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Protocol Coordinator

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New York, NY

Posted Sep 17, 2009 - Requisition No. 24010

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

The Role

As Bloomberg pursues developing standards for its client facing interfaces and protocols, there is a need for a team to focus on evaluating and contributing to protocol standards, including wire formats and data schemas for the demanding requirements of real-time market data. A successful candidate will lead this effort for Bloomberg for its data products. Tasks include reviewing requirements, participating and contributing to standards committees, coordination with vendors, and integration with clients.


  • 10+ years experience with transport protocol design and support
  • 5+ years active development experience (C++ preferred)
  • Financial market data experience
  • Experience with transport middleware and protocols (e.g. UDP, TCP, PGM, AMQP)
  • Tibco Software, 29West, Wombat, RTI
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