Senior C++ / Linux Engineer- Market Data Feeds Team (Consultant)
New York, NY
Posted Jan 24, 2020 - Requisition No. 77989
Real time market data is at the core of Bloomberg's business, and our team develops the software which provides it. Our feed handlers directly consume real time market data from hundreds of exchanges and financial institutions around the world. The data we provide is consumed by applications across the Bloomberg platform and ultimately used by clients making the decisions that drive financial markets. Performance and reliability are key features of our software. Our goal is to be the most comprehensive and reliable source of financial data in the world.
We are looking for a contractor to help support our feed handlers as we migrate from Solaris to Linux. Responsibilities will range from porting C++ applications from Solaris to Linux, setting up and verifying automated integration tests, providing various day to day troubleshooting and support, and closely following established guidelines for testing and releasing our software. Note that as part of the roll-out, its expected to perform post-deployment checks, which might happen after hours.
You'll need to have:
- 3+ years of software development experience
- Ability to work in C++
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills
- Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
- Experience developing on Unix based platforms
We’d love to see:
- Experience with network protocols such as TCP, UDP and Multicast
- Familiarity with Python
- Familiarity with unit testing framework (gtest)