Senior Software Engineer - FI Pricing Performance Engineering Team (FA - Financial Analytics) | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Software Engineer - FI Pricing Performance Engineering Team (FA - Financial Analytics)

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New York, NY

Posted May 16, 2022 - Requisition No. 103627

Who are we?

Bloomberg absorbs billions of data points from hundreds of financial markets every day. Our developers build applications that fuel the markets by providing intelligent analytics and transparency into these markets. Our customers rely on us to understand markets and analyze sophisticated structures which allow them to make smart investment decisions.

Our product (BVAL) is the gold standard for pricing. It generates end-of-day prices for over 2 million fixed income securities. Our suite of applications also includes high-precision pricing algorithms, liquidity hubs for storing and retrieving pricing information, and big data analytics. You'll focus on building high performance, high throughput systems that use advanced statistical techniques to generate the fastest, most accurate pricing information out there.

The reliability, stability, and scalability of this platform is key to our success - and that’s why we are building a new Performance Engineering team within our org. This team will help us improve stability & reliability of our systems and make it more transparent by setting up monitoring tools. This is a phenomenal opportunity to come join us as we start our new dynamic team and help us succeed. You will have the opportunity to make a positive mark immediately and continuously as you work closely with other engineers.

Who are you?

If you are passionate about understanding systems and their flaws and find creative ways to help improve the system, then you are in for exciting times ahead with us! You can dive into the detail of complex issues quickly, and you’re excited to harness the power of automation to manage the stability, availability, and scale of our exceptionally sophisticated technology infrastructure. You’re passionate about Site Reliability Engineering. You’re excited by the opportunity to help drive the SRE culture across our product and company.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Use all your technical skills and experience to ensure the reliability of a diverse set of systems with a diverse technology stack
  • Help expand the observability of these systems to improve their reliability
  • Quickly grow in your technical knowledge of the technology stack – across all the systems – which lie at the center of our production environment
  • Collaborate with the engineering and product operations teams to find the very best solutions to their problems
  • Be an enthusiastic agile practitioner, helping us to improve and refine our approach to ensure we deliver quality indices in a predictable manner
  • Use your SRE knowledge to help setup SLOs and SLIs

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience programming in one or more scripting languages (Python, Shell, or Bash)
  • 4+ Years of experience working with any OO language - most of our stack is written in C++, but we’re open to other backgrounds as well
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills for daily interaction with engineering and operations stakeholders
  • Exposure to all phases of the software development life-cycle
  • The ability to identify opportunities for automation, and develop and test a solution

This position requires at least one of the following: 

  • a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, and/or
  • an equivalent combination of education, and/or
  • specialized training, and/or
  • related professional experience

We'd love to see:

  • A solid understanding of object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience working on diverse and complex software systems
  • Experience building monitoring systems and bringing transparency to running systems
  • A desire to learn new technologies and apply them where appropriate to improve the quality of our software and processes
  • Experience working as an SRE

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

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