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Experienced C++ Developer (8+ Years) - CTO UI Technology Research

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New York, NY

Posted May 17, 2011 - Requisition No. 30037

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

Bloomberg's CTO UI Technology Research group acts as a liaison between our R&D Software Infrastructure group and User Experience group. Our primary goal is to set the technology direction for company products, particularly the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service through short, medium and long term projects, with an emphasis on creating better human experiences with technology.

Bloomberg is looking for a very senior software developer experienced in the design of complex software products and business systems. This is a unique opportunity to influence one of the most ubiquitous and influential software products in the marketplace. Although this is not a management role, this position will be a technical conduit for front-end and back-end technologies in conjunction with business needs. This is a position for the serious software developer who thrives on being in the trenches, responsible for designing and maintaining a collaborative environment between our R&D Software Infrastructure group and User Experience group.
The ideal candidate must possess extensive experience in both architecting software infrastructure as well as application development. For example, you would want to design your own web browser, as opposed to building the web sites. You must be a team player with proven success on achieving aggressive deadlines. Demonstration of strong passion, excellent communication skills, and creative problem solving is a must.


  • 8+ Years in writing object-oriented software using the C++ programming language
  • Proficient with using UNIX and Windows system
  • Proficient with many GUI toolkits in UI & UX
  • Proficient in programming multithreaded and networking applications
  • Familiar with systems programming
  • Knowledge of Web UI (via HTML, Flash, etc) as well as traditional native toolkits (WPF, GTK, Win32)
  • Able to converse in a variety of programming languages: Javascript, Lua, C++, C#, Python, etc.
  • Involvement in open source projects is a plus.
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