C/C++ Senior Software Developer - Tradebook

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Jul 24, 2012 - Requisition No. 33977

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 Tradebook is an Agency broker our focus is on developing black box trading systems, algorithmic trading systems, providing connectivity solution for the FIX Protocol, and providing direct market connectivity solutions.

Tradebook is seeking developers with project experience in creating systems for:

  • Algorithmic Trading
  • Black Box Trading
  • Market Making
  • Risk Management
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Event Based Trading
  • Solutions for Hedge Funds
  • Solutions for Proprietary Trading firms (Prop shops)
  • High frequency trading applications
  • Low latency trading applications


  • Implementing systems with the FIX Protocol
  • Optimizing systems for low latency trading
  • Optimizing high frequency trading systems
  • Application Architecture / Design in C/C++, UNIX, data structures
  • Quantitative Development & Financial Engineering
  • Quantitative and Risk Analysis
  • Infrastructure Architecture and Engineering
  • Technical Project Management & Leadership
  • We will also consider an applicant that has ONLY strong C/C++/data structures and UNIX skills regardless of experience
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