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Bloomberg L.P. Financial Software Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews in United Kingdom

Updated Jun 2, 2014
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Financial Software Engineer
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P..

Interview Details – It started with some questions about Bloomberg, why I choose this company. Then it went on with some personal details I had on my CV. Then asked about technical questions including C pointers, heap, stack, memory allocation and malloc. Also about Java JVM, garbage collector, inheritance. The interviewer was very friendly.

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Financial Software Engineer
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in November 2012.

Interview Details – Phone interview(30 min) some hardcore questions about C++.
On site interview(with two engineers): basic C/C++ questions. Reverse string/ Reverse words order in a string.
On site interview with an engineering manager: design questions, why do you like Bloomberg?

Interview Question – I was asked to find errors in a piece of code which described two classes without any use case. This was a bit confusing since, the desired use case was not obvious.   Answer Question

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Financial Software Engineer
London, England (UK)

The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in April 2012.

Interview Details – questions in C about data types, analyse bit manipulation functions, and write a function that handled strings.

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Financial Software Engineer
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in June 2011.

Interview Details – I initially had a do an online test in my choice of language (I chose C). I passed the test and I was invited to an interview one week later. The interview was split in three parts; first two developers then a senior developer and finally someone from HR.

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Software Engineer-Financial
London, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in September 2010.

Interview Details – very touch online technical interview... i applied for C developer role.. so have to take a C test.... passed this test.... was invited for face to face... any questions on array, pointers.... just basics.... but make sure u have a thorough understanding.....if sucessfull... u get an interview from senior developer... who gives u crazy puzzle....so be prepared for a puzzle..

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