 to 999 Employees

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Great place to work for pay and financial possibilities. Lacks in system stability and employer-employee line-of-sight.

Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at Cboe

ProsGreat pay. Fairly low stress. Slow learning curve. Low expectations. Firm is (currently) privately held. Downtown Chicago. Nice employee referral program. Great resume stuffer.

It's a great "in" if you are in the Financial field or have an interest in Options and/or Stock. Lots of knowledgable people who have been around since the early days of CBOE.

ConsPoor working relationships. Poor direct management supervision. Poor performance planning and management. Poor project management. Poor project execution. Low quality technological system.

There seem to be serious disconnects between the average employee and the overall direction of the company. Projects are often discombobulated, hard to implement, hard to follow, hard to clean up. With multiple projects being implemented, one on top of the other, the quality of the system would seem to be compromised. The employees that have been here for a while often come across as arrogant and can be difficult to work with, requiring other employees to pry information out of them.

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember to keep the vision and goals of the organization strong and obvious to all levels of employees at the firm and create employee engagement as well as strong career paths.

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Excellent company to work for.

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at Cboe


Pros: Very relaxed work atmosphere, good salary & very good… Cons: Not much career advancement opportunities. Advice to Senior Management: Create some middle level positions. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great place for IT technical work

Engineer, Systems Development (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at Cboe full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Good salary, great benefits, good people. Lot of opportunity… Cons: No much opportunity for career growth. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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