Senior JavaScript/Typescript Engineer - Instant Messaging Application | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Senior JavaScript/Typescript Engineer - Instant Messaging Application

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New York, NY

Posted Dec 10, 2021 - Requisition No. 90864

Instant Bloomberg (IB) is Bloomberg's instant messaging system, which is used by the Bloomberg community for real-time communication including exchanging quotes, trade ideas, news and other financial information. We have a user-base unlike any other in the company and deliver over 300 million post events per day. Our users rely on these products because of their real-time performance, massive scale, ironclad security, tight integration with financial data and applications on the Bloomberg Terminal, and, most importantly, singular access to the Bloomberg network of 350,000 financial professionals.

Building one of Bloomberg's most visible applications is a rewarding and challenging task. As the number of users and functionalities requested continues to grow, we look to similarly grow our development teams with the most talented engineers.

As an application engineer on our IB Application team, we'll trust you to:

  • Develop and maintain new client facing features to keep our product competitive and also cater to the growing demands of our clients
  • Work very closely with our clients and business representatives to seek requirements and implement creative solutions
  • Collaborate with our core infrastructure teams to develop full-stack solutions

You'll need to have:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Strong knowledge of Asynchronous JavaScript
  • Strong knowledge of efficient client-side development
  • Strong knowledge of application architecture and design patterns
  • Familiarity with Google Chrome Development Tools, specifically Heap Recorder and Profiler
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Familiarity with unit testing and continuous integration tools such as Jest, Jenkins etc and concepts like Code Coverage, UI Automation
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field

We'd love to see:

  • Experience with TypeScript, Flow or similar compile-to-JS typed languages
  • Experience with Python or C++ programming 
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Experience building chat products and / or your ideas for improving them
  • Familiarity with Javascript Engines such as Chromium and Spidermonkey

If this sounds like something you would be passionate about, apply! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

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.

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