PEAK6 Assessment Test

I applied Trading Assistant Program at PEAK6 and was asked to complete an assessment test. I am wondering anyone has any idea of what it is. Appreciate it.

What is PEAK6 Investments?

PEAK6 is an investment firm located in Chicago which focuses on capital management, clearing services, investment with strategic advice, and sports venture capital.

Learn more about trading at PEAK6 in a video provided by the firm.

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PEAK 6 Interview Process

An anonymous user shared the following insight about the process:

Online assessment, followed by brief phone conversation, then an on campus interview. On campus interview split into 3 portions, one hr, one math/probability (8 questions), and another conversation with a trader. The math portion is 8 questions, some mental math, some expected value problems with more information, you get pencil and paper for those. Friendly interviewers.

PEAK6 Pre-Interview Online Exam

An anonymous user on glassdoor shared the following information:

After filling out an application online, you have about a week to fill out two different online exams, in a sense. One is a more traditional personality survey. The other consists of short probability questions; there are only ten and you have three minutes to answer each.

Before the interview, you'll need to take an online assessment. 52x2=104 personality questions, 10 math/probability questions 1 min each, about 1 hours in total to finish the assessment.

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Comments (16)

 
Oct 9, 2012 - 10:47pm

I took it. Expect a few probability questions, some IQ-type pattern-recognition questions, some what's next in the series questions (ex: 1 4 9 16 ? 36, where ? = 25), and a couple logic/deduction questions. Not too hard but then again I didn't hear back.

 
Oct 15, 2012 - 10:43pm

bokonon:
I applied Trading Assistant Program at PEAK6 and was asked to complete an assessment test. I am wondering anyone has any idea of what it is. Appreciate it.

I heard back today with invitation to phone interview, anyone else?

 
Oct 16, 2012 - 1:01pm

exceptionruled:
bokonon:
I applied Trading Assistant Program at PEAK6 and was asked to complete an assessment test. I am wondering anyone has any idea of what it is. Appreciate it.

I heard back today with invitation to phone interview, anyone else?

When did you take it? I took it a little over a week ago and just got an email saying in order to be considered I have to fill in some missing information that I didn't provide. It was just a survey asking how I heard about PEAK6.

 
Sep 17, 2017 - 3:54pm

I took a math assessment for trading associate role and a coding assessment for trader support position. I was rejected for the support role and received an invitation to skype interview for the trading associate. Preparing for it now.

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