SRE - Market Data / Feeds

Careers at Bloomberg

New York, NY

Posted May 3, 2018 - Requisition No. 66885

Our Team:

Bloomberg is the premier provider of real-time market data to the financial world. The Ticker Plant group is at the core of both the Bloomberg Professional Service and Enterprise Solutions products that process market data from around the globe. Our systems process over 80 billion events a day while servicing millions of client queries from our cutting edge time series database. Within our group, the SRE Team is comprised of experts in various specialties like software development, platform performance and tools development ... and we're growing!

What’s in it for you:

On our team, you'll design and develop scalable services that enhance the stability and reliability of Bloomberg's market data infrastructure. We’ll depend on you to not only help set standards but also partner closely with our application engineers to ensure that all products meet those standards. You'll be trusted to create infrastructure capable of early detection of issues through metrics and signals and take automatic corrective actions.

We'll trust you to:

  • Ensure optimal availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of Bloomberg application development. You will do this by advocating engineering reliability into our development life cycle with a focus on fault tolerant approaches
  • Respond to and resolve unexpected and potential service problems. You will write software to prevent the same problem happening again
  • Drive capacity planning, performance analysis, instrumentation and other non-functional systems requirements
  • Review and influence on-going design, architecture, standards and methods for improving operating services
  • Own system releases, write production software acceptance tests and coordinate all aspects of the release including coverage and communication plans

You'll need to have:

  • Experience with automating production systems
  • Strong understanding of large-scale systems architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Software engineering experience
  • Proficiency in object-oriented languages like Python, Perl, C++ or Java
  • Strong Communications skills
  • Experience of triaging and resolving outages
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field

We'd love to see:

  • Configuration management system, e.g, Salt, Chef, Ansible
  • Experience with blameless postmortems
  • A passion for performance excellence, robustness and engineering mindset

Check out more about how we work and what it means to be an SRE at Bloomberg in our blog post:

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