Senior Software Engineer - Market Data | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Software Engineer - Market Data

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 6, 2023 - Requisition No. 113209

Our Team

The Market Data Capacity and Latency (MDCL) team is in charge of monitoring and analyzing latency of the market data pipeline at Bloomberg. We are building a robust monitoring platform, to identify and report end-end latency for real-time enterprise market data products. Our systems collect, store, and analyze billions of data points every day. They are used to generate analytics for historical latency analysis and ad-hoc troubleshooting of incidents.

We also proactively alert and respond to latency events globally, coordinating with engineering teams across Bloomberg and SRE teams to fix and prevent future issues. Our work is critical in making Bloomberg more competitive in the real time market data Enterprise space, and we push every component team to perform better and more reliably in order to improve latency across the entire market data pipeline.

Our services are written primarily in Python and C++, with a focus on web (REST) and market data characteristics.  We also maintain services that deal with big data technologies, such as Scala, Spark, Hadoop, Delta Lake, and others! If you’re interested in these technologies and excited to join a fast-paced team working on complex technical challenges then we’d love to hear from you!

We’ll Trust You to:

  • Design, build, and deploy resilient and scalable services and applications
  • Contribute to and support our high standards for code quality, reliability, testing, and automation
  • Produce tooling for monitoring and analyzing the systemic latency performance of Bloomberg’s market data systems. 
  • Collaborate with other engineers within our team and across Bloomberg to continuously improve and expand our systems

You’ll Need to Have:

  • 4+ years working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Python)
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience 
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Desire to be a part of a strong and inclusive team culture

We’d Love to See:

  • Knowledge of market data systems

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 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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