C/C++ GUI Software Architect
New York, NY
Posted Jul 14, 2010 - Requisition No. 26725
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.
Bloomberg's Application Infrastructure group supplies over 2,000 developers with an environment for rapid application development and deployment. We provide developers with a platform and infrastructure - components, toolkits, and frameworks necessary for writing high-quality, easy-to-use applications and deploying them to production quickly. We are currently seeking an exceptional senior software architect who is experienced in C/C++ API design and has a background with a variety of GUI toolkits to join our team of disciplined and creative developers in evolving our infrastructure arsenal to decrease time to market for front-end application writers. For a candidate with the experience and aptitude for team leadership, this role can include a leadership component, but exceptional individual contributors are welcome as well.
- 5 + Years in writing object-oriented software using the C++ programming language
- Possess solid understanding of the properties and appropriate use of basic algorithms and data structure
- Experience with multiple GUI toolkits, and proficiency in both UNIX and Windows
- Familiarity with open source GUI toolkits such as GTK and Qt, as well as network programming is desired
- Team player
- Problem solver
- Proactive and self-starter