Senior Web Developer - Businessweek

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Oct 11, 2012 - Requisition No. 34743

The Role:

Bloomberg Businessweek is a more than 80 year old weekly business magazine. Join our fast moving team within the Bloomberg R&D Consumer Websites group, where we are solving some of the most interesting problems in content delivery and content personalization.

We are looking well rounded full stack developers who are passionate about building high profile, large scale, and highly-trafficked web applications. You will be a key participant and contributor throughout the entire SDLC. Channel your creative energy and contribute to a team building fast, engaging and responsive websites for a multi platform user experience.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with iterative/test driven development, code refactoring and continuous integration
  • Thorough understanding of web services technologies such as HTTP, REST
  • Expertise with object oriented analysis, design patterns
  • Prior experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining Ruby on Rails based components in a consumer facing web environment (a minimum 3 years work experience)
  • Experience in XHTML (HTML 5 a plus), Javascript, CSS, jQuery, HAML, SASS and general Web 2.0 techniques required
  • Strong team player with passion for constantly improving the product, code quality, build processes
  • A proven ability to learn and adapt to new, complex and fast moving development environments
  • Prior experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with code manipulation and optimization issues for client side and server side performance
  • Superb analytical skills, self directed, and pays close attention to details

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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