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Senior Software Engineer – Core Terminal Services

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New York, NY

Posted Sep 16, 2022 - Requisition No. 104716

The Core Terminal Services team is responsible for architecting and building the infrastructure for the Bloomberg Professional Client software (aka Bloomberg Terminal). The Bloomberg Professional Client is used by more than 350K financial professionals around the world for consuming market moving news, analytics and real-time financial data.

Our team is responsible for providing a host of core infrastructure services like secure network connectivity to Bloomberg servers, login & biometric authentication, encrypted caching, software distribution & update services and a client-side micro services framework. We provide these infrastructure services by building clean, testable, cross-platform components using modern C++. Our team ownership spans both the client infrastructure and the backend services that support the terminal, giving you an opportunity to work on high-impact end-to-end projects. We have started a major effort to rebuild core infrastructure for the terminal software and this is a great opportunity for you to make a lasting impact on critical Bloomberg infrastructure. 

We are looking for a strong infrastructure engineer who is highly motivated, curious and interested in solving complex technical problems.  

We’ll trust you to

  • Use your experience and skills to drive and own the architecture of the system.
  • Develop code and tests with a constant focus on correctness, performance and reliability
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and implement best practices within the team and its code-bases

You’ll need to have

  • 3+ years experience working with C++ or similar object oriented language (i.e. Java/C#)
  • Experience with object-oriented programming
  • Expertise with data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

We'd love to see 

  • Experience with network protocols such as TCP, UDP, and HTTP 
  • Experience designing network protocols 
  • Experience and familiarity with OpenSSL, Boost asio

We highly value our inclusive and diverse culture, in which everyone has the room to make an enormous impact. Our engineers write efficient, high-quality code in a rapidly evolving market landscape, collaborating to improve both our customized feeds and our handling of financial data globally. If you are excited to make a tangible impact on the quality of data and news used by customers around the world, please apply below!

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Salary Range: 160,000 - 240,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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