Phlx Reviews

Updated Nov 30, 2020

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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    World Class

    Nov 30, 2020 - Executive Director in New York, NY
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    Pros

    Global, Cutting-edge, Fin-tech, In the Middle of Everything

    Cons

    Fragmented globally, Lack of uniformity of Roles and Titles across units

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Inside Sales

    Oct 23, 2020 - Inside Sales in San Francisco, CA
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    Pros

    Awesome Place to work at

    Cons

    could be better in terms of management decisions

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee

    It was a Great company to work for

    Apr 10, 2013 -  
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    Pros

    Good people, family-like atmosphere, good compensation, very technology-oriented, interesting business to be in, lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    Not in business any more. They were too good and too attractive to other companies to stand on their own.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Good place to work, second class citizen to headquarters though

    Apr 1, 2012 - Programmer Lead in Philadelphia, PA
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    Pros

    1. Nice location from hustle of headquarters in NY 2. Long serving employees from PHLX 3. Good options knowledge 4. Good salary

    Cons

    1. Growth gets stunted on technical ladder 2. Second class citizen treatment compared to NASDAQ OMX headquarters in NY since PHLX is an acquired company even though options business earns good revenue for the mothership

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    good business model but bad technology

    Dec 6, 2009 - Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
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    Pros

    learn derivatives trading model. high speed low latency trading system. access to a number of trading firms and explore their trading strategies.

    Cons

    no new technologies introduced and was lagging behind on the technological innovation. phlx had a very bad choice of technology for trading platform.

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  6. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Dead end

    Apr 16, 2010 - Lead Developer in Phila, PA
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    Pros

    You could learn business well, some related technologies, definitely good for resume. Some systems are such a stupid mix of everything that some people that touched them could pretend to be gods.

    Cons

    No way to grow except for brown noses. Lots of self inflicted problems. Management forces down technical decisions without listening to pros.

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Family business

    Feb 28, 2015 -  
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    Pros

    Good scale projects and very good colleagues.

    Cons

    Its a Family business, therefore odd working environment.

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Trading

    Feb 3, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Great people, location and made many friends

    Cons

    high stress and the benefits not up to par

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