Senior Software Engineer - Trading Enablements

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Posted Mar 10, 2023 - Requisition No. 114706

We are the engineering team behind the world’s largest over-the-counter (OTC) electronic trading (ET) platform encompassing Fixed Income securities, Derivatives and Equities. Our platform provides end-to-end solutions across the trading life cycle so traders can connect more successfully to the global trading markets — all in one place.

The Trading Enablements team provides the systems and critical interfaces for determining eligibility to trade, buy-side and sell-side compliance and client on-boarding. The Enablements services used by the Request For Quote, Ticketing and Trade workflows receive in excess of 200 million hits a day. We are a key part of the Electronic Trading workflow at Bloomberg and pride ourselves on delivering a resilient and stable platform to meet that demand.

We collaborate closely with other teams in the larger Electronic Trading department and work daily with our business counterparts to continuously improve the On-boarding and Enablements workflows for clients. We are committed to a process of continual improvement within the code-base and working to enhance the engineering experience as part of delivering change.

How we work:

  • Our server side components are developed using C++ and Python on Linux. 
  • Our User interfaces are written in JavaScript/Typescript.
  • We use Docker for our local development and testing processes.
  • We are utilising a mix of an in-house SQL database and PostgresSQL along with Redis caches for our data storage.
  • We use Splunk, Humio and Grafana for log collection, dashboards and alarming.
  • We put emphasis on doing things right, so you’ll be using industry best practices for testing, automation, and CI/CD (CMake, Google Tests, Pytest, Jenkins, Git etc.).
  • We are responsible for the full development process – from gathering requirements to design, development, testing, production releases and maintenance

You’ll need to have:

  • Expertise in C++ and/or Python along with familiarity of Javascript/TypeScript.
  • An interest in problem solving, and a desire to build software solutions for sophisticated business problems with experience getting involved in the full software development lifecycle.
  • Experience leading projects or working with multiple stakeholders to deliver business value.
  • Experience applying good software engineering practices while delivering production quality solutions to clients.
  • Good communication skills to work with other teams and explain technical problems to non-technical stakeholders.

We’d love to see:

  • Expertise in profiling and improving performance.
  • Experience working with a distributed system and an understanding of its unique Experience with high volume, high availability distributed systems.

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 have a lot of opportunities to choose from in Engineering, and it is important to us that your skills and experience align best with the team you are interviewing with. To help ensure you are placed on the right team, your application will be considered for all of our current vacancies in Engineering at the first stage of the interview process.

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. 

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