Real-Time Market Data SRE

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Jun 24, 2016 - Requisition No. 50174

The Market Data Tactical team sits right in the heart of Bloomberg's global market data operation. Our team supports the feed handlers that run all over the world and provides Bloomberg with real time market data from financial sources, such as the Nasdaq, CME, Tokyo Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange. The tactical team works closely with business and infrastructure developers to address gaps in the product and enforce operational and functional standards to ensure we continue providing a premium Bloomberg market data product. You will get exposure to various business and programming application groups through issue resolutions and projects. Our feed handlers are primarily multithreaded C++ applications that run on Solaris and Linux platforms using varying network technologies such as TCP and UDP (unicast and multicast).

We'll trust you to:

  • Investigate and troubleshoot production problems as they occur
  • Fix code issues in the feed handlers
  • Develop and maintain tools used in investigating production problems
  • Review and influence the design and standards of the software
  • Run initiatives which affect all feed handler software trends
  • Provide coverage and handover of problems that occur in other regions

You'll need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience programming in C/C++ on Linux/UNIX
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or similar professional experience

We'd love to see:

  • Strong Python or other scripting language skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
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