Flow Traders Technical and Personal Interview

I've cleared the maths and IQ test of flowtraders. For the next step they would conduct 2 technical and 1 personal interview at the campus. Can anyone share what to expect in them. ? I have heard they ask case studies, can someone share how to prepare for them too? Any help is appreciated.

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Comments (13)

Nov 26, 2016

The office space they have in NY office is the worst I have seen. Pay is below average. Work gets monotonous after a while. I have friends working at other prop. firms, and Flow traders is coming up way short on a number of things. Some people are overworked and some are not worked enough. It is a joke of a place.

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Jan 28, 2017

Not worth offering any advice... as soon as people hear the word "trader", they would all willingly and gladly give up their left nut just to get it.

Jan 28, 2017

If you look at the annual report from last year, a substantial percentage of that NY office received >1mm bonuses. Where do you get the impression that their pay is below average?

Jan 31, 2017

I think their starting offer for college grads is pretty low but definitely not a joke of a place.

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Jan 28, 2017

Hey, Can i ask what is the IQ test about ? because I will be doing the same test next monday, could you please provide me more information on this please? thank you :)

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Jan 29, 2017

I heared only 25% of people fail the IQ test (80% or more fail the first numerical test).

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Feb 16, 2017

I interviewed there back in the summer of 2015, it was interesting.

First round was purely personality and general questions, the girl who was conducting the interview was very nice and we hit it off right away, no doubt that helped me get past that stage. Made her laugh a few times...isn't interviewing a bit like dating? Anyway, heard back right away that I would go to the next section. That was a mental math test, wasn't too bad, luckily for about 8 months prior I had really been focusing on that sort of thing, and did very well. Third round was the "intelligence" test, lots of pattern-matching and logic-based questions. Unfortunately, my computer decided to have a melt-down mid-test, and stole a lot of my time. Unfortunatley, that wasn't a valid excuse, and I did not pass. The guy I worked with for the 2nd and 3rd rounds was very nice though, and overall it was a pleasant experience.

Just make sure you do some mental math practice, and also make sure you're good at visual pattern-matching, if they still use that same test.

"When you stop striving for perfection, you might as well be dead."

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Aug 5, 2018

Hey !! Could you suggest any resources to prepare for the IQ test, the sequence and pattern matching that you specifically suggested ?

Aug 5, 2018

Hey !! I have my Technical Interview coming up in a few days. Could you please help me out as to how should i prepare for it ? Any help is highly appreciated.
Questions , resources to study, your experience, any personal advice would be extremely valuable.
Thanks

Nov 12, 2018

Hi dragonslayer,

Would you sharing the experience and what questions I can expect and what I should prepare for it? Thanks a lot for your help!!