C++ Software Engineer - Feeds - Contractor

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Oct 12, 2016 - Requisition No. 54933

Bloomberg runs on data. It's our business and it's our product. It's why thousands of companies partner with us. We're nearing one petabyte and growing, with no end in sight. Our data collects who, what, when, where and why of how our clients use Bloomberg products.

We write high volume, low latency, multi-threaded applications on UNIX platforms that take data from global financial institutions and deliver that data into the Bloomberg ecosystem for onward distribution to Bloomberg customers.

Performance and reliability are key features of our software. As a feeds developer you can expect to be exposed to a range of different technologies and challenges. Everything from low level networking protocols to understanding the most up to date products traded on the global exchanges.

We are looking for highly capable and collaborative individuals who have a strong sense of ownership.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Build robust, high performance applications for a wide variety of market data sources from across the world
  • Reduce latencies, expand content, and continuously improving the scalability and maintainability of the system
  • Thrive in our fast-paced, spirited and friendly environment. You should expect to make immediate contributions
  • Own and drive your own projects
  • You'll need to have:

  • Strong C++
  • Deep understanding of object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • An aptitude for analytical problem solving
  • Exposure to all phases of the software development lifecycle

We'd love to see that:

  • You take ownership of your work and are self-motivated when driving your projects
  • You can work with both Linux/UNIX
  • You are familiar with the nuances of building high volume, high availability distributed systems
  • You have an understanding network-layer protocols (TCP/IP, PGM, etc.)
  • If this sounds like you:
    Apply and we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps. In the meantime, check us out at http://www.techatbloomberg.com/

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity 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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