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Senior Software Engineer - Telemetry Engineering

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New York, NY

Posted Dec 8, 2022 - Requisition No. 96499

Our Team:

The Technology Infrastructure Telemetry teams are the official central source of Telemetry data and services used by Bloomberg engineering and operations. We develop the software and solutions to discover, collect, enrich, store, present and alarm on Telemetry data in the form of log, metric and trace data from all Bloomberg devices and applications. The insight and observability we provide is essential for the stability and reliability of the services Bloomberg provides for our customers globally. 

Our Telemetry teams achieve this with close collaboration with our engineering and product colleagues and by utilizing open-source, home-grown and vendor provided solutions. This hybrid approach allows us to provide a highly scalable unified system for processing hundreds of terabytes of Telemetry data in near real-time. 

We have opportunities across the Telemetry group. The teams work on various technologies to solve different problems, all towards the same goal of providing prompt, accurate Telemetry tailored to specific use-cases. We need you to help solve problems in our pipeline, our user-experience, our alarming, our data presentation and our product stability and resilience areas, to name a few. You would be expected to contribute from conception to delivery, working closely with teammates, peers, stakeholders and management.
What’s in it for you:
As a member of a Telemetry team and part of the Telemetry group, you will have direct influence on the stability and resilience of Bloomberg systems. You will get to learn and experiment with new technologies, help drive best practices across engineering teams, work with SMEs across various disciplines, and implement changes to improve the developer experience within your own team. 
We support and encourage involvement in industry and attendance at industry conferences, where you will get to learn from and contribute to communities that care about observability. 

We will expect you to:

  • Work with your team in an agile environment to implement solutions 
  • Develop high quality software that integrates well with our hybrid solutions
  • Care about stability and reliability from our users perspective, from internal Bloomberg users to our paying customers
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from various domains and roles
  • Help mentor your colleagues in your areas of expertise
  • Communicate changes that can bring our product forward

You will need to have:

  • Good understanding of software development principles, and experience in writing end-to-end applications.
  • Good communication skills to interact well both within and outside your team and to discuss ideas and solutions with clarity.
  • Self-motivation to identify problems and provide solutions independently.
  • A curiosity about how things work, a continuous learning ability and a generosity in sharing your knowledge with others.
  • Confidence debugging software, observing system performance and working with telemetry data in its various guises
  • A BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technology field

We would love to see some of the following:

  • Experience with working with Open Source software, including deploying, debugging, or contributing to open source projects
  • Experience or familiarity with AWS, Azure or GCP cloud providers
  • Experience or familiarity with Infrastructure like FluentD/fluentbit, HAProxy, Kafka, Kubernetes, ElasticSearch, and Spinnaker
  • Experience with metrics or monitoring solutions like Grafana, Prometheus, Graphite and Telegraf
  • A strong background in software engineering, including experience with various programming  languages like golang, C++, Python, Ruby, and Javascript

If working on a Telemetry platform with opportunities to do backend, frontend, SRE, and/or OSS development interests you, please don’t hesitate to apply! We’ll get in touch quickly to discuss next steps. 

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.

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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