NASDAQ OMX Group Reviews

Updated 26 February 2015
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  1. NASDAQ offers a stimulating environment, where daily activities vary greatly.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Software in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Relaxed, flexible and usually informal environment that encourages individual input and self motivation. Daily activities vary greatly, offering variety and challenge. Regular client interaction on a global level makes the company feel grounded in the real world.

    Cons

    Large organisation which unfortunately brings a fair degree of bureaucracy with it. Training opportunities tend to be limited. Pay is industry standard.

    Advice to Management

    Greater access to training of employees would be beneficial to all. More allowance for R&D activities would help to get fresh IT ideas into the current products, as some of these are somewhat dated.

  2. Internship

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at NASDAQ OMX Group as an intern (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I thoroughly enjoyed interning for NASDAQ. A major positive was that there was always something for me to do (and it wasn't administrative work). My boss was very intelligent and wanted me to get the most out of the experience. I would recommend interning here to anyone interested in the field.

    Cons

    You don't interact with anyone beyond your direct supervisor

  3. Good company.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NASDAQ OMX Group

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits with the firm.

    Cons

    Long, brutal hours but not unusual for the industry.

    Advice to Management

    Increase staff.

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  5. Helpful (3)

    Solid past, somewhat rocky future

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    If you find yourself in the right role you will be presented fantastic opportunity to grow and learn. The business is very diverse and there are always "new" areas of the capital markets business to learn.

    Cons

    Promotion can be challenging, in sort of "typical" corporate environment manner. Who you align yourself with, professionally, can have a profound impact on the potential for career growth.

  6. Helpful (2)

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Account Manager in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Service Account Manager in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They have invested a lot of money in next gen service offerings, waiting to see how it all turns out. They pay well, no quota, opportunities for bonuses, cool people.

    Cons

    Very chaotic place to work. Many internal requirements in order to keep reports accurate.

    Advice to Management

    Rome wasn't built in a day.

  7. Helpful (2)

    Many great opportunities if in the right areas

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very focused on maintaining profit. You will always be busy and working on important projects. Will get great experience in the technology organization

    Cons

    Environment does not foster innovation or risk taking. Very limited training opportunities. Technology area is focused on implementing big company waterfall processes.

  8. Intern

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I worked at NASDAQ OMX Group as an intern

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I really liked the people I worked with. Super efficient company. great mentor

    Cons

    nothing really bad to say

  9. I was an intern this summer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Systems Reliability Engineer in New York, NY (US)
    Current Intern - Systems Reliability Engineer in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group as an intern (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -internship program is flexible but provided structure when it was needed
    -bosses expected a lot but also were humans
    -compensation was great
    -exposure to other parts of the company and meeting people was a huge plus. i got to learn about different business units and what they did. shadowing people was encouraged and people were responsive to any inquiries i had about their role, why the liked it, etc.
    -they look to hire their interns

    Cons

    -the internship program is just beginning so managers dont really know what to do sometimes
    -some managers or mentors were too busy for their interns

    Advice to Management

    branding branding branding

  10. Lots of new development

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is investing heavily in growth
    Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Becoming more corporate
    Hard to navigate through the layers sometimes

  11. Helpful (2)

    Excellent people, team culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NASDAQ OMX Group full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nasdaq has some fantastic dedicated people working hard and sincerely. It's a very team oriented culture and people tend to pull their weight. Yes, there is plenty of politics, but that is corporate life. Still, it's a great company working prominently on the world stage.

    Cons

    Under-market compensation and slow forward career path. The company is also too lean and certain groups are stretched too thin.

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