Software Engineer in Test - Trading Solutions

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted May 31, 2016 - Requisition No. 49927

Trading Solutions at Bloomberg encompasses three award-winning financial applications that serve all sides of the global financial markets. To continue delivering first-class applications to our clients, we are focusing on shortening delivery timelines by increasing the use of automated testing and other quality tools across our team of more than 500 engineers. To achieve this, we need Software Engineers in Test integrated into our three core application teams: TOMS (Trading Order Management System), AIM (Asset and Investment Manager) and SSEOMS (Sell-Side Equity Order Management Systems).

Who are you? An experienced developer who is not just familiar with getting legacy systems under test, but who understands that development works best when testing is considered throughout the process. As a Software Engineer in Test, you will spend months at a time partnering with a team in Trading Solutions to improve existing code and identify and implement best practices. You will be helping us implement better testing practices across the department, so you'll have the opportunity to spend time with a variety of teams and learn about all our different product offerings. You'll spend your days in the trenches, building a culture of quality and taking a hands-on approach to developing tools and practices that will improve productivity and quality across the department.

We'll trust you to:

  • Make the quality of the team's output visible to everyone
  • Partner with engineers across the teams to build tools and processes that will improve our engineering practice
  • Work closely with teams to solve challenging problems around testability and software design
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of quality and productivity within the teams by communicating best practices

You need to have:

  • 2+ years of C/C++
  • Familiarity with GoogleTest
  • A background in testing and experience with testing large-scale distributed systems
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux

We'd love to see:

  • Experience with Jenkins or similar build automation tools
  • Experience programming in Python
  • Basic knowledge of shell scripting
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