JPMC interview

Intel qmm
Feb 22 26 Comments

Had 3 interviews with JPMC for a new team over the past couple of weeks - recruiter has been ghosting for the past week.

Is this a normal time frame? After interviews, don't they at least get back to you?

TC: 125k

Unrelated: they told me that they had hired several people from GCP and Salesforce to lead the team..how? Can JP actually match salaries that high?

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  • Qualcomm NqAf57
    I heard that JPMC's software development is very corporate. Super slow to adopt new technologies, antiquated tech stack, and everyone is treated like a bank employee rather than someone working for a tech company; have to wear a suit everyday and always be smartly dressed, no perks such as free food, low salaries, etc.
    Feb 228
    • Facebook WJjF80
      I worked for them for like a month and then quit. It was very corporate. Took a week to get a laptop. Took two more weeks to get any work assigned. It’s a good place to got to retire, but not to work on your career.
      Feb 22
    • Qualcomm NqAf57
      WJjF80, how was the comp?
      Feb 22
    • Facebook WJjF80
      ^this was a long time ago, ~85k for ~5 years experience in 2013
      Feb 22
    • Google lumpi
      I worked there recently. It hasn’t changed.
      Feb 22
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      They told me something about a new Palo Alto campus and casual wear...
      Feb 22
    • Chase / Engflaw600
      They are slow to adopt new tech but that’s mainly because of their scale - things can go wrong very quickly and even a 1% failure rate is still 10 million users. The suit thing isn’t there anymore and hasn’t been for a couple of years. Free food isn’t available and they do tend to underpay - however you do have higher job security there. That said, they’re aggressively working to increase pay to at least reasonably match the market, but in the end it’s very corporate. There is a big desire for change in upper management that doesn’t trickle down to day-to-day work
      Feb 23
    • Chase onlyitj
      It's corporate and lot of politics, but tech stack is not bad! And certainly it's business casual for most days, and no free perks except free coffee 😀
      Feb 23
    • Chase / EngHeLn18
      No suits anymore for engineers, dress code is jeans and a polo/button up at most, but usually a t shirt is fine. Most managers don’t care about your dress unless it’s totally inappropriate.
      Mar 14
  • Chase / Eng
    FloridaMan

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    FloridaManmore
    JPMC is not actually that bad. Dress code here is casual. Stack isn't brand new but everything is past few years technology wise. 5-10 year old systems are being retired. And yeah, around here they will match salaries. They have deep pockets. TC over 140 in low cost area in FL.

    That being said the bureaucracy is fucking horrible. Infrastructure is a constant struggle. Software development methodology dysfunctional at best. Many developers that have no CS background. Don't know many basics of Java let alone algos or data structures.

    It's a good place to raise a family and work a 9-5. WLB is fantastic, get heaps of vacay, great bennies and retirement, etc. But don't come here after college and stay too long, you'll pick up bad habits.
    Feb 271
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      Sounds like things are improving!

      If only the recruiter didn't ghost for the past 2 weeks..
      Feb 27
  • Chase DaimeJimon
    We did hire salesforce Data Science big shot and the google cloud AI lead to the palo alto office particularly, but as always it depends a lot on the team you land. Sadly, we are in the dark age in tech, however 11B spending in tech tend to help on upskilling everything so tech is changing change is being deployed but it will take time.
    Feb 260
  • Societe Generale
    MOJO JØJØ

    Societe Generale

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    MOJO JØJØmore
    I also gave onsite interview last week. They haven't gotten back to me since then
    Feb 224
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      You ever get a reply?
      Feb 27
    • Societe Generale
      MOJO JØJØ

      Societe Generale

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      MOJO JØJØmore
      I sent them a mail that I got an offer from another company.. I need an update on what's going on.. still no reply lol
      Feb 27
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      Same! I wonder if there's something internal going on..
      Feb 27
    • Societe Generale
      hubba_huba

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      hubba_hubamore
      I didn't get a reply till now
      Mar 2
  • Microsoft bgr!!(,75h
    Seattle or NYC?
    Feb 223
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      Was told it was flexible. I spoke to someone from Seattle.
      Feb 22
    • Microsoft bgr!!(,75h
      Heard they are growing team in Seattle.
      Feb 22
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      Heard anything about TC? :)
      Feb 22
  • Oracle halschd
    A tech company should start a bank.
    It's been done on a smaller scale like HSA's.
    Feb 222
    • Intel qmm
      OP
      Could totally see Amazon doing it..
      Feb 22
    • Oracle halschd
      They halfway are, many ppl have thousands in Amazon gift credit tied up and there's that Amzn store card.
      Feb 22
  • Chase onlyitj
    How many YOE?
    Feb 230
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Stoc
    Mind sharing your experience with them? YOE? What kinda questions did they ask? Role?
    Feb 220

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