Senior Software Engineer – Fixed Income Core

 
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Senior Software Engineer – Fixed Income Core

Company: Bloomberg LP

Location: New York City

 

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We deliver a single integrated platform to support our client's complete workflow, from analysis to idea generation, in arguably the world's most important capital market. This includes tools that have become the market standard, including yield and spread calculators, quantitative risk analysis, and relative value comparisons. Our calculation APIs are invoked billions of times a day - supporting millions of application runs by the most prominent players in the industry. Our software engineers take responsibility for the full software development life-cycle, from understanding the needs of the business through to coding to deployment and maintenance.

We'll trust you to: - Develop large scale, low latency servers and user interfaces to redefine client workflows and help them make informed decisions

  •  Solve highly complex problems while understanding the scope and impact of your work
  •  Be quick, resourceful, flexible, and an excellent collaborator.
  •  Work with product and other software engineering teams and balance the best of technical and product knowledge to craft unsurpassed product solutions for our customers

 

You’ll need to have:

  •  2+ years of experience programming in C++, Python, Java or similar in production environment
  •  2+ years of object-oriented programming experience
  •  Comprehensive knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  •  Strong problem solving skills
  •  A thorough understanding of the systems you've worked on
  •  Good communication skills and an ability to explain technical concepts in a non-technical way

We'd love to see:

  •  Development experience in Unix/Linux platforms
  •  Experience with relational databases
  •  Familiarity with the nuances of building high volume, high availability distributed systems
  •  Familiarity with open-source technologies
  •  Knowledge of financial markets or an interest to learn

Social Media Editor - Bloomberg Digital

 
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Social Media Editor - Bloomberg Digital

Company: Bloomberg LP

Location: New York

 

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The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

We are seeking an experienced Social Media Editor to manage content distribution and strategy across social media platforms. You will work with reporters and editors to frame and optimize text and video content for social platforms, and package content for distribution on Bloomberg social accounts. We're looking for a strong headline writer with an eye for great visuals and the ability to listen to social audiences while identifying, analyzing and communicating audience trends with the wider team.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Distribute Bloomberg content on social platforms with an eye toward expanding reaching, increasing engagement and driving up referral traffic
  •  Develop and refine the voice of Bloomberg social accounts
  •  Own story packaging for specific content buckets across platforms
  •  Focus on video distribution within a content area, including VOD and live.
  •  Work with video team and reporters to optimize video content for a social audience
  •  Monitor, analyze and distribute social metrics to wider teams as needed
  •  Utilize sound news judgement to work closely with the homepage and mobile curation teams

You'll need to have:

  •  Experience in breaking news or finance strongly preferred
  •  2+ years of experience as an editor or social media editor, preferably in a digital editorial environment
  •  Strong editorial judgment
  •  Proficiency in social analytics and publishing tools
  •  A demonstrated track record of driving audience growth and social referral traffic
  •  An ability to cover fast-moving breaking news on social platforms and work with social video

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Distressed Debt Reporter

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Distressed Debt Reporter

New York

 

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The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

You'd be part of a team that covers the most financially troubled companies in the Americas, the ones saddled with distressed debt and bankruptcies. The field includes some of the biggest household names, and a roster that's likely to grow, after an unprecedented wave of borrowing. The job includes cultivating sources to break news, and then using your story-telling skills to analyze and explain what went wrong.

We're passionate about breaking news and writing stories that set the agenda, and we want reporters who are just as comfortable taking the lead on a story as they are collaborating with teammates. You'd be based in a New York office that serves as the headquarters to one of the smartest and boldest media organizations in the world.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Break news on the biggest distressed companies in North America
  •  Lean on existing sources and develop new ones to generate intelligent, high-impact, market-moving scoops
  •  Talk about your stories on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio and TicToc by Bloomberg, our new Twitter network
  •  Analyze industry data
  •  Cover the beat with speed and accuracy
  •  Write insightful, thought-provoking features that add value
  •  Collaborate with colleagues across our more than 120 bureaus globally.

You'll need to have:

  •  A minimum of three years in journalism with a focus on credit markets or corporate finance, or five years in business journalism with a proven track record for breaking news on beat coverage of a company or industry
  •  Experience with real-time news
  •  Ability to write quickly and clearly under deadline pressure
  •  Ability to generate exclusive, breaking news as well as informative feature stories
  •  A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you are a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Not exactly what you're looking for? Looking for a closer location? We are hiring professionals in news/journalism across many of our locations. Click here to submit a general application.

Venture Capital Editor

Venture Capital Editor

San Francisco

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The Role:

Bloomberg is one of the biggest and most influential news organizations in the world. Our Global Technology team prides itself on finding important, surprising stories that help readers better understand the companies transforming society and the people who run them. We're seeking a sharp, ambitious and creative editor to join the Venture Capital team and work with reporters and editors to develop stories on Silicon Valley's most influential startups and VCs.

Who we're looking for:

You're an experienced, inventive journalist with an eye for a good story and the insight to help our writers craft it. You're organized, motivated and inspiring—and you're a talented writer. You pay attention to detail and work well under deadline pressure but can also step back to help guide a long-form narrative. You're comfortable operating on any platform, whether it's a breaking news story for a professional audience, a magazine feature, an audio story for the Decrypted podcast or a video profile of a powerful figure in the industry.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Collaborate with writers to hone their reporting into compelling, original story ideas. Then coach reporters on the best way to tell those stories over the course of reporting, writing and editing, all the way to publication
  •  Coordinate the news-gathering process across teams to bring together experts on different subjects with the aim of breaking news on powerful startups, including Uber, Airbnb, Palantir and WeWork, as well as prominent venture capitalists
  •  Plan ahead for news events and contribute to an editorial calendar shared throughout the news organization
  •  Develop investigative projects and tap the vast resources of Bloomberg to deliver stories of impact
  •  Think through the best formats to tell each story: text, charts, graphics, illustrations, video, audio, photos or something else. Then work with Bloomberg editors who specialize in each form
  •  Collaborate with reporters and editors on the Global Technology team and others across teams and regions to expand our impact
  •  Be committed to the best journalistic practices, sound judgment and a willingness to learn

You'll need to have:

  •  Minimum of five years of journalism experience, preferably in business news
  •  Experience working in a real-time news environment or magazines
  •  An interest in technology and the constant power shifts in the industry
  •  The ability to edit thoughtfully and quickly under deadline
  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Infrastructure Security Architect

Infrastructure Security Architect

 
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Location: New York, NY

Company: Bloomberg LP

 

Our team:

The Bloomberg CTO Office is the future forward technical arm of Bloomberg L.P. We envision, design and prototype next generation infrastructure, hardware and applications that interface in all aspects of the company including financial products, broadcast and media, datacenters, internal IT and a global network. The CTO Security Architecture Team works alongside colleagues, customers, vendors and the industry to drive security, standards and other technical needs that will help Bloomberg now and in the future.

Working with teams across so many diverse and varied fields requires the brightest scientists and engineers with broad technical skillsets, but also the ability to communicate with business leaders, sophisticated customers and technical experts daily to drive our vision forward.

What's in it for you:

As a member of the CTO Infrastructure Security Architecture team you will be working with teams to drive security into all parts of our infrastructure. Your focus will always be to provide the highest level of security for our products and teams, but not slowing down development. You will work on all aspects of security from design to implementation, from process to policy, from individuals to whole departments. This will require a wide ranging skillset and the ability to work with teams and individuals from all over the firm every day.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Take a leadership role in technologies, work groups and teams across Bloomberg
  •  Review and onboard new technologies, ideas and processes that will prepare Bloomberg for the next 5 years
  •  Identify and mentor the next generation of leadership throughout Bloomberg
  •  Advise, teach and evangelizes different technologies across Bloomberg and it’s 20,000 employees

You’ll need to have:

  •  Demonstrated leadership in all aspects of computer security
  •  5+ years of experience maintaining, building and auditing a large scale security infrastructure
  •  A deep understanding of Internet and networking protocols
  •  3+ years programming experience in one of the following languages: C/C++, Java, Python
  •  Prior experience with HTTP/HTTPS proxies
  •  Network analytics tools and protocols: netflow, opsec, syslog, ipfix, etc
  •  A track record of building collaborative relationships with stakeholders across many functions
  •  Experience working with highly-available, large-scale distributed applications
  •  Strong understanding of Virtualization and OS principles
  •  Some experience with data science and statistics

We'd love to see:

  •  An understanding of Firewalls and different implementations from Palo Alto Networks, Checkpoint, Juniper and Foritnet
  •  Network routing and virtualization technologies: BGP, ISIS, GRE, MPLS, VXLAN, IPSEC, etc
  •  An understanding of the software development lifecycle, as well as tools such as Git, RPM or DPKG, Chef or Ansible
  •  Working knowledge of Kafka, Spark, Storm, Hadoop, and other data engineering tools

Data Services Software Engineer - Foundational Services

Data Services Software Engineer - Foundational Services

 
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Location: New York City

Company: Bloomberg LP

 

Engineering Data Services group is responsible for core data and analytics services that are used across Bloomberg’s application teams. Our service stack currently runs on over 900 machines and serves over 120 billion requests a day. With ever increasing data volumes and growth of Bloomberg’s Enterprise products this footprint has been growing at a rapid pace year over year. Our team also provides multiple foundational services such as meta data and id master for Bloomberg Query Language (BQL), the next generation analytics and screening engine for financial datasets.

We are building out a suite of tools that help developers support and optimize implementation of Bloomberg reference data and analytics. One such tool, the reference data integrity, is required to verify 50 billion unique data points daily to detect anomalies. This immense scale requires the use of Hadoop and Spark analytics framework. We are developing a set of brand new services for metadata, security & entity relationships and entitlement. Due to the large volume and explosive growth of underlying data we are looking to leverage Hadoop based storage for these services. We are also building new tools to manage our server farm more efficiently and leverage analytics to ensure high availability, efficient load balancing and fair scheduling.

We are looking for strong C++/Java software engineers who can design and develop low latency, high performance distributed systems. If you have strong programming skills, the ability to work collaboratively and a proven track record of delivering quality engineering solutions to real world problems, you’ll fit right in.

Our team is comprised of a small group of technologists passionate about data and pushing the boundaries of technology to deliver innovative solutions. We expect you to be proactive, able to work independently and take ownership in driving the vision and execution of the product.

We’ll trust you to:

  •  Design, implement and own critical applications and components of our services stack
  •  Participate in the full SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) of various components and systems that are required to be highly efficient, robust and scalable
  •  Enhance our infrastructure to fulfill mission critical SLAs, whether low latency or high throughput data retrieval
  •  Get to know development teams across Bloomberg, understand their application requirements and data access patterns

You need to have:

  •  3+ years of C++ or Java on UNIX/Linux environment
  •  Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures, knowledge of object-oriented design and multi-threading
  •  Excellent problem solving and communication skills, and ability to thrive in a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment
  •  Experience with high volume, high availability distributed systems
  •  Experience working in a test-driven development and agile environment

We’d love to see:

  •  Knowledge of low-level Linux, UNIX networking and C system calls for high performance computing and debugging
  •  Experience with systems level Java or Scala
  •  Experience with Hadoop and/or using a distributed analytics infrastructure like Apache Spark

If this sounds like you, apply and we’ll get in touch to arrange a technical phone interview if we think you’re a match.

Senior Software Architect - Cross Asset Data

 
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Company: Bloomberg LP

Location: New York, NY

Design the next generation of finance product

The Cross Asset Data and Integration team at Bloomberg is responsible for providing consistent cross asset market data to numerous finance products across the firm. We are building a brand new microservices oriented platform aiming to handle daily hit at the order of trillions. Innovation at our scale provides unique opportunities that require a certain kind of person to tackle.

We are seeking highly experienced software engineer tech lead to join us, who we can count on to dive deep to insist on the highest standards in architecting, coding, testing, deploying and maintaining every aspect of our products. If you’re thrilled by the idea of ownership, passionate about creating new platforms from scratch, excited about challenging the status quo in the finance industry, and think you can manage the fast pace of continuous innovation, we would love to connect with you.

What's in it for you:

You’ll be responsible for designing, developing, testing and deploying some of our most strategic technical projects. You’ll deliver large-scale, high performance production systems, design new software systems at the cutting edge of distributed technology, and have a significant impact on our business results. You will draw from your deep and broad technical expertise to mentor engineers, complete hands-on technical work and provide leadership on complex technical issues. Your contributions in this role will impact stakeholders across the firm and customers around the world.

You’ll need to have:

  •  5+ years of experience designing and building complex high availability, high scalability, and fault-tolerant distributed systems
  •  Deep understanding of modern system architecture (e.g. REST, micro-service, cloud computing) and cutting edge open source technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ, Cassandra, Redis, ZooKeeper, Splunk, Jerkins, Git)
  •  Passion and ability to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve highly complex performance and operational issues
  •  Experience taking a lead role in building complex end-to-end software systems that has been delivered to clients
  •  Experience with C/C++ and/or Python is a plus

Senior Big Data Engineer - Latency Monitoring System

Senior Big Data Engineer - Latency Monitoring System

Location: New York

Company: Bloomberg LP

 
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You're a software engineer who has develops and integrates large systems with many parts, and can distribute data between those parts. You're interested in Big Data sets, performance analysis, and statistics. You enjoy working with low latency, high throughput systems, and are comfortable thinking about the distance between two cities in both miles and milliseconds. You're interested in using open-source technologies, but if it doesn't exist you're happy to build it.

If this sounds like you, then consider working on the Latency Monitoring System. We're building a system from scratch to explore the latency of market data delivery on Bloomberg's global network. You'll be involved nearly from the beginning, designing a system that helps both developers and business departments understand how data flows through our system and where we can improve. We're looking for someone who can contribute to all aspects of the system, from parsing to data storage to data analysis. You'll work with a small, flexible team on identifying how applications behave under load, which applications can be improved, and where the bottlenecks are.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Design and implement distributed data analytics systems, using Hadoop/Spark, Python, and C/C++
  •  Manage cloud resources in order to maintain resiliency and performance
  •  Effectively roll out new features using an Agile methodology
  •  Work with a small team on all parts of the system, from data capture to display
  •  Participate with the rest of the team in analyzing the latency data, finding bottlenecks, and proposing solutions

You need to have:

  •  2+ years experience with Hadoop and Spark
  •  2+ years experience with Openstack or Amazon EC2 (or equivalent)
  •  4+ years experience with Python
  •  BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  •  Experience with GitHub and a solid understanding of core concepts with Git
  •  Familiarity with Linux
  •  A solid understanding of basic statistics and core computer science concepts

We'd love to see:

  •  A strong understanding of distributed computing
  •  Familiarity with web technologies, including NGinx, Flask, and REST APIs
  •  Experience with chef, puppet or ansible
  •  Familiarity with system administration tasks, such as managing services, hardware, and network configurations
  •  Prior experience working with trading or market data