Senior MySQL Engineer - Datahub | Princeton, NJ | Bloomberg Careers

Senior MySQL Engineer - Datahub

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Princeton, NJ

Posted Jul 28, 2022 - Requisition No. 96696

The DataHub Engineering team provides a distributed platform for hosting datasets, complete with managed data stores, search, discovery, batch analytics and real-time stream processing capabilities. Our goals: ensure high quality content, which is indispensable to financial markets, is cataloged, standardized, discoverable, distributed and accessible in one place.

Who are you:

The ideal candidate is an innovative problem solver who enjoys working in multiple roles and thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. You are curious, kind, continually learning, and happy to share what you learn. You enjoy pursuing complex issues to their root cause. You love databases, performance at scale, low latency distributed systems, engineering for reliability and observability. 

What's in it for you:

As a senior database engineer in the DataHub team, you will build low latency distributed datastore services infrastructure that scales to address needs of all financial datasets at Bloomberg. You will engineer for reliability, scale, performance, efficiency, observability and ease of use. This is an opportunity to engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain valuable experience in distributed computing. Your impact will be at the heart of financial data at the most influential financial data company in the world. You'll be surrounded by people who are passionate about distributed computing, and believe that world-class service is critical to customer success. You'll get the chance to work with engineering teams across Bloomberg as well as opportunities to be a committer to open source.

You'll need to have:

  • 7+ years of programming experience in Java/Go or C/C++ 
  • Experience optimizing database engines like MySQL, RocksDB/LevelDB, MyRocks
  • Proficiency in Linux, IO subsystems, networking, and performance engineering  
  • Strong fundamentals of distributed systems, consensus, concurrency, Linux file systems
  • Experience in software instrumentation for monitoring and observability
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field

We'd love to see:

  • Experience in sharding MySQL for high scalability
  • Knowledge of Vitess 
  • Pride of ownership and quality in your work
  • A team player with a customer-focus
  • Any of your contributions to the open-source community

About Us: Meet the DataHub Engineering Team

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