Senior Software Engineer - Feeds at Bloomberg, London, £Contractor Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, GB
  • Jan 03, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Job Description

Real time market data is at the core of Bloomberg 's business, and our team develops the software which provides it. Our feed handlers directly consume real time market data from hundreds of exchanges and financial institutions around the world. The data we provide is consumed by applications across the Bloomberg platform and ultimately used by clients making the decisions that drive financial markets. Performance and reliability are key features of our software. Our goal is to be the most comprehensive and reliable source of financial data in the world. We are looking for a contractor to help support our feed handlers as we migrate from Solaris to Linux. Responsibilities will range from porting C++ applications from Solaris to Linux, setting up and verifying automated integration tests, closely following established guidelines for testing and releasing our software, and providing various day to day troubleshooting and support. You 'll need to have:

  • Proven software development experience
  • Ability to work in C++
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience developing on Unix based platforms We 'd love to see:
  • Experience with network protocols such as TCP, UDP and Multicast
  • Familiarity with Python If this sounds like you, apply!