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Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG)

4.6
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG) Reviews

GradAustralia surveyed 6 graduates working at Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG). Read on to get an insider’s view on life as a graduate.
4.6
Based on 6 reviews

Pros & Cons

  • Friendly and supportive atmosphere. Lots of interesting work.
  • Linking trading to poker and game theory, and understanding how to gain an edge on your opponent.
  • The best part of the company is the extensive training program in mock trading and poker, and the opportunity to work overseas in USA.
  • Intellectually stimulating culture, very performance based. Very good education for new employees. Decent hours and good remuneration + benefits.
  • There is always more work that can only be done in the office. 45hr/week expected.
  • First 12 months is essentially a continuous testing/hazing period.

What Insiders Say

5.8
Career Prospects
5.8
Career Prospects
Basically you just come in as an assistant and try to make trader. Once you make trader, that's pretty much as high as you need to go. Can be a desk lead etc. if you want to after maybe 8 years.
7.8
Corporate Social Responsibility
7.8
Corporate Social Responsibility
I have worked on nothing personal, but I understand the company gives large charitable donations.
9.3
Culture
9.3
Culture
The organization structure is very flat with no hierarchical culture whatsoever. Employees are very helpful and aid in the success of others.
8
Diversity
8
Diversity
Nothing I have seen has indicated any kind of prejudice.
8.3
Satisfaction
8.3
Satisfaction
Day tasks 8am - 4pm - includes running reports, entering data, monitoring systems, writing and maintaining codes. Education one to two evenings per week from 4pm - 6.30pm and includes lectures and probabilistic/logic games.
8.2
Management
8.2
Management
Easy to reach out to, innovation is always encouraged.
9.3
Office Work Environment
9.3
Office Work Environment
Great space in Sydney CBD.
9
Recruitment
9
Recruitment
Thorough assessment of abilities in multiple aspects. Multiple rounds of phone interviews, followed by an on-site interview. Mathematics, statistics, basic game theory, options. Know your fundamentals and don't claim to know something you don't.
8.3
Salary
8.3
Salary
Early career salaries are very high and bonuses are performance based Breakfast and lunch provided, gym, taxi home if at work late, sport games tickets, restaurant discounts.
7.7
Training
7.7
Training
Structured classes in mock trading and poker, which are designed to shape you into a capable trader.
8
Work Hours
8
Work Hours
Lots of hours in the first year then it steps down. Normal hours are 8.00am-5.00pm. In the first year you also do 5.00pm - 7.00pm for training. Some study is also required outside of work hours.
5.3
Sustainability
5.3
Sustainability