Market Data Engineer

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Aug 11, 2016 - Requisition No. 53330

Our Team:

Our Network Feeds Team supports one of the world’s largest private networks spanning over 100 Node sites & covering over 500 Exchange market data feeds. Our clients depend on us to maintain critical connectivity of Bloomberg’s Market Data and electronic trading through our global private network. We touch all the operational aspects of installing, maintaining and configuring a network. On our team you'll use your skills to support DMZ infrastructure, Linux servers and firewall equipment through network management systems and command line interfaces. You'll tap into your hands on troubleshooting and project management experience regularly to collaborate with team mates and product developers to research and correct any connectivity issues. We'd love to see you have experience in a dynamic network environment where you supported both the network and security infrastructure for connectivity to financial markets and customers worldwide.

We'll trust you to:

  • Resolve connectivity issues to our most critical customers, financial markets & Exchanges
  • Handle around 10-15 tickets on a daily basis
  • Work on different types of network devices via command line and network management systems such as Routers, Switches, Linux Servers & Firewalls
  • Draft network diagrams, perform network planning & implement changes

You need to have:

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP, Juniper JNCIA/JNCIS, Linux, Checkpoint or equivalent engineering experience
  • Experience in analyzing packet captures and other decode tools
  • Excellent trouble shooting, communication, and project management skills
  • Ability to collaborate both within a team environment and with various product developers
  • Sound working knowledge of financial market infrastructure such as trading systems/electronic trading applications, Linux servers, firewalls, networking and associated equipment (routers, servers, proxies, and switches)
  • Flexibility and willingness to work off hours when the situation requires

We'd love to see:

  • Software programming, scripting and reporting
  • Understanding of financial markets and underlying technologies in data distribution, feed handlers, and FIX message routing
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