Engineering Team Lead - Data Platform - Artificial Intelligence

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New York, NY

Posted May 8, 2024 - Requisition No. 125153

Bloomberg’s Engineering AI department has 300+ AI practitioners building highly sought after products and features that often require novel innovations. We are investing in AI to build better search, discovery, and workflow  solutions using technologies such as transformers, gradient boosted decision trees, large language models, and dense vector databases. We are expanding our group and seeking highly skilled individuals who will be responsible for contributing to the team (or teams) of ML and Software Engineers that are bringing innovative solutions to AI-driven customer-facing products.

The AI Data Platform group at Bloomberg enables the storage, provenance, discovery and serving of AI artifacts. We provide managed data streams, curated training datasets and features, integrated storage with our internal ML Platform, and metadata catalogs. Our group is growing and we are looking for two leaders to help us expand our offerings. One Team Lead will be responsible for evolving our data stream processing solution, enhancing how we store, access, and make this data discoverable throughout our platforms. Another Team Lead will be responsible for enhancing our managed model storage platform, enriching the experience for managing models and datasets from our internal ML Platform.

Join the AI department as an Engineering Team Lead and you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with application, product, and platform teams to define data needs and SLAs
  • Design, build, and deploy resilient, monitorable pipelines to transport and store data in various storage solutions
  • Identify the appropriate storage solutions and for a given use case, understand the tradeoffs in performance, cost, and complexity
  • Model datasets with idiomatic schema design, tailored for a dataset’s intended use
  • Design and implement efficient data retrieval and processing solutions suited for our ML environments
  • Collaborate with platform and infrastructure teams to influence the direction and support of various managed solutions

We are looking for an Engineering Team Lead with the following experience:

  • 7+ years of experience working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Python, Java, etc.)
  • 2+ years in leadership, managing and coaching globally distributed teams and influencing third party technology strategy
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience

We’d love to see an Engineering Team Lead with experience in any of the following:

  • Experience with distributed and cloud-native technologies like Kafka, Docker, Spark, Flink, and Argo
  • Experience with various storage technologies such as S3, HDFS, PostgreSQL, and Cassandra
  • Experience with query and/or engines like Trino, Presto, and Solr
  • Familiarity with web concepts and frameworks such as FastAPI and Oauth 2.0

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Salary Range: 200,000 - 300,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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