Software Engineer/SRE - Ticker Plant | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Software Engineer/SRE - Ticker Plant

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New York, NY

Posted Oct 26, 2017 - Requisition No. 62965

Our Team:

Bloomberg is the premier provider of real-time market data to the financial world. The Ticker Plant group is at the core of both the Bloomberg Professional Service and Enterprise Solutions products that process market data from around the globe. Our systems process over 80 billion events a day while servicing millions of client queries from our cutting edge time series database. Within our group, the SRE Team is comprised of experts in various specialties like software development, platform performance and tools development ... and we're growing!

What’s in it for you:

On our team, you'll design and develop scalable services that enhance the stability and reliability of Bloomberg's market data infrastructure. We’ll depend on you to not only help set standards but also partner closely with our application engineers to ensure that all products meet those standards. You'll be trusted to create infrastructure capable of early detection of issues through metrics and signals and take automatic corrective actions.

What you will partner on:

  • Solutions to monitor the health, availability, latency and reliability of our services
  • Scale our systems to cope with ever increasing market data demands
  • Architect automation and remediation strategies
  • Drive measurable service improvement

You'll need to have:

  • 3+ years professional work experience
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficient in high level languages like C++, Python or Java
  • Strong Communications skills

We'd love to see:

  • Knowledge of test frameworks (GTest, etc)
  • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux internals
  • Versatile in one or more scripting languages (Perl, Shell)
  • Building orchestration systems (Ansible, Salt, etc)
  • Config management (Chef, puppet, CFEngine)
  • Experience with incident response and blameless postmortems
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