Senior Web Engineer - Web Crawling

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Mar 3, 2017 - Requisition No. 57312

Would you like to work on one of the most advanced web crawling platforms in the world? You will have the chance to help revolutionize our web crawling capabilities while working at our Princeton campus. We develop and enhance cutting-edge web scraping software which delivers market-moving data to the most powerful firms in the global markets. We are creating applications that will make web scraping simple and intuitive for even the most novice user.

You will be part of the team responsible for designing the tools and platform that will empower data analysts, data scientists, developers, and news reporters throughout the world to acquire real-time data to fuel their workflow. If you are creative, energetic, and have the desire to make a large impact with the software you develop, keep reading.

You'll need to have:

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience, with an emphasis on web applications
  • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript 6, CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less), and JavaScript build tools (Grunt, Gulp)
  • Experience with WebSockets- Experience with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem
  • Strong communication skills, whether speaking to technical or business audiences

We'd love to see:

  • Thorough knowledge of web browser request/response life cycle (HTTP protocol, proxy servers, CDN)
  • Proven experience creating intuitive and engaging user interfaces
  • Experience with the Chromium open source project
  • A passion for innovation
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