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Senior Software Engineer - Bloomberg Indices

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Posted Sep 2, 2022 - Requisition No. 108199

Our Product:

Bloomberg Index is a rapidly growing business in Bloomberg. We provide proprietary indices for investors to measure, analyze, and invest in global financial markets. Our Indices are the gold standard in Fixed Income Markets. Clients benchmark in excess of five trillion dollars of assets against the Bloomberg Indices. With this level of global impact, we ensure our product can be relied on every single day and meets the highest level of quality.

An Index is a collection of securities representing a market. The aggregated performance of this set of securities represents the performance of that market. A market can be as broad as a country or a region, or it can be specialized by sector or industry. Indices are also used to model investment themes like Environmental Social And Governance (ESG) and Climate based investing. 

You can find few of our flagship and thematic indices here:

If you’d like to learn more about our product you can visit our Bloomberg Indices website here:

Our Team: 

Our Engineering team is distributed across London and New York, and is responsible for the software platform that enables large scale and high-quality daily production of the Bloomberg Indices. Our system acquires millions of data points from various financial markets, analyzes, processes, aggregates, distributes, and publishes the Index data. You can learn more from this meet the team article featuring few of our engineers from the group here:
We use the wealth of financial data within the Bloomberg terminal to help clients construct new index strategies, examine and back-test index membership, performance, and characteristics, and monitor index levels.

Who are you?

A full-stack developer who is passionate about building large-scale enterprise software and has strong interest in building robust systems. Enjoys working together as a team and along with business partners to build and deliver elegant solutions to problems in the finance domain. Champions high standards of coding and architecture best practices. Takes ownership and actively drives changes!

We’ll trust you to:

  • Take ownership of the full development cycle, from understanding the business needs to coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Embrace working together as a team – mentoring and learning from their existing teammates to break knowledge silos and ensure that our team is producing reliable software, and our system is well documented and well understood to our clients.
  • Tackle problems in the Big Data and distributed computing domain.
  • Build fast, reliable, flexible and high-performance software.
  • Be quick, resourceful, resilient, and an excellent collaborator.
  • Learn to balance the best of technical and product knowledge to craft unsurpassed product solutions for our customers
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork is the key to success

You’ll need to have:

  • Previous programming experience demonstrating the ability to design systems and debug issues
  • Previous experience with object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, databases and all phases of software development
  • Willingness to work with C++ and Python
  • Self-motivated with pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • An interest in the financial domain
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

This position requires at least one of the following: 

A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, and/or an equivalent combination of education, and/or specialized training, and/or related professional experience

We'd love to see

  • Experience in designing and maintaining distributed systems or mission-critical software.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, CI/CD tools like Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Open Source Data technologies
  • Experience or interest in building financial application in Multi-asset Index and Portfolio Analytics Domain

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