Jane Street Reviews

Updated 15 Apr 2020

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4.8
92%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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Jane Street Managing Director Sandor Lehoczky
Sandor Lehoczky
27 Ratings
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  • "Long hours entail constant mental exertion(in 6 reviews)

  • "No cons that come to mind for me(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Engaging Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jane Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very smart people, collaborative culture, great pay

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Jane Street2020-04-16
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Salary"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quantitative Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jane Street full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It has a diverse atmosphere and people are all very talented there.

    Cons

    The pace is a bit fast and sometimes feels pressured

    Jane Street2020-04-15
  3. "Interesting work, fun culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jane Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazingly smart and hard working co-workers Top-notch benefits Fairly flat hierarchy for the size of the company Work is exciting Code quality is excellent

    Cons

    Similar to other trading firms, the secrecy can be slightly annoying

    Jane Street2020-02-14
  4. "Mostly satisfied"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Content Coordinator in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jane Street full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Can be very creative Great perks and beautiful office

    Cons

    Office politics are messy and can be quite immaturely dealt with

    Jane Street2020-02-16
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Best company I’ve ever worked for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Current Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jane Street full-time

    Pros

    Jane Street is by far the best company I’ve ever worked for. People really care about the culture and environment and it shows. Amazing benefits, food, and coworkers.

    Cons

    WFH could be more flexible but the great work life balance makes up for that.

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    Jane Street2019-11-21
  6. Helpful (1)

    "culture"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jane Street part-time

    Pros

    good recruiting and they do a good god

    Cons

    none i think they do a good job

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    Jane Street2019-10-21
  7. "Work Culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Jane Street full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed Environment, good hours, not stressed

    Cons

    Not very Social colleagues to work with

    Jane Street2019-10-26
  8. "Fake job"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Jane Street part-time

    Pros

    There was a lot of breaks

    Cons

    Rubbish I hated it a lot.

    Jane Street2019-08-28
  9. "Good, but confusing codebase"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) 

    I have been working at Jane Street full-time

    Pros

    OCaml, interesting problems, smart people

    Cons

    Hard to see where your code is used

    Jane Street2019-08-16
  10. "review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Trader in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jane Street part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good work life balance overall

    Cons

    interview process was very hard

    Jane Street2019-08-06
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