Senior Web Engineer - Consumer Website (Consultant)

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Jun 13, 2017 - Requisition No. 59009

What can you do as a media company with the information and resources of one of the largest financial technology firms? The engineers behind the Bloomberg Consumer Web team help answer these questions every day. We build and manage web applications and supporting systems that deliver market-moving news, data, video, audio and ultimately represent the brand that is Bloomberg to a global and dynamic audience. We keep millions of users informed every day. This is Bloomberg.com.

In a challenging industry and an ever-changing technical landscape, we are devoted to delivering quality software - and quickly. Our purpose is to understand our users' needs, scale and performance limitations and emerging technology trends for efficient and reliable delivery.

We'll trust you to:

  • Collaborate within an Agile, multi-disciplinary, fast moving team
  • Take ownership of technical solutions, development and delivery to production
  • Develop in all levels of a web application stack, from the client to server side
  • Explore and evaluate the value of new and emerging web technologies to help make pragmatic technology and architecture choices

You'll need to have:

  • A strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals and an understanding of asynchronous design patterns (preferably with Node.js)
  • 5+ years of professional experience building high volume web applications using a language like JavaScript, Python or Ruby (preferably consumer-facing)
  • Proficiency in HTML, JavaScript (ES5/ES6), CSS, HTTP, HTTP/2, HTTPS protocols, cookies, caching, security, web accessibility standards
  • Experience working with multiple browsers such as Chrome, IE, Safari, iOS Safari, quirks and solutions
  • Knowledge of browser internals such as Rendering engines, Parsing and DOM tree construction, Layout, Painting and optimizing techniques (including DOM and V8 optimizations)
  • Fluency in test-driven development, effective debugging, code reviews, distributed source code management and automated quality assurance

We'd love to see:

  • An interest in understanding user behavior using A/B tests and analytics and how that drives product design and decisions
  • Experience with web performance challenges delivering content to a global audience across multiple devices (progressive enhancement, performance budgets, front end optimization)
  • A passion for standardization, style guides, process efficiency and bias for action
  • Experience defining and developing highly available distributed systems
  • Contributions to any open source web projects or JS libraries
  • Exposure to multiple programming paradigms such as Objection Oriented programming, functional programming
  • Experience with Continuous Integration, Build, and Testing tools
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