Senior Software Engineer/SRE - Security Detection and Analytics Engineering (SDAE) | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Software Engineer/SRE - Security Detection and Analytics Engineering (SDAE)

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New York, NY

Posted May 10, 2022 - Requisition No. 103479

Our Team:

The Security Detection and Analytics Engineering (SDAE) team sits within Bloomberg's Security Engineering group. We develop and maintain software used by internal Bloomberg security teams to protect our employees and customers. We provide the software and infrastructure used by our detection and response teams to triage and respond to security events. We are seeking a talented site reliability engineer (SRE) that takes pride in their automation skills and expertise.

Our Mission:

  • Ensure the stability of the existing infrastructure while working on the next generation of infrastructure as a service
  • Work with heterogeneous systems including but not limited to servers, databases, security appliances and software to ensure high availability of all applications and infrastructure as a service
  • Build automated deployment pipelines, monitoring and failover
  • Continuously re-evaluate, automate and modernize applications and infrastructure to meet the latest security, industry and company-wide standards
  • Support custom in-house applications, open source and commercial tools
  • Integrate with a mix of on-premises and public cloud applications to provide security visibility wherever necessary

What's in it for you:

  • Join a fast growing team of engineers working on interesting projects with direct impact to the company's security posture
  • Work on critically important software and infrastructure that directly protects our customers and employees
  • An encouraging environment for both teaching and learning
  • A collaborative department with several security development and SRE teams that work closely together

We'll trust you to:

  • Help establish and apply SRE best practices to our solutions
  • Engineer solutions to monitor the health, availability, and capacity of our environment
  • Use automation to bring scalability and efficiency to our systems
  • Maintain monitoring of our systems and provide solutions that can react to those alarms to minimize client impact and manual intervention
  • Assist in architecting large-scale secure solutions for our teams products
  • Define service level objectives and appropriate metrics to measure our performance against those objectives
  • Automate the configuration and management of infrastructure and applications with modern orchestration tools 
  • Troubleshoot applications, networks, and operating systems
  • Write software in languages such as Python to automate tasks and interact with APIs
  • Assist our dedicated development team with CI/CD pipelines
  • Work with internally developed, open source and commercial security applications and appliances

You'll need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience in a relevant SWE or SRE role
  • Networking: Understanding of TCP/IP, OSI model and common protocols. Ability to troubleshoot network issues
  • Orchestration and Automation Frameworks: Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt
  • Programming and testing: python, golang, or similar
  • Familiarity with logging and metrics: Splunk, Humio, ElasticSearch, Grafana

We'll love to see:

  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • System administration knowledge: OS and service administration and hardening (HTTP, DNS, NTP, SMTP, Active Directory, LDAP and other common services) for the purposes of integration, automation, and troubleshooting

This position requires at least one of the following: 

  • a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, and/or
  • an equivalent combination of education, and/or
  • specialized training, and/or
  • related professional experience.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email

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