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SRE - Ticker Plant

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New York, NY

Posted Sep 2, 2020 - Requisition No. 78296

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 100 billion unique events a day, publishing these in real time while also servicing millions of client queries from our time-series database. As SREs, we are tasked with applying software engineering skills to solve the problems of owning large and always-growing market data systems while ensuring that we maintain resiliency, efficiency, availability and visibility at any scale. We work across the globe, with teams located in Tokyo, London and New York that comprise experts in various specialties like software engineering, platform performance, capacity planning, systems recovery, and automation.

What’s in it for you:

As a Ticker Plant SRE, you will:

  • Get hands-on experience working on large-scale market data systems
  • Design and develop predictive data models for our system capacity
  • Build systems capable of early detection of issues through metrics and signals,  and develop automated correction and remediation strategies
  • Help set standards and partner closely with other engineers to ensure that all products meet those standards

We are currently focused on performance analysis, setting up SLI / SLO, system-level alerting, capacity planning, and incident mitigation.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Develop Python/C++ services, libraries and tools to monitor the health, availability, latency and reliability of our services with a focus on fault tolerant approaches
  • Proactively scale our services to stay ahead of ever-increasing market data demands by driving capacity planning, instrumentation and performance analysis
  • Ensure service issues do not reoccur by architecting automation and remediation strategies employing signal detection and orchestration frameworks
  • Define service level objectives and drive measurable service improvement

You'll need to have:

  • Experience programming in Python, C++, or Java
  • Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Experience with developing and using tools
  • Experience with analysis, diagnosing, and solving issues in a production environment
  • Strong understanding of large-scale systems architecture
  • Strong communication skills

We'd love to see:

  • Building orchestration systems (Ansible, Salt, etc)
  • Configuration management (Chef, Puppet, CFEngine)
  • Knowledge of test frameworks (gtest, etc)
  • Familiarity with industry standard tools for collection of data across distributed systems, such as Splunk, Grafana, ElasticSearch, Nagios, Zabbix
  • Experience with incident response and blameless postmortems

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

In the meantime, check us out at:

https://www.techatbloomberg.com/blog/bloomberg-bets-big-on-sres/ 
https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/blog/engineers-keep-terminal-data-running-smoothly-around-world/ 
http://www.techatbloomberg.com/

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