Senior Software Engineer - Bloomberg Law Dockets
New York, NY
Posted Oct 26, 2022 - Requisition No. 90672
Bloomberg Law (BLAW) is changing the legal industry by delivering the most sophisticated research platform on the market with a focus on automation, analytics and real-time answers. We provide our users with fast access to legal content and analysis, practice tools, company information and market intelligence through advanced search & analytic capabilities. We are committed to changing the way legal professionals conduct their day-to-day tasks by automating research and providing analytical solutions to help them get real-time answers and better serve their clients. Our goal is to use innovative technologies to deliver best in class solutions on a fast and reliable web platform that will impact the future practice of law!
BLAW Dockets Data Assets is the core team of engineers behind the BLAW docket research product (“docket” is the legal term for the official record of a court case). We are responsible for the systems that manage the acquisition of docket data from thousands of courts across the country as well as the systems that process, normalize, and extract higher level information from this data. We routinely tackle challenges due to the large number of disparate data sources we interact with (in most cases, court websites), the evolving nature of these data sources, and the free-form, dynamic nature of docket data. The main goal of our team is to provide a product that is capable of automatically and reliably dealing with these challenges so that our clients can perform their day-to-day tasks without interruption. An additional goal of ours is to continue to improve our ability to extract higher level information from docket data in order to get our clients the answers they need faster.
As a member of our team, you will be presented with many difficult problems to solve. Being a strong problem solver and critical thinker is a must. Our team also puts a large emphasis on system design. We follow an agile development process and work very closely with product managers and other partners.
We’ll trust you to:
- Collaborate both within the team and across the organization.
- Communicate with product managers and other team members.
- Understand and break down business requirements and user problems.
- Manage all stages of the project lifecycle.
- Have an “all hands-on deck” attitude.
You'll need to have:
- 4+ years working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Python, Java, etc.).
- A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience.
We'd love to see:
- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Experience with large scale system design.
- Experience with ML, NLP, and statistics.
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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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.
Salary Range: 160,000 - 240,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus