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Senior Software Engineer - Network Automation Platform

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New York, NY

Posted Feb 15, 2022 - Requisition No. 98120

Bloomberg’s Network Engineering team architects, designs, builds, and automates the global network which supports Bloomberg’s products and services. Our network connects multiple large-scale Data Centers and over a hundred edge sites including Internet exchange points that connect Bloomberg to our hundreds of thousands of clients around the world and over 1,500 global exchanges and trading venues. 

Our Team:

The Network Automation Platform team, part of Technology Infrastructure, is responsible for providing applications, frameworks and tooling that enable network engineer and operational teams to effectively manage one of the largest private networks through automation. We work with innovative network automation and configuration management technologies to treat infrastructure as code for the connecting and supporting the Bloomberg Professional and related services.

What's in it for you:

This is a unique opportunity to help build robust, highly scalable solutions that will power the future of how Bloomberg automates network infrastructure. You'll be trusted to define standards and design frameworks, libraries and tooling that build on automation best practices and principles. You'll work closely with outstanding infrastructure engineers to meet the field's most meaningful problems.

We'll trust you to:

  • Actively contribute in defining both tools and architectural designs used by the team
  • Encourage, mentor and train junior team members.
  • Practice and promote the use of a modern software development lifecycle
  • Engage with customers to capture and refine requirements
  • Autonomously develop technical solutions to achieve objectives and required service levels, performance, and economics
  • Proactively research and follow industry trends and open source projects in network automation

You need to have:

  • 3-7 years experience as a senior software engineer for a mission-critical production system
  • Expertise in software development in some combination of Python, Ruby or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge in software testing and delivery
  • The ability to take ownership and responsibility of issues and handle them effectively to resolution 
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technology field

We'd love to see:

  • Contributions to Open Source projects especially related to network automation and configuration management.
  • Knowledge in major Python frameworks like Django and Celery
  • Knowledge of layer 2, 3 and 4 networking concepts
  • Experience with OpenConfig
  • Experience using Ansible or equivalent in large scale networking environments
  • A keen interest in keeping abreast of technological advances and proven success at incorporating new technology into existing systems
  • Knowledge of Linux programming, networking and system administration
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    Our Open Source Commitment:
    Bloomberg sits at the intersection of high availability, low latency, and large-scale computing. We have a decade-long track record of using open source software to build data infrastructure and applications that address the unique constraints of the finance industry. We also support a broad open source ecosystem to empower others to solve similar real-world problems. From technical governance to upstream collaboration, we are committed to enhancing the impact and sustainability of open source. 

In this role, you’ll be encouraged to interact with global open source project teams and communities. If you have a desire to use, develop, and lead open source software projects, we encourage you to apply. To learn more about our activities in the open source community, head over to our Tech at Bloomberg site.

If this sounds like something you would be passionate about, apply! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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