Financial Services Professional
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
What company does Paul Garver work for?
Paul Garver works for Bloomberg LP
What is Paul Garver's role at Bloomberg LP?
Paul Garver is Software Developer
What industry does Paul Garver work in?
Paul Garver works in the Financial Services industry.
Software Developer @ From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Senior Software Developer @ Working on the Risk Services team, I was responsible for providing, maintaining and supporting the Core Risk Engine framework and associated plugins and tools, which is used in many of the bank's business-facing applications that calculate risk. It was a cross asset-class team, meaning that I was working with a several different business areas and teams. I had one developer reporting to me. Main projects/responsibilities: ⦁ Designed and implemented an instrumentation reporting system to track how time and CPU is being allocated across a grid of calculation engines during risk generation. This used UDP and Solace communications to collect data and stored it in the HDF5 format (C++/UDP/Solace/HDF5) ⦁ Designed and implemented a .NET assembly for managing instances of a legacy C++ risk generation application from within a higher level risk application, dealing monitoring status and dealing with all the eccentricities of the legacy app (C++/C#/Win32 named pipe IPC) ⦁ Implemented an adaption framework for allowing components built for a legacy framework to run seamlessly within the Core Risk Engine. This was so successful that many of these components remained in use for several years after the retirement of the legacy framework itself (C++) ⦁ Worked with the Commodities team in a time-critical project to on-board their books onto our system, including writing several new plugins to handle specific commodities functionality (C++) ⦁ Modified the CRE framework to allow loading and seamless operation in a grid environment (C++/Datasynapse) ⦁ Introduced a caching mechanism to allow marketdata to be reused (C++/Coherence) ⦁ Migrated the team's build system onto Perforce, automating several steps (Perforce, Python) ⦁ Provided 2nd line support to business and IT teams in several business areas From April 2007 to August 2014 (7 years 5 months) Software Developer @ Developed and maintained extensions to a business performance visualization suite that assists multinational corporations with organizational analysis and strategic planning. This suite displays results graphically, allowing non-accountant executives to grasp easily the implications. I worked on the following main projects: ⦁ Designed, built and tested an addin for Microsoft Excel to allow spreadsheet users to access data stored in the company’s main application (VBA) ⦁ Improved data loading performance by using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 profiler (C++/C#/SQL server) ⦁ Enhanced data and metadata integration with third-party applications such as Hyperion Financial Management and Cartesis Magnitude (C++/COM/SQL Server) From September 2004 to March 2007 (2 years 7 months) Paul Garver is skilled in: C++, Python, C#, Windows, XML, Oracle Coherence, DataSynapse GridServer
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
3 year(s), 8 month(s)
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