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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"Fast paced."
Pros: 
  • The graduate salary and benefits package is very generous.
  • Work given to graduates is both challenging and innovative.
  • Colleagues and managers are supportive when it comes to graduate development.
  • Expenses can be claimed for many things, which graduates find very helpful.
Cons: 
  • The hours are considered to be pretty long by some graduates.
  • Graduates may not have much control over the location they end up in.
  • Some facilities and systems could be improved.
  • The method of claiming expenses can be tricky.
Culture
9.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.2 / 10
 
Hours
8.0 / 10
 
Salary
8.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.2 / 10
 
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"It's a straightforward application process where you apply online and have interviews..."

"The culture at First Derivatives is very young and vibrant. We are a very social..."

"The office space is clean and bright. Our dress code is corporate and quite stri..."

"The working day is nine hours (including an hour for lunch) but there is flexibility..."

"The salary is fair and I have found that bonuses are generous."

"All travel expenses are covered and there are regular social activities. Our CEO..."

"I had two interviews at HQ with HR staff this was followed by one logic test taken..."

"I was asked some company questions, financial questions as well as some questions..."

"As far as I am aware the company doesn't have a high carbon footprint."

"HR are always there to answer any questions you might have."

"We have lots of international employees and more women have been joining in recent..."

"There isn't much movement in my particular role but there are great opportunities..."

"The fact that the company commit to recruiting, retaining and basing local talent..."

"I work with financial systems, modifying systems according to client requirements..."

"The exposure to international banks, the people and the travel."

"There is the potential to be in Newry for prolonged periods of time."

"The average age of employees is 26."

"Busy, lively and friendly."

"The opportunities to work for global clients and the package offered."

"The training for this role is very much being thrown into the deep end, but this..."

"More classes on some technical topics could be useful."

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