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C/C++ Senior Developer - R&D News

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New York, NY

Posted Sep 15, 2010 - Requisition No. 27500

The Company

Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information via the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® service and multimedia platforms. Bloomberg's media services cover the world with more than 2,200 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® 24-hour network delivers smart television to more than 240 million homes. BLOOMBERG RADIO® services broadcast via SIRIUS XM Radio and 1worldspaceTM satellite radio globally and on WBBR 1130AM in New York. The award-winning monthly BLOOMBERG MARKETS® magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine and the BLOOMBERG.COM® financial news and information Web site provide news and insight to businesses and investors.

The Role

The R&D News department at Bloomberg is looking for a senior developer to play a leading role in the design, implementation and support of some of the most critical applications on the Bloomberg Terminal. We process nearly 1 million stories a day from over 30,000 sources in a matter of milliseconds - if we take too long, the information loses value. In addition to the challenges presented by a high volume, low latency environment, we need to develop applications that make the story load manageable to our clients - how can we help them find the stories they need to make decisions? Some of the problems we work on include real-time indexing and classification, collaborative filtering, sentiment analysis and other news analytics.


  • Very Strong C/C++ expertise
  • Experience in developing multithreaded applications
  • Strong ability to design solutions to complex problems
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL and standard DBMS is preferable
  • 3+ years of experience

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