Fidessa Reviews

Updated Sep 13, 2021

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2.7
27%
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42%
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Fidessa CEO Chris Aspinwall
Chris Aspinwall
179 Ratings
Pros
  • "Collegiate atmosphere, good work life balance(in 69 reviews)

  • "Relaxing spacious working environment(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No real opportunities for career progression within the company(in 16 reviews)

  • "It was obvious from day one that the senior management were only interested in the 1(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      It was good

      Sep 13, 2021 - Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not a lot to say now days.

      Cons

      It used to be fun, not so much anymore

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Okay

      Sep 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Reasonably modern tech stack Decent work-life balance

      Cons

      Salary is not amazing Does not feel like a tech company

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Not much to say

      Aug 25, 2021 - Senior Developer in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It is ok I guess

      Cons

      Can be a bit boring

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Poor

      Aug 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Breakfast provided Interesting business area

      Cons

      Limited progression Lacking clarity from leadership

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      It's ok but could be better

      Jul 25, 2021 - Office Administrator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They give you free fruit

      Cons

      Management do not listen enough

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Lack of career progression

      Jul 25, 2021 - Senior Implementation Analyst in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People in the team are generally easy-going.

      Cons

      There is no clear sense of direction given to employees as to how their work fit into the bigger picture. Technologies used are old and outdated, or are non-transferable, specific to this company only.

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    8. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Good company until acquired by ION

      Aug 23, 2021 - Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not much. Maybe an opportunity to learn about capital markets.

      Cons

      Too many to mention since ION acquisition but here are a few: - Little respect or care for employees - Most experienced staff have now left leaving huge knowledge gaps - Poor client service due to lack of staff - No investment in products - Strategy is to cut costs no matter what the impact is on staff or clients

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      TSA

      Jul 15, 2021 - Technical Support Analyst in Woking, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with in Fidessa

      Cons

      Not much career progression in Fidessa

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Good company

      Jul 13, 2021 - Technical Delivery Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, decent pay, interesting work

      Cons

      Politics, can't comment on company now it is ion.

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    11. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Work Life Balance

      Jul 13, 2021 - Business Analyst in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Global team, relatively good medical plan, flexible in working place during COVID

      Cons

      In the middle of acquisition, so all processes are changing

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