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Senior Software Engineer - Exchange Trading Connectivity - Frankfurt

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Posted Jan 12, 2023 - Requisition No. 113367

Who we are:

A critical part of our trading applications is their real-time connectivity to brokers and exchanges around the world - this is where ENG Trading Connectivity comes in. Our broker network is one of the largest networks in the financial industry and we enable our clients to submit orders for Equity, Futures and Options. Our IOI platform is the market leader and completes the products offering we maintain in ENG TC.

Our team:

Exchange Trading Connectivity (ETC) is an engineering group in Bloomberg that acts as a center of excellence for facilitating the transactional connectivity of various order and execution management systems to trading venues. In Europe, we are strengthening Bloomberg’s position as a leader in many markets by being a "one-stop shop" to provide trading connectivity to multiple venues (stock exchanges, alternative trading system) across the globe.
Check out more about how we work and what it means to be a part of our Engineering team in Frankfurt here:

We’ll trust you to:

  • Take ownership for the full software development life-cycle, from understanding the needs of the business through to coding (in C++), deployment and maintenance. Your work will be highly visible, making you highly accountable
  • Enjoy solving sophisticated problems: you will balance the best of your technical and product knowledge to craft outstanding solutions for our customers
  • Be resourceful, flexible, and an excellent collaborator willing to engage with the wider community – from Inner Source to Open Source to our partners

You'll need to have:

  • 4+ years working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Python, Java, etc.)
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience
  • An understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms
  • Prior contributions to system design and architecture and scaling fault-tolerant, distributed systems
  • Honest approach to problem-solving, and ability to collaborate with peers, stakeholders and management

Our culture:

We’re incredibly proud of our culture and collaboration sits at the centre of how we operate, you’ll 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.
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 collaborate across teams.
We’re big advocates of getting together and sharing ideas, we hold 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 brand-new 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

Interviewing with us:

We believe interviewing is a two way street. It's a way for us to get to know you and your skills, and also a way for you to learn more about the team, our technical challenges, and what you'd be working on.
The content of each interview round will be tailored to the role and your background, but the general framework can be found here:
We want to ensure you can put your best foot forward throughout the process, so if you have any questions or need any accommodations to be successful, please let us know!
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.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email / or our Diversity Partner EmployAbility


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