Core Financial Applications C++ Developer Job

Location: New York, NY, USA

Company: (Undisclosed)

Job Requisition Number: 100-05

The Core Financial Applications (CFA) department designs and builds business-critical solutions for a diverse set of customers in the financial industry. Our products include analytical and research applications for equities, fixed income, mortgages, commodities, economics, foreign exchange and financial derivatives. The products we build help traders, investment bankers, corporate treasurers, research analysts and portfolio managers solve complex business problems.

As a software engineer in CFA, you will be responsible for the full development life cycle of key projects. You will learn about finance from our subject matter experts and through (Undisclosed) University courses. Your ingenuity and enterprise will help improve and progress our products in a highly competitive and challenging marketplace.

Our software engineers are quick, resourceful, flexible and collaborative. They combine their technical skills and product knowledge to craft unsurpassed solutions for our customers.


We are looking for dedicated and ambitious software developers with strong technical and programming skills, excellent problem solving ability, and an appreciation for the scope and impact of their work.

- 2+ years of software development experience in C/C++
- 2+ years of experience with object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms and all phases of the software development life cycle
- 2+ years of analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills

- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Interest in developing financial applications
- Leadership and mentoring experience
- Financial knowledge

>> More information on individual groups and their products can be found below. When you apply, you will have the ability to select your preferred group.

Derivatives & Cross Asset

The Derivatives & Cross Asset group is one of the fastest growing in both CFA and
(Undisclosed). We deal with analytics required by a variety of trading, risk management and regulatory reporting applications. The front, middle and back offices of major financial institutions involved in the USD 700 trillion derivatives industry use our products to make sense of the complexity, risks, pitfalls and regulations surrounding these financial instruments. Our derivatives teams meet these challenges by offering a one-stop solution that brings transparency, efficiency and excellence to market professionals.

Fixed Income Pricing

The Fixed Income (FI) Pricing group builds a product that is the market standard for pricing and provides up to date and accurate information to the global financial community. We are focused on building low latency, high throughput systems that employ advanced statistical techniques for generating real-time and accurate pricing information. FI Pricing also builds analytics products that revolutionize the fixed income market place. Our application suite includes high precision pricing algorithms, accurate end-of-day price generation systems, liquidity hubs for storing and retrieving pricing information, sophisticated user interfaces and big data analytics platforms. These products are extensively used by various market players such as portfolio managers, risk officers, analysts and traders.

Foreign Exchange

The Foreign Exchange (FX) group provides market leading analytic functionality and award-winning currency pricing and data. Because FX trades are over the counter (bank to bank; not traded in exchanges), it is important for traders to have transparency into market prices. Our tools provide this service in real-time and allow users to perform FX forwards analytics on them. We develop high visibility applications for FX valuation, idea generation and price discovery workflows, as well as high volume real-time pricing engines.


The Commodities group builds products that offer transparency in supply, demand, and pricing of oil, power, natural gas, metals and agricultural goods. We build systems and functionality to house everything from hourly power transmission rates to 15-minute updates on ship movements. Technical opportunities run the gamut from architecting systems to designing databases to UI development. Another aspect of this group is to track and manage the lifecycle of millions of futures and options securities across 100+ exchanges around the world. Our futures and options product makes discoverability of such securities easy, which proves to be a very important for our clients in a dynamic environment.


The Economics group puts the fundamentals of our economy in front of hundreds of thousands of clients every day. We develop the tools that manage real-time releases of economic statistics coming from governments around the world. We also develop analytics and visualizations of economic data to help users better understand the underpinnings of our financial system.


The Equity group's product is used by over 100,000 financial professionals worldwide to make investment decisions aimed at increasing alpha. This functionality is among the most used across the
(Undisclosed) terminal and is invaluable to clients. The product allows for clear understanding of vast global data sets spanning 30+ years, big data analytics, real-time alerting and complex financial data. We build applications for discovering and analyzing market trends, aggregating and evaluating analyst predictions, and screening and back-testing investment ideas. The group is made up of fast-paced teams passionate about time-to-market, performance and visual design.

Fixed Income Core

The Fixed Income Core group develops software to support analytics and data that move global fixed income markets. We cover government, corporate, money market, municipal and preferred instruments. Our clients depend on our pricing algorithms, high performance calculation libraries, trading applications and real-time big data analysis to make informed decisions. Our applications are used a million times a day and our APIs are invoked billions of times a day.

The Company:

(Undisclosed)'s R&D department is a global team of more than 3,000 software engineers and infrastructure architects who are responsible for creating the world's premier source of real-time and historical financial market data and analytics - the iconic (Undisclosed) Terminal. Engineers are given the responsibility to define, architect, build, and deploy complete systems that anticipate and fulfill our clients' needs. Our agile development cycle allows us to roll out new software every day. (Undisclosed) has always been at the forefront of cutting-edge technology. Our teams of engineers continue to lead and drive innovation, as we have done for years.

(Undisclosed), the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the (Undisclosed) Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. (Undisclosed)'s enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through (Undisclosed) Law, (Undisclosed) Government, (Undisclosed) New Energy Finance and (Undisclosed), the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And (Undisclosed) News, delivered through the (Undisclosed) Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, (Undisclosed) Businessweek, (Undisclosed) Markets and (Undisclosed) Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, (Undisclosed) employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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