Senior Linux Contractor - Feeds - Hong Kong (1 Year Contract)

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Aug 6, 2018 - Requisition No. 68565

Real time market data is at the core of Bloomberg's business and our team develops the software which provides it. Our feed handlers directly consume real time market data from hundreds of exchanges and financial institutions around the world and translate it into normalized streams. The data we provide is consumed by applications across the Bloomberg platform and ultimately used by clients making the decisions that drive financial markets. Performance and reliability are key features of our software. Our goal is to be the most comprehensive and reliable source of financial data in the world.

We are looking for a contractor to help support our feed handlers as we migrate from Solaris to Linux. This will involve creating test suites, analyzing source code for potential migration problem areas, performing the required code changes, as well as deploying the new code and communicating with affected stakeholders.

You'll need to have:

  • Strong knowledge of C++
  • Experience on both Linux and UNIX systems
  • An understanding of endianness problems
  • An appetite for writing solid system tests
  • Ability to quickly understand new code bases
  • A background in successful project delivery

We'd love to see:

  • Experience porting C++ applications to other architectures or writing multi-platform C++ code
  • Knowledge of market data systems
  • Experience with test-driven development

If this sounds like you:Apply, and we'll get in touch and let you know what the next steps are. In the meantime, have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/about/

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and values 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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