Accepted a new tech role at a bank, however I am doubting whether I want to work in tech at a bank or at a solely tech focused company. If anyone else has been in the same position I’d love advice

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I didn’t work for a bank directly but worked in financial sector and can tell you that unless it’s a small company that started with a tech focus ( HFT) then you will fall behind on best practices and experience you could get at tech firm. Also, be prepared to make 30-50% what peers make in straight tech.


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Having worked at a big bank, I would opt for a tech company. If it’s a neobank though, that seems way more tech forward.

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