Search Solutions Developer

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Sep 12, 2012 - Requisition No. 34441

The Role:

Bloomberg is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join their Foundational Services/Search Solutions team. This is a new team that is focused to deliver a standard Bloomberg Search Engine platform for search related activities that can be leveraged by a variety of Bloomberg Applications. The vision is to build and support a core search engine that can be targeted and customized towards different Verticals of application needs for domain-specific searches.

We are looking for individuals with experience in Solr & Lucene to design and build the core Bloomberg Search Platform. The candidate must be able to work independently, research and investigate solutions and recommend alternatives when faced with challenging situations. Candidates must have a passion for technology and a flexible, creative approach to problem solving. They should be able to take ownership of the product and develop solutions that meet our application needs. The successful candidate will have a solid track record developing large scale distributed indexing and search systems.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a team that is embarking to build a new product, take part in developing the design and architecture and set the standard.

Qualifications :

  • 3+ years experience in software development
  • Expert in Solr & Lucene
  • Very strong knowledge in Java
  • Experience with building large-scale distributed indexing & search systems.
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills, with a creative and flexible attitude
  • Project management and leadership experience is a plus.

The Company:

Bloomberg, 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 Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg'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 Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

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