Senior Software Developer - C++ - BLAW

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Sep 24, 2012 - Requisition No. 34573

The Role:

Bloomberg Law continues to expand its presence in the area of legal research by providing high quality, innovative solutions. Bloomberg R&D is looking to hire several great developers to work in group building our content services out of New York office. We work with C++, Boost, STL, Oracle, 64Bit Linux, and your expertise in these is highly desirable. However, we know that great developers can learn these things on the job. Whatever technologies, languages, or development environments you¿ve been using in your career, we do expect you to have mastered those, and we expect that you will be able to master any technology, language, or development environment that we use now or will need in the future. If you are an energetic, highly-motivated, experienced software engineer who wants to learn continuously while building great product, apply to help us lead the evolution of legal research.

This position offers a unique and significant opportunity to experience the creation of software in a startup like environment with the benefits of doing so within an established and successful company. You can take a part in shaping of the most exciting new products in the legal information services industry!


  • BS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or comparable experience
  • Understanding of industry best practices in object-oriented software design and development
  • 5+ years experience in C++ and relational database design (Oracle preferred)
  • Experience in multi-threaded programming
  • Experience with UNIX tools and shell scripting
  • Understanding of XML tools and experience with XPath

Experience in the following a strong plus:

  • Boost
  • Stored procedure development
  • Scripting languages such as Perl and Python

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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