Software Engineering Team Leader - Ticker Plant Feeds Logic - Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Posted May 11, 2023 - Requisition No. 116212

Bloomberg is the premier provider of real-time market data to the financial world. The Ticker Plant is a high-performance processing pipeline and a low-latency time-series database for global financial market data. We are at the core of Bloomberg, handling more than 80 billion events a day on millions of financial instruments.

Bloomberg Ticker Plant’s mission is to aggregate, enrich and disseminate real time market data ranging from niche hand-priced venues to the trading centres of the global financial system. We make all this accessible with the stroke of a key via the user-facing Bloomberg Terminal as well as programmatically through our range of Enterprise solutions that form the backbone of today’s financial institutions.

In Hong Kong, we’re looking for a Team Leader of a team which will specialize in the market data we receive from venues across the Asia Pacific region. The team leads all aspects of the quality of that data, and reacts to real-world changes to ensure our crucial financial information keeps flowing to our clients. In addition, the team is proactive in improving Ticker Plant’s internal client interface, with a broad remit to improve user interfaces, tooling, and documentation.

You’ll employ your strong technical skills and demonstrated people management ability to lead an impactful team. You’ll guide and coach your team members on software engineering principles and industry standards. You’ll represent Ticker Plant to its broad network of partners across Asia Pacific, while acting as a leader in a growing engineering community.

What’s in it for you?

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a hands-on technical leader and build a critical team in Bloomberg’s market data infrastructure. You’ll gain valuable experience leading a small team of dedicated engineers, while remaining hands-on, to create the future technology of the Ticker Plant in Bloomberg.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Inspire and motivate your team to achieve great results, while supporting individual growth and development
  • Take the lead on hiring and helping build the engineering and domain skills required to maintain a critically important system
  • Lead the development of technical solutions to meet current and future business needs
  • Ensure continuous improvement of solutions and discover new ways of working as a team
  • Establish methodologies that result in high quality of software, systems and services
  • Create a strong team culture which is focused on delivering value and increasing individual and team capabilities
  • Develop strong partnerships across internal development teams and business teams
  • Take risks. You will be encouraged to explore, innovate and strive to exceed expectations, while at the same time inspire the same attitude within your team

You’ll need to have:

  • 5+ years of experience with technical leadership
  • Demonstrated experience with people management - leading and coaching team members and influencing third party technology strategy
  • Demonstrated experience with software engineering and coding in object-oriented languages such as C++, Python, Java
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge and experience in all phases of software development
  • An ability to foster a collaborative team environment and promote a culture of teamwork and excellence
  • Excellent relationship management skills. Our customers are software developers in other teams.
  • The ability to listen, communicate, challenge and influence team members, peers and your management
  • The desire to own issues and handle effectively through to resolution

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