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Senior Software Engineer - News Streaming and Alerting

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Posted Jun 28, 2021 - Requisition No. 91789

Bloomberg is the predominant force in financial market news. The News Streaming & Alerting engineering team builds the engine which alerts users about market moving news from hundreds of millions of stories, sourced from thousands of news providers in many languages from across the globe.

Our system works alongside the Search engine to provide real-time monitoring of news content and delivers alert/notifications to clients to ensure they are ahead of the market when news breaks. We also manage the news ingestion pipeline which augments story data by connecting with other teams in News and Data Science groups, which is the hub of the News wheel. We partner with other teams in News as well as the open-source community to leverage Apache Lucene and Luwak to work alongside the Apache Solr engine which power the search side of News.
Looking forward, we have a new Suggested News project which will involve us collaborating with the AI and App teams to create a new client interaction for News. The goal is to give users content before they even know they want it!
What's in it for you?

  • Opportunity to design and build distributed fault-tolerant systems.
  • An opportunity to implement low-latency and large scale applications that will push your technical skills
  • Opportunity to build expertise in the field of Information Retrieval and be involved in open source development.
    We'd expect you to:
  • Industry experience working with C++ as your main programming language
  • Be familiar with designing and building multi-threaded applications
  • Communication skills to collaborate with multiple teams
    We’d love to see:
  • Agile/scrum process experience
  • Familiarity with Test Driven Development, CI/CD tools like Jenkins
  • Familiarity with search engines like Solr/Lucene/Elasticsearch


If this sounds like you, please apply!
Interview process:
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