Senior Software Engineer - Multimedia Management | San Francisco, CA | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Software Engineer - Multimedia Management

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San Francisco, CA

Posted Jan 5, 2023 - Requisition No. 113119

The Content Generation department at Bloomberg builds high impact, innovative software applications and infrastructure responsible for publishing, integrating, and distributing content such as Market Alerts, Financial Data, and News. There is content generated both from Bloomberg as well as content ingested from outside sources (Premium wires, web content, Company reports, and Social Media). 

We focus on our products being able to handle extremely high volumes while maintaining low latencies & high availability. In addition, we build core services that form the foundation of applications built by other software groups within Bloomberg.

Out team:

The Multimedia Management team provides a central solution for ingestion, search, and retrieval of multimedia content supporting the global Bloomberg Media ecosystem. The team builds and supports applications, APIs and workflows for common yet changing multimedia needs across Bloomberg delivering impact in a variety of products. You will build, improve and deliver front-end applications and back-end search and ingestion infrastructures to build accessible platforms for video publishing and integration!

We have rapidly expanded from a four to seven person team in the last two years based in our San Francisco Bloomberg Engineering office. By joining us you will have a major impact and truly define your technical legacy. The ideal candidate has a strong background in designing full-stack systems and familiarity with Content Management Systems with keen attention to security, testing, and user experience.

Highlights of our upcoming projects include:

  •  Enhancing permissioning and sharing for digital asset management publishing workflows
  •  Accessibility of media content from mobile platforms
  •  Integrate speech-to-text transcription tools with media content for captioning
  •  Media Recommendations for News Content

We’ll trust you to:

  •  Design and implement maintainable systems
  •  Effectively connect with product and engineering partners
  •  Actively engage with internal and external technologies

You’ll need to have:

  •  4+ years working with an object-oriented programming language (C/C++, Python, Java, etc.)
  •  A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience 
  •  Prior contributions to system design and architecture and scaling fault-tolerant, distributed systems 
  •  Solid understanding of Javascript or Typescript
  •  Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills

We’d love to see:

  •  Previous experience building full-stack applications
  •  Prior knowledge with search technologies
  •  Experience with Cloud Storage

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 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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