Linux High-Performance Developer (3+ Years) - R&D SWINF API & Data Distribution | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Linux High-Performance Developer (3+ Years) - R&D SWINF API & Data Distribution

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New York, NY

Posted Jul 5, 2011 - Requisition No. 30576

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 R&D Software Infrastructure API & Data Distribution group is responsible for API solutions that provide subscription based low latency market data and a wealth of historical and reference data in compact, self describing formats. This data is programmatically available to clients via C++, Java, and .NET language bindings.

Bloomberg's API & Data Distribution group is looking for an exceptional experienced High-Performance Linux developer. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on highly optimized, scalable, redundant and distributed software that facilitates normalization, and delivery of low latency data. The candidate must possess a strong ability to multitask effectively, prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment, and work in team environment.


  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Related Field (or equivalent expertise)
  • Minimum of 3 years of C++ Linux development experience
  • Solid understanding of Data Structures, Algorithms, and Object-Oriented design
  • Solid understanding of Multi-threading and Network programming
  • Solid understanding of High-Performance Linux development
  • Knowledge of JAVA and .NET is a plus
  • Understanding of XML/XSD and other schema driven data is a plus
  • Financial and/or Market Data experience is a plus
  • Team player
  • Problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
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