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FX Alliance Overview

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New York, NY (US)
201 to 500 employees
Unknown
Company - Private
Brokerage Services
£50 to £100 million (GBP) per year
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FX Alliance Reviews

  • "The premier FX provider that is a great place to work, learn and grow"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FX Alliance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Senior Management allows employees to manage and run with projects
    Great team of seasoned professionals to learn from
    Open, friendly and inclusive environment

    Cons

    High pressure environment is not for everyone but those who thrive on this are rewarded well
    At times software is brought to market a little early and that can cause issues

    Advice to Management

    Management does a great job of creating a vision and communicating that but the important thing is not to be distracted from that by noise and ensure what goes to market is fit for purpose and wont cause unnecessary issues

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FX Alliance Interviews

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    Senior Developer - Portfolio OMS Interview

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    No Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at FX Alliance.

    Interview

    Just to give a perspective, i come from a strong technical position from a HFT firm.

    They handout out a 30 min written test, taken out of an online java server side questionnaire. Get your own papers to solve them as they didn't supply them to me.

    If you clear the test, you will be interviewed by their technical cadre.

    The interviewers have a thick accent and uncommunicative , not a single smile. They seem to have a condescending attitude for others. I understand the difference between being proud of your system vs looking down on others.

    I guess the culture of the company shows up in the interviewers attitude - one of the interviewers (snr developer) ends with "okay, i have asked what i am told to ask. i will call the next interviwer" - seriously, are u following a written script!

    The second interviewer( technical manager) never had a clear flow of thought. he asks a question, probably, expecting a pre framed answer. When i try to logically reason out, he gets disinterested and jumps to a different question.

    Interview Questions

    • After explaining how i achieved zero fullGC, he says, "Aah, its all it is just -D configuration, no coding right?" :)   Answer Question
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