IMC Trading Reviews

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Pros
  • "Very smart people that are willing to help out others and great benefits(in 17 reviews)

  • "Good work/life balance with many social and fitness based events which help to foster great friendships with colleagues(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Not much flexibility for remote work (Ideally you're in Chicago if in the US)(in 9 reviews)

  • "Lots of turnover, most traders have been in their jobs for less than 3 years(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      great

      Oct 3, 2021 - Intern 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      the culture and people seemed great.

      Cons

      not enough women in trading

      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great culture, decent pay, wonderful people

      Aug 2, 2022 - Software Developer in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - The culture, activities, social events, 'feel' of company (casual and open) - Attracts genuinely kind, honest people who care about each other

      Cons

      - Remuneration is lower compared with other HFTs

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Jul 27, 2022 - Office Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, good life/work balance, awesome perks

      Cons

      The interview process was extensive

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Best Trading Company in Chicago

      Jul 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      As someone who has worked at different financial shops, IMC has truly stood apart in that it takes culture and collaboration as seriously as it says it does. Working at IMC, you'll be surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry in an environment that is conducive for collaborating and learning.

      Cons

      Be prepared for the direct nature of your coworkers. Everyone at IMC is not afraid to give feedback and it is important to not take anything personally.

      1 person found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Aug 3, 2022 - Quantitave Trader in Walnut, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company to work for and very fun

      Cons

      a lot of work to do

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      workload

      Jul 1, 2022 - Trader in Mumbai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      can make good money if you are passionate about the job

      Cons

      long working hours and daily pressure of reporting PNL

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Its culture is changing

      Aug 1, 2022 - Operations 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are a lot of smart and fun people to work with.

      Cons

      Too much politics and not sure whether this toxic culture will ever change.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Jun 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      + Culture lots of great events & social activities (Weekend away) + Autonomy & trust with workload + International mobility

      Cons

      nothing I can think of!

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Work Environment

      May 19, 2022 - Quantitative Trader in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Culture - Pay - Flexibility in roles

      Cons

      - Hierarchy communication is difficult, so can feel isolated at times

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      HFT Firm

      May 28, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Strong at market making, algorithms

      Cons

      Not as strong in discretionary areas

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    IMC Trading has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5, based on over 199 reviews left anonymously by employees. 93% of employees would recommend working at IMC Trading to a friend and 83% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, IMC Trading employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at IMC Trading. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    93% of IMC Trading employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated IMC Trading 4.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.5 for culture and values and 4.4 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at IMC Trading to be career development, benefits, culture and the cons to be senior leadership, management.

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