Senior Software Engineer - MySQL Data Infrastructure

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New York, NY

Posted Apr 25, 2024 - Requisition No. 124852

Bloomberg runs on data, it's our business and our product. The DataHub Engineering team provides a distributed platform for hosting datasets, complete with managed data stores, search, discovery, lakehouse and real-time stream processing capabilities. The platform provides a single place in the company to discover, access, publish and subscribe to data. 

The DataHub team introduced the abstraction of “dataset”, and invented a schema language to formally define all data at Bloomberg, complete with schema evolution, versioning, and true point in time semantics. We were the first team to introduce Kafka, Avro, company-wide Dataset Schema Registry, Mesos, Clustered MySQL, Vitess and Spark for ETL, at Bloomberg for designing this new data intensive platform that is the hub of financial datasets. The DataHub’s DataOps and Infrastructure team designs, engineers and operates the infrastructure powering the DataHub platform. 

Who are you?

We’re looking for innovative problem solvers who enjoy pursuing complex issues to their root cause. Curiosity, kindness, and an appetite to continually learn and share knowledge are key traits to being a member of DataHub. On a technical level, we’re looking for engineers who have proficiency and an interest in the following stack - Linux, Kubernetes, MySQL/RocksDB and infrastructure tools like OpenTofu, Ansible, OpenTelemetry. 

We’ll trust you to:

  • Design, build and maintain large clusters of Distributed Datastores composed of engines like MySQL/MyRocks scaled using Vitess to Petabytes of data with millisecond response on billions of reads and writes across 100s of independent financial applications
  • Ensure platform reliability, observability and efficiency
  • Customize Kubernetes clusters 

You’ll need to have:

  • 4+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience with an object-oriented programming language (ideally Python or Golang)
  • Prior experience diagnosing failures in MySQL or related database engines, replication protocols - Experience building reliable data infrastructure
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience

We’d love to see

  • Any of your contributions in open source to Vitess, MySQL, RocksDB, MyRocks
  • Vitess Production Experience 
  • Experience building custom resource controllers and Kubernetes operators.

About Us:

Meet the DataHub Engineering Team - 

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Salary Range: 160,000 - 240,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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