Infrastructure Platform Engineer - Verticals

Location: New York City

Company: Bloomberg


Our Team:

On the Platform Engineering team we develop core infrastructure and services that power the vertical web products such as Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. We build tools and processes that have a direct impact on improving application development efficiency, delivery and quality. We also develop common middleware services for cross-cutting problems.

What's in it for you:

You will build automation and orchestration solutions for cloud and enterprise environments that keep our developers efficient, our infrastructure scalable and our customers happy. You will work closely with a variety of technologies such as Cloud Infrastructure (OpenStack/AWS), Linux Containers(Docker/Kubernetes), Automation tools (Ansible/Chef/Mesos) and big data (Hadoop/Spark/Cassandra).

You'll need to have:

  •  5+ years of programming experience in Java, C++, Ruby or Python
  •  A BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  •  A strong understanding of operating systems and the nuances of Linux
  •  Experience with object-oriented and functional programming
  •  Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design concepts
  •  A solid understanding of application development processes and tools
  •  Experience with developing concurrent and distributed applications

We'd love to see:

  •  Familiarity with configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  •  A solid understanding of cloud architectures (IaaS, PaaS) on OpenStack/AWS
  •  Experience with any enterprise PaaS software (CloudFoundry, WSO2, OpenShift)

Infrastructure Platform Engineer

Company: Bloomberg

Location: Washington, DC


Our team:

The Platform Engineering team builds infrastructure automation services that focus on configuration management and cloud orchestration. We play an active role in advising other infrastructure engineering teams on the best practices of modern application and infrastructure development.

What's in it for you:

We have a clear roadmap of where we want to be, but we need your expertise in building large-scale distributed systems to develop mission-critical system infrastructure. You will be part of a team that builds the foundation to support a multi-cloud environment. We develop best practices, tools and processes that have a direct impact on how thousands of engineers at Bloomberg interact with infrastructure.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Take responsibility for the development and deployment of Bloomberg's platform services
  •  Identify and automate manual tasks
  •  Implement industry-wide best practices around public and private cloud infrastructure
  •  Develop and maintain documentation, training and SLA for managed infrastructure and systems
  •  Help replace legacy systems with modern, Internet-scale design patterns

You need to have:

  •  3+ years of experience working on highly available, fault-tolerant distributed systems
  •  A strong understanding of operating systems and the nuances of Linux
  •  Experience with datacenter network troubleshooting including IP fundamentals, DNS, load balancing, proxies and firewalls
  •  Familiarity with configuration management systems such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  •  Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, C/C++, Go or Java
  •  A solid understanding of the modern software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes such as Continuous Integration and delivery

We'd love to see:

  •  Expertise in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  •  A deep understanding of web operations and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google)
  •  Knowledge of network and application performance analysis using standard UNIX tools
  •  Experience with maintaining and managing a community around open source software