R&D; (Research & Development) is the digital software and product development business of Bloomberg; the majority of all Bloomberg functions, applications and analytical programs originate here.
Case Study: SSR Over-The-Weekend Launch
SSR (Short-Sell Restricted) was a top-trafficked Bloomberg function with a lifespan of about four weeks. SSR provided an immediate assist to clients in the 2008 financial crisis. Conceived of on a Friday, it was launched the following Monday to meet the beginning of the workweek.
At Bloomberg R&D;, we’ve built our own best-in-class IDE designer. We’ve invested in the technology that helps us create new-generation applications intra-day. If you’re familiar with any IDE, which is an Integrated Design Environment, such as Eclipse or Visual Studio, you’ll be amazed by our capabilities.
R&D; Training Programs
Entry-Level Research & Development Program: Financial Software Development (FSD) Training
We welcome brilliant New Type B personalities from all academic backgrounds—anyone intrigued by software development, even if your primary focus is not computer science. If you possess the aptitude, drive and ambition to learn, you may have what it takes to thrive here.
R&D; is seeking people with a passion for figuring things out. Our invitation: come to the environment that will maximize your potential.
ENTRY-LEVEL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT (R&D;) JOBS
Potential Career Path
>> Team Lead or Technical Expert
>> Senior Software Developer
>> Software Developer
>> Foundational Training
- 3,000-person department, roughly 25% of the company.
- The majority of all Bloomberg products and functions are developed by R&D.;
- Launch three new functions a day, on average.
- Known industry thought-leaders in C++, Java Script and Visual Basic.
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