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Senior Software Engineer - FI Execution (Contractor)

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New York, NY

Posted Oct 21, 2022 - Requisition No. 110670

Every day, the biggest players in the financial industry depend on Bloomberg applications to manage their portfolios, execute their trades and analyze the markets. As engineers, we’re building the applications our clients rely on to not just stay informed, but stay ahead of the market. The applications and infrastructure we build embody the speed, agility and financial data that make Bloomberg the go-to solution for financial professionals across the globe. To make sure we satisfy our clients’ need for speed as well as stability, we have very high standards for reliability and scalability.

The Trade Automation & Execution group owns a suite of applications and services that enables market leading real time distributed trading for Equities, Fixed Income, Currency, Options and Futures markets.  We integrate advanced analytics and order life cycle management with automation, algorithmic order execution and electronic connectivity to global markets.  In this role, you will work on building out the fixed income Execution Management System to meet the growing needs of our largest buy-side clients.

You’ll get to learn and have a chance to work with multiple industry-leading technologies, including, but not limited to, messaging systems, distributed caching and synchronization technologies with a goal of being able to process millions of transactions daily. You will contribute to and advance our Execution Management System strategy.

What you’ll need to have:

  • A robust knowledge of data structures and algorithms along with in-depth experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (C++, Java, Python - with a strong preference for C++).
  • A strong sense of ownership and the ability to collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders to drive projects and initiatives.
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technology field

What we’d love to see:

  • Experience with scalable and high availability distributed systems.
  • Experience developing workflow driven applications.
  • Experience with concurrent programming.
  • An interest in financial markets.
  • Familiarity with a scripting language such as bash, and developer tools such as Git, Googletest, Jenkins, and Splunk.

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: 1,000 - 1,600 USD Daily

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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