Senior Software Engineer - Bloomberg Index Team

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Aug 28, 2012 - Requisition No. 34319

The Role:

The Bloomberg Index team is seeking a senior software developer to lead the design and development of a brand new infrastructure to deliver the next generation of financial indices. This initiative aims to create new families of indices across multiple asset types that will be offered on all core Bloomberg services. The new state-of-the-art index infrastructure is expected to scale to thousands of indices, incorporate complex, index methodologies for various asset types, and operate in a fully distributed, automated fashion leveraging cutting edge technologies. The Bloomberg Index product is expected to set a new industry standard and become one of the leading offerings in the market upon release.

The Bloomberg Index product is in a very early stage and this is an exciting time to join the team to take this brand new product to the next level!


  • 5+ years in designing and developing distributed (SOA), multi-threaded infrastructures using C++, Unix and relational databases
  • Strong problem solving skills with solid background in data structures, algorithms
  • Proven track record of being self-driven and showing a ¿get-it-done¿ attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Development experience in the financial index industry, or commodity and fixed income securities is a big 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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