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Senior Big Data Engineer

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New York, NY

Posted Nov 7, 2022 - Requisition No. 88166

Who we are:

Bloomberg runs on data. It's our business and our product. From the biggest banks to the most elite hedge funds, financial institutions need timely, accurate data to capture opportunities and evaluate risk in a dynamic market. In order to provide this level of service and the security required to protect it, the Security Data Platform team provides a platform that transforms petabytes of structured and unstructured data such as text, time series, and events into machine-readable knowledge fueling numerous security focused applications.

That's where you come in. Working in a talented multi-disciplinary team, you will be responsible for the research, development, and stability of a new Information security data platform. This role offers the ability to innovate and invent, helping define the technical foundations of this essential platform. Our platform is built on a modern container orchestration, streaming and data storage platforms and provides a working base which information security engineers can quickly perform the analysis and build the tools they need to ensure security of our infrastructure.

Our team:

The Security Data Platform team is a new team which was established to build a platform supporting the data and analytical needs of Bloomberg’s Information Security organizations.  As a member of this new team you will be instrumental in all aspects of building a modern platform for delivering monitoring/alerting, anomaly detection and real-time analysis infrastructure in conjunction with our information security teams.

How we give back:

This new team will make extensive use of open source software. As part of that, we make a commitment to upstreaming features we'll be developing. Whether pushing bug-fixes upstream, developing new features, giving presentations at conferences and meetups, or collaborating with industry leaders, open source will be at the heart of this team. It's not just something we do in our free time, it is how we work.

What's in it for you:

You'll have the opportunity to make key technical decisions which will bring this platform into the future. You'll be able to apply your existing knowledge while gaining experience from working with specialists in stream processing, kubernetes, hadoop and information security. You'll have the opportunity to create a meaningful impact on the overall information security capabilities.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Lead automation operation, installation, and monitoring of system components in our infrastructure stack
  • Collaborate with information security personnel to understand their software and data needs, and design solutions to ingest, understand and present security related data
  • Gather requirements and synthesize software solutions to meet them
  • Produce developer and operational documentation, and troubleshoot run-time issues
  • Provide performance analysis and capacity planning for clusters

You’ll need to have:

  • Strong software development skills and ability to multitask in an Agile environment
  • 5+ years experience programming in Java, Scala, Python
  • 2+ years experience working with Big Data technologies such as HDFS, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, HBase, Druid, etc.
  • 2+ years experience working with Apache Kafka or other message queuing systems
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate across teams, manage competing goals and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technology field

We’d love to see:

  • Experience working with/in containerized environments using Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm, Rancher, Mesos
  • Experience with OSQuery, Santa, sysmon
  • Experience writing parsers/schemas for semi-structured and unstructured content
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Solr, Cassandra and other database technologies
  • Experience working with authentication and authorization systems such as Kerberos and LDAP
  • Open source involvement such as a well-curated blog, accepted contribution, or community presence
  • Machine Learning applied to security use cases

If this sounds like you, apply! You can also learn more about our work using the links below:

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Salary Range: 160,000 - 240,000 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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