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Senior Software Engineer - Terminal Transport

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New York, NY

Posted Jun 14, 2021 - Requisition No. 90936

Who are we?

The Terminal Transport team owns the core backend services, protocols, and clusters that are essential to the functioning of the Bloomberg Terminal. Every interaction with the Bloomberg Terminal runs through our servers which results in our software stack processing over 250 billion messages per day. Our software supports the Javascript frameworks at Bloomberg, and enables other teams to build applications on the Bloomberg Terminal. Our critical focus is on the end-user experience, stability and appropriate work-load management of our backend systems.

Broadly our team is responsible for the infrastructure around the following:

  • Large scale server-side Javascript execution environments.
  • Node.js cloud workers and the Platform as a Service that hosts them.
  • Terminal connectivity to the datacenter

Who are you?

We are looking for a highly collaborative and curious individual who likes to dive in and solve problems. If you describe yourself as self-starting, someone who takes ownership of the task, is goal-oriented and challenges the status quo, you’ll fit right in!

We’ll trust you to

  • Develop code and tests with a constant focus on correctness, performance and reliability
  • Work with our SRE team to improve the operational environment and make it more reliable
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and implement best practices within the team and its code-bases

You’ll need to have

  • 3 years experience working with C++
  • 3 years experience building software for UNIX or Linux Operating systems
  • Experience with object-oriented programming
  • Expertise with data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

We would like to see

  • Experience with high performance distributed systems
  • Experience with Python or Go
  • Experience writing software using POSIX APIs
  • Experience designing network protocols
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