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Senior Software Engineer – Electronic Trading Networks (Frankfurt)

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Posted Mar 25, 2022 - Requisition No. 101897

In this role, you will be joining a team that drives the integration of internal and external Order Management and Execution Management Systems. Our mission is to design and build multi-asset systems that can deliver value no matter which markets our clients are trading in. You will be working in a globally distributed, fast-paced environment where your contributions will make a direct impact on the team and product. Your work will shape our infrastructure as we transition to distributed high-performance architectures that deliver speed and reliability by design. We work primarily in C++, but we believe a smart engineer can learn any language. If you want to make an immediate impact and work on the financial world's toughest challenges, apply today.

We'll trust you to:

  •   Rapidly absorb new technologies while building domain knowledge
  •   Learn to build high availability, scalable systems in a distributed context
  •   Build high throughput, low latency service-oriented applications
  •   Collaborate closely with both product and development teams in Bloomberg offices across the globe

Our culture:

  • We’re incredibly proud of our culture and collaboration sits at the centre of how we operate, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate across teams and locations on a global scale, both virtually and in person.
  • Engineers at Bloomberg actively shape the direction of our technology and products, helping drive innovation in the financial markets.
  • Frankfurt is one of 11 engineering hubs at Bloomberg, since being established in 2014 Frankfurt has enjoyed consistent growth, now with 140 employees and 70 in engineering, the office has become an integral part of Bloomberg's global tech communities and initiatives.
  • Since 2021 we’ve been employing a hybrid work model, which gives our engineers flexibility but also allows us to foster team spirit and collaboration across teams.
  • We’re big advocates of getting together and sharing ideas, our Frankfurt office holds regular internal and external tech, social and philanthropic events to strengthen our relationships with the local community.
  • Our Frankfurt office is in the heart of the city, it's also newly refurbished, so for the days that you’re in the office you can enjoy state of the art facilities, which include a fully stocked pantry serving breakfasts and lunches.

Alongside a great culture, we also offer Frankfurt employees a comprehensive list of benefits, which include:

  • 100% coverage on health insurance costs for employees and eligible family members
  • 30+ days holiday per year
  • Endless opportunities to participate in philanthropic events and charity days
  • Sponsorship for continuous education and professional development
  • Sponsorship to attend external events and global conferences

You need to have:

  • 3+ years development experience in C++ or Java 
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms and communication frameworks
  • Experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field

We’d love to see:

  •   Experience with distributed open-source infrastructure such as Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, etc.
  •   Experience with order management and/or execution management systems
  •   Familiarity with Financial Information Exchange protocol (FIX)
  •   Familiarity with automated unit, integration and system testing in containerized environments

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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