Senior Application Engineer - Tech Ops

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Sep 14, 2017 - Requisition No. 62047

Our team:

At Bloomberg, everything moves at the speed of light, including our employees, and our team builds the solutions that keep our company running. Given the tremendous impact internal systems have on our employees' day-to-day, we need to build user-friendly applications along with a fast and scalable backend system.

What we do:

Across all of our teams, we take pride in being integral to our employees success. Our in-house technical support team provides support to a large global user base, and they rely on the software our team builds to effectively do this. Our software takes advantage of a vast data set to allow our technical support team to quickly identify & solve whatever issues our clients face. In addition, our team provides employees and clients self-service software to allow clients to manage their accounts and use technology such as SSO to access our software.

Our in-house configuration management tool controls more than 4,000 servers across Bloomberg's various trading platforms. We're building the critical infrastructure of the Bloomberg Order enterprise system, which dictates the client connectivity and trade execution settings.

All of our engineers work across a full stack in an agile environment, so no matter what team you join you'll have the opportunity to oversee projects from ideation to production rollout. You'll release code changes every week - sometimes even every day. Along the way, you'll collaborate with various engineering and business teams across the company.

We'll trust you to:

  • Be creative, motivated and able to work in all areas of the tech stack
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be a team player and work in a highly collaborative environment-
  • Have fun while doing great work!

You'll need to have:

  • 4+ years of software engineering experience in a strongly-typed object-oriented language (C++, C#, Java)
  • 2+ years of professional experience with Python
  • 2+ years of professional experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience with a relational SQL database (MS SQL preferred) and experience writing SQL queries
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills

We'd love to see:

  • Experience using Single Sign On technologies including SAML & OAuth
  • Experience working in an Agile SDLC
  • Experience with UI design
  • Experience with web services, XSD/WSDL, SOAP, SOA and microservices architecture
  • Database schema design, performance optimization skills and query tuning
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