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Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Stability

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 23, 2023 - Requisition No. 113178

Our Team:

The Cloud Stability team is in charge of maintaining the stability and reliability of our Bloomberg Cloud Compute (BCC) Platform. Bloomberg Cloud Compute (BCC) provides private cloud infrastructure to a wide breadth of Bloomberg engineering teams, supporting hundreds of applications and thousands of virtual machines. Our mission is to be able to guarantee a level of availability to our clients which we accomplish by  making sure our Platform has capacity before it is needed. Automation is at the heart of what we do which is evident in capacity management, software deployments, virtualization Platform maintenance and performance across at all levels: individual hypervisor, availability zone (rack) or whole cluster. We primarily work in Python and JavaScript using tools such as Ansible, Airflow, Flask. The BCC Platform is built on many open source technologies such as OpenStack, Ceph, and many more.

What's in it for you:

As a member of the Cloud Stability team, you will be one of the engineers responsible for both supporting the product that half the engineering teams use and applying machine learning to predict the performance and capacity of our Platform. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our upstream projects (e.g. OpenStack and others). You will pick up not only cloud Platform skills, but also application engineering skills. You will be encouraged to participate in company-wide reliability engineering efforts, in technology conferences, and other relevant training.

We'll expect you to:

  • Work with the OpenStack API and interface with other Compute-Storage teams
  • Be responsible for CI/CD of the Bloomberg Cloud Compute Platform
  • Contribute to adding intelligence to predicting performance issues
  • Participate in predictive capacity planning and management of the cloud compute Platform
  • Participate in design discussions, code reviews, task refinement

You'll need to have:

  • 4+ years working with an object-oriented programming language (Python or another language.)
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience 
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Willingness to learn cloud technology

We'd love to see:

  • Prior experience in either a SRE team or on a cloud Platform team
  • Experience with Unix and distributed systems
  • Experience with Agile Scrum

Our Open Source Commitment:

Bloomberg sits at the intersection of high availability, low latency, and large-scale computing. We have a decade-long track record of using open source software to build data infrastructure and applications that address the unique constraints of the finance industry. We also support a broad open source ecosystem to empower others to solve similar real-world problems. From technical governance to upstream collaboration, we are committed to enhancing the impact and sustainability of open source.

In this role, you’ll be encouraged to interact with global open source project teams and communities. If you have a desire to use, develop, and lead open source software projects, we encourage you to apply. To learn more about our activities in the open source community, head over to our Tech at Bloomberg site.
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 parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email

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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