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Senior Software Engineer - Futures & Options



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Senior Software Engineer - Futures & Options

New York, NY

Posted Jul 26, 2023 - Requisition No. 117846

Our Team: The Futures and Options (F&O) Group is responsible for ingestion pipelines, data, and analytics for exchange-traded futures, options, and strategies. These financial instruments include a wide variety of products ranging from commodities like crude oil, coffee, crops, and metals to financial derivatives like interest rates, bonds, and currency exchange rates. The accuracy and reliability of the data we manage is vital for many areas of Bloomberg. The F&O team needs to ensure that the data is of high quality. Exchanges continue to list ever more sophisticated instruments and our data pipelines need to process these in real-time. Our data is accessed a lot; the Bloomberg Application Services (BAS) service in front of our main data store is one of the top hit BAS services in Bloomberg. We work closely with many teams, including but not limited to Data, Feeds, Tickerplant, Enterprise, PORT, Trading Solutions, Data Technologies.

As a F&O Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for writing high performance, efficient, and scalable code using proprietary and open source technologies to develop large-scale systems. You will get a chance to develop and enhance high throughput data systems, macro and micro analytic engines, search, calculations, and scalable systems that cater to billions of requests per day.  Refer to {SHOW Futures and Options } for more information.

What’s in it for you:

  • You’ll get opportunities to solve difficult large-scale problems that will help you grow your technical knowledge and skill set
  • You’ll learn how some of the financial world’s most sophisticated professionals do their job and what role Bloomberg plays in it
  • You’ll develop expertise in industry standard SDLC tools and processes and act as a champion for good software practices within your team
  • You’ll establish relationships across Bloomberg by working closely with and learning from the specialists in our product development, data, and client support departments
  • You’ll gain market knowledge in financial domains

You’ll need to have:

  • 4+ years of experience working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Java, etc.)
  • Willingness to work (and learn) C++
  • 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 

We’d love to see:

  • Financial domain knowledge and experience; or the willingness to learn
  • Project leadership experience
  • Working experience in an Agile environment
  • Functional understanding of complex distributed systems architecture, high performance systems, scalable platforms, search databases, point-in-time historical data systems, macro and micro analytics, data query and manipulation languages, and time series analytics
  • Familiarity with or working knowledge of Python, C++, Apache Solr, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Hbase, Kafka, Microservice Based Architecture

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. 

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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.