Software Engineer - Portfolio Analytics (Lugano) | Lugano | Bloomberg Careers

Software Engineer - Portfolio Analytics (Lugano)

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Posted Apr 23, 2021 - Requisition No. 90371

Bloomberg Portfolio Analytics (PORT) empowers the most prominent players in the financial world to manage their investment portfolios, analyzing hundreds of indicators on millions of data points, to ultimately make decisions that move the markets.

We partner with both clients and engineers across the globe (New York, London, Lugano, San Francisco, and Singapore) to refine requirements and provide suitable data models. We collaborate on challenging problems like creating a scalable framework for performing advanced mathematical calculations, dynamically fetching and transforming data-cubes with hundreds of gigabytes of data in real-time, automatically validating close to 100 billion data points every night, providing an API to over 200 different applications made available to our clients and massively delivering excel/pdf reports through a batch reporting system.

You’ll have a chance to grow your technical skills on distributed systems written in a variety of languages and technologies: C++, C#, Python and Java core components, a sophisticated orchestration framework and a mix of Bloomberg and open-source technologies such as Jupyter notebooks, Apache Spark, Arrow, Kafka and Cassandra. As owners of a critical system, we use monitoring technologies such as Splunk, Humio, Grafana as well as python based data science analytics to validate our numbers.

Our team follows Agile-methodologies, and we are working on fully implementing a continuous integration and delivery process.

Who are you?

We are starting a large redesign effort to transition one of our core systems from a monolithic architecture to a highly-scalable distributed architecture. If you are motivated to help us complete this highly creative and collaborative effort, you are the right person for this role!

The Lugano office

Our office is home to 50 engineers from 12 different nationalities. In addition to our main job, we get involved in things like driving new cross-office initiatives from Lugano, travelling to other offices to give Tech talks, or making an impact to our Diversity & Inclusion in Tech efforts!

In your role we'll trust you to:

  • Feel empowered to take ownership of the full development cycle
  • Collaborate with clients and other developers to design, build and roll-out solutions that will optimize complex workflows
  • Explore new technologies both within and outside of Bloomberg to see if any of them can help make our products run faster, increase stability, etc.
  • Embrace working together as a team – mentoring and learning from your existing teammates to break knowledge silos and ensure that our team is producing reliable, well documented and well-understood products for our clients.

You'll need to have:

  • Programming experience in one of these languages: C, C++, C#, Java or Python
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • A good understanding of the systems you worked on
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of fundamental data structures and algorithms

Interview process:

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.

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!

Employment with Bloomberg is conditional on providing and maintaining a work permit for Switzerland.
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 opportunities employer, and we value 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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