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Senior Software Engineer - Bloomberg Indices

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 4, 2023 - Requisition No. 112892

Bloomberg Index is a rapidly growing business in Bloomberg. We provide proprietary indices for investors to measure, analyze, and invest in global financial markets. Our Indices are the gold standard in Fixed Income Markets. Clients benchmark in excess of five trillion dollars of assets against the Bloomberg Indices. With this level of global impact, we ensure our product can be relied on every single day and meets the highest level of quality.

An Index is a collection of securities representing a market. The aggregated performance of this set of securities represents the performance of that market. A market can be as broad as a country or a region, or it can be specialized by sector or industry.

You can find few of our flagship indices here:

If you’d like to learn more about our product you can visit our Bloomberg Indices website here:

Our globally distributed team is responsible for the software platform that enables large scale and high-quality daily production of the Bloomberg Indices. Our system acquires millions of data points from various financial markets, analyzes, processes, aggregates, distributes, and publishes the Index data. You can learn more from this meet the team article featuring a few of our engineers from the group here:

We use the wealth of financial data within the Bloomberg terminal to help clients construct new index strategies, examine and back-test index membership, performance, and characteristics, and monitor index levels.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Take ownership of the full development cycle, from understanding the business needs to coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Embrace working together as a team – mentoring and learning from their existing teammates to break knowledge silos and ensure that our team is producing reliable software, and our system is well documented and well understood to our clients.
  • Tackle problems in the Big Data and distributed computing domain.
  • Build fast, reliable, flexible and high-performance software.
  • Be quick, resourceful, resilient, and an excellent collaborator.
  • Learn to balance the best of technical and product knowledge to craft unsurpassed product solutions for our customers
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork is the key to success

You’ll need to have:

  • 4+ years working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Python, Java, etc.)
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience 
  • An understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms
  • Prior contributions to system design and architecture and scaling fault-tolerant, distributed systems
  • Honest approach to problem-solving, and ability to collaborate with peers, stakeholders and management 

We'd love to see

  • Experience in designing and maintaining distributed systems or mission-critical software.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, CI/CD tools like Jenkins
  • Familiarity with distributed technologies like Apache Solr, Apache Cassandra or Apache Spark.
  • Experience or interest in building financial application in Multi-asset Index and Portfolio Analytics Domain

If this sounds like you, please apply!

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email

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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