Senior Software Engineer - Real Time Communications Web | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Software Engineer - Real Time Communications Web

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New York, NY

Posted Nov 2, 2022 - Requisition No. 111130

The Bloomberg Terminal gives clients immediate membership to a community upwards of 325,000 of the world’s most influential decision makers. We connect individuals with this robust network spanning finance, business and government—for a distinct advantage when generating ideas, conducting research and finding trading partners. The Bloomberg community represents a world of potential colleagues, collaborators and customers from across the globe.

The RTC Web team is responsible for providing real-time communication solutions for the Bloomberg Professional Service. We specialize in developing web applications for voice and video collaboration. We are currently building a cross-platform videoconference application to extend the capabilities of the Instant Bloomberg messenger platform. This application leverages the Jitsi open source project at its core.

We are seeking driven software engineers with experience in web development, who want to own the product and who can thrive in a team environment.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Develop proficiency with WebRTC and related real-time communication technologies.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in developing full-stack applications for the web while adhering to best practices.
  • Take ownership of projects and their life cycle, stewarding them from conception to shipping.
  • Collaborate effectively across product, UX, and engineering stakeholders to deliver concrete results.
  • Contribute to Jitsi open source projects.

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.
  • An understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms.
  • 3+ years of experience with JavaScript (ES6+) or TypeScript in the browser and Node.js
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and browser APIs.
  • Proficiency with frameworks like React, Redux.
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous design patterns.
  • Excellent communication skills.

We’d love to see experience:

  • Leveraging WebRTC APIs.
  • Building Progressive Web Apps.
  • Building Node.js native modules.
  • Building browser extensions.
  • Packaging web applications via Electron, etc.
  • Configuring web build toolchains.
  • Proficiency with HTTP, TLS, Nginx, and security.
  • Developing with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Leveraging GitOps and 12 Factor App guidelines.
  • Deploying to AWS in professional capacity.
  • Building highly available, scalable, distributed systems.
  • Contributing to open source projects.

Have we caught your attention? If the job sounds like something you would be passionate about, apply! 

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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