2016 Software Development Programme (Permanent)

London (Greater)
29 Oct 2015
29 Oct 2016
Job Type
Graduate jobs

Bloomberg's software engineers are responsible for creating the world's premiere source for real-time and historical market data and analytics. Engineers are given the responsibility to define, architect, build, and deploy complete systems that anticipate and fulfil our clients' needs. Our agile development cycle allows us to roll out new software seven days a week. Small teams and open communication creates a collaborative and innovative work environment. Engineers are given the opportunity to be creative and the impact of their contribution is highly visible throughout the company and to clients.

We are looking for software engineers who are interested in designing high-impact solutions to help our customers optimise complex workflows, efficiently manipulate large datasets, and make quick, intuitive decisions.

The Software Engineer Training Program: our training program will prepare you to develop software in our large-scale and fast-paced environment. Topics will include real-time data processing, databases, networking and UI technologies. During training, you'll participate in lectures and labs as well as collaborate with colleagues through group projects. Mentors are available throughout training to ensure you're fully prepared to hit the ground running once you join the group of your choice. After training, you will have the opportunity to continue learning through Bloomberg University, expand your network of technology and business experts, and attend presentations with world renowned guest speakers.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Desire to design and develop large-scale software systems
  • Programming experience in C, C++, C#, Java or Python
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Familiarity with UNIX/Linux
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design and Development

We are extremely proud of our diverse and open culture and, with more than 15,500 employees in 73 countries, we value diversity of thought and perspective in every form. Disruptive innovation and breakthrough performance only happen when we are able to channel the diverse ideas and experiences of our employees to solve the needs of our clients.