Senior Database Engineer/Architect - Enterprise Trading Platform

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New York, NY

Posted Oct 16, 2023 - Requisition No. 120829

The Enterprise Trading Platform (ETP) team designs, develops and maintains the infrastructure that supports Bloomberg's innovative Enterprise Order Management Systems (OMS). Bloomberg’s OMS offerings include TOMS, the top-tier Sell-Side broker-dealer system, and AIM, the leading Buy-Side system supporting institutional asset managers, asset owners, and hedge-funds.

As a platform engineering team, our mission is to design, develop, and support highly-available, scalable software systems - the “building blocks” that support the financial trading lifecycle.

Our team of dedicated database engineers work on solving enterprise software engineering problems using innovative technical solutions in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for you:

  • Engage in all aspects of the database life-cycle for our enterprise products: requirement analysis, database modeling, design, implementation and testing, performance tuning, documentation, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Provide technical expertise and guide application teams on bringing business requirements to life.
  • Be a part of crafting new infrastructure which will empower clients and applications teams to provision the building blocks of a trading system. These developments strive to make our products more useful to our clients and support faster evolution of new products and features within Trading Solutions systems.

You’ll need to have:

  • 4+ years working with Python programming language and 10+ years of working experience with various relational databases, including PostgreSQL and Oracle. Experience with modeling, designing, developing, and maintaining high performance databases and database infrastructure that stores, processes, and analyzes very large amounts of data.
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Expertise in data modeling and data architecture.
  • Expertise in database performance tuning and optimization techniques. Proficient in writing efficient high performance SQL queries
  • Familiarity with the Unix command line and tools.

We'd love to see:

  • Knowledge of different programming languages, like Java, C/C++, Golang, and their database interfaces is a big plus; experience with popular Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) tools such as Hibernate.
  • Proven analytical skills, excellent understanding of big data technologies.
  • Prior contributions to database design and architecture and scaling fault-tolerant, distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with cloud based and container based technologies
  • Experience with Graph databases and familiarity with GraphQL is a plus.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and identifying sophisticated database functional and operational issues.

Interviewing with us

We believe interviewing is a two way street. It's a way for us to get to know you and your skills, and also a way for you to learn more about the team, our technical challenges, and what you'd be working on. The content of each interview round will be tailored to the role and your background, but the general framework can be found here:

We want to ensure you can put your best foot forward throughout the process, so if you have any questions or need any accommodations to be successful, please let us know!

We have a lot of opportunities to choose from in Engineering, and it is important to us that your skills and experience align best with the team you are interviewing with. To help ensure you are placed on the right team, your application will be considered for all of our current vacancies in Engineering at the first stage of the interview process.

Salary Range: 160,000 - 240,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

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: 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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