Senior Software Engineer/SRE - Real Time Communications

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New York, NY

Posted Jul 28, 2023 - Requisition No. 117907

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The RTC team is responsible for providing real-time communication solutions for the Bloomberg Professional Service. Our products include cross-platform audio-video conference systems, telephony integration platform, and audio-video application that integrates with Instant Bloomberg messaging platform.

What's in it for you:

As a member of the RTC SRE team (Real Time Communications), your mission is to improve the platform's reliability, scalability, and performance on cloud-based infrastructure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside engineers with the same goals in mind and be exposed to many open-source solutions and tools. We upgrade our platform to use the latest version of open-source technologies and adopt new ones as needed, so it is a rewarding experience you can explore with us.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Participate in network design to ensure performant and reliable audio/video systems
  • Contribute in architecture of cloud-native based system and design
  • Take ownership of infrastructure projects
  • Implement monitoring solutions to monitor system availability and view of system health
  • Work closely with application teams to monitor system usage and capacity
  • Build automation tools to reduce toil

You'll need to have:

  • Demonstrated experience in system design for observability, reliability, and scalability
  • Comfortable in debugging system infrastructure and troubleshooting networking issues
  • Strong knowledge of Linux system, networking, and cloud-native technologies
  • Experience working with cloud deployments
  • Good communication skills
  • Excels at least in one programming language
  • 4+ years of experience in related role (Software Development, Reliability Engineering, DevOps)

We would love to see:

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with metrics and monitoring systems such as Grafana, Humio, Prometheus, OpenTelemetry
  • Experience with Kubernetes and CNCF projects
  • Experience with debugging web application
  • Experience with real time communication protocols such as WebRTC, VoIP
  • Experience with programming languages we use: Terraform HCL, Ruby (Chef cookbooks), Groovy (Jenkins), YAML (k8s, ansible), Python, Bash, Golang, Javascript, Java

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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