Senior Software Developer C/C++ BVAULT

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Aug 8, 2012 - Requisition No. 34135

The Role:

Bloomberg is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join their Bloomberg Vault team. The Bloomberg Vault team is responsible for building and supporting high availability, large scale compliance system that is critical to all Bloomberg's real-time communications on the Bloomberg platform products, including MSG, IB and IB Talk. The system performs real-time compliance checking, indexing and archiving of all communications exchanged between Bloomberg users. Compliance officers(Bloomberg's customers) rely heavily on the system to ensure that their users are communicating and trading in a regulatory compliant manner. Other key features of the product include consolidated archiving for all enterprise content (such as email, IM, SMS, PIN, social media), real-time policy management to automatically supervise communication against pre-defined rules, real-time search & analytics and review & export capabilities on ingested data, legal hold capabilities and eDiscovery workflows.

The ideal candidate will join a quickly growing agile team in the development of the Bloomberg Vault product. Must be able to work independently to find a path to success by researching and recommending alternatives when faced with challenging situations. Candidates should have a passion for technology and a flexible, creative approach to problem solving. They should be able to take ownership of business requirements and devise and develop solutions that meet customer needs. Time to market is critical. Day to day tasks will involve the development and integration of new applications and enhancements, and working on projects to improve the stability of our existing software.


  • 3+ years experience in software development on Unix
  • Strong knowledge in C, C++
  • Experience with building large-scale distributed indexing & search systems.
  • Experience with Java, Solr & Lucene & NLP is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge in network programming and multi-threading
  • Experienced in managing changes in highly sensitive systems
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills, with a creative and flexible attitude
  • Experience with windows platform & MS Exchange Server is a plus

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.

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