Engineering Team Leader - Exchange Trading Connectivity

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Hong Kong

Posted Sep 27, 2018 - Requisition No. 70977

It's not every day that you get the opportunity to lead a growing team that's designing, building and deploying software solutions that have a deep impact on financial markets worldwide, while also being hands-on to improve productivity and drive innovation. All of this, working in an established market leading company like Bloomberg.

We'll give you the opportunity to build market shaping products along with mentoring and empowering talented engineers. You'll be a key member of a development team that our clients rely on, leading a highly technical team and influencing the products' technical direction.Collaborating and adapting to a constantly changing business environment will help you develop expertise of what our core product delivery entails, understand customer needs and release products to meet those needs.

We'll trust you to:

  • Inspire and motivate a high performing team to achieve great results, while supporting individual growth and development
  • Lead the development of technical solutions to meet current and future business needs
  • Ensure continuous improvement of solutions and ways of working
  • Establish best practices that result in the highest quality in our products and service
  • Create a strong team environment which is passionate about delivering value and growing our capabilities
  • Develop strong partnerships across internal development teams and business teams
  • Take risks. Our rapidly changing environment will require you to rise to the challenge and strive to exceed expectations

You'll need to have:

  • Demonstrated experience leading a team of software engineers
  • Recent hands-on development experience in C++ (at least 3 years) and at least 6 years of experience overall
  • A deep understanding of key programming concepts like Object Oriented Programming, Data structures, Multi-threading, Template programming and Network programming
  • Familiarity with development in Unix/Linux environment
  • An ability to cultivate a collaborative environment through driving a strong culture of teamwork and taking advantage of team diversity
  • The technical ability to contribute directly to projects through hands on development as well as leading a team of software engineers
  • A passion to develop business domain expertise in order to solve problems
  • Experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Strong programming ability
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management
  • The ability to effectively listen, communicate, challenge and influence team members, peers and senior managers
  • The desire to take ownership and responsibility of issues and handle effectively through to resolution

We'd love to see:

  • A diverse range of experience with a variety of programming languages and different tools
  • Demonstrated motivation to stay on top of technological advances and shown success at incorporating new technology into existing systems
  • An understanding of the financial markets, asset classes and various systems involved in the realm of pre-trade systems and order management
  • A keen interest in low latency software programming techniques

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are. In the meantime, check us out at
Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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