Software Engineer / Research Scientist - Machine Learning Team

 
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Software Engineer / Research Scientist - Machine Learning Team

Location: New York City

Company: Bloomberg LP

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Bloomberg’s core product, the Terminal, is a must-have for the most influential people in finance. In addition to being the second largest producer of news in the world, Bloomberg ingests more than 1.5 million news stories per day from more than 120,000 different sources to help our clients stay in the know. This data would be unmanageable without our help. News stories move markets. We build machines that understand them.

Who are we? Bloomberg's Machine Learning Group - a group of scientists, researchers and software engineers who have a passion for solving complex data problems. We develop applications such as question answering, sentiment analysis of financial news, market impact indicators, social media analysis, topic clustering and classification, recommendation systems, risk analysis and predictive models of market behavior.

Who are you? A research scientist and engineer who wants to apply machine learning to solve challenging open-ended problems. You want to be part of a team making a big impact on the financial industry and are not afraid to get your hands dirty in data.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Design and build systems that solve difficult problems involving text, time series and other complex data sources
  •  Analyze Bloomberg’s unique data to build novel prediction models
  •  Write, test and maintain production-quality C++ and Python code
  •  Publish in leading academic venues and represent Bloomberg at industry conferences

You'll need to have:

  •  Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures)
  •  Solid background in natural language processing and/or machine learning
  •  Industry experience programming in C++ and Python; working knowledge of STL & Boost
  •  Strong communications and interpersonal skills

We'd love to see:

  •  Strong mathematical background (probability and statistics)
  •  A PhD in Machine Learning or Natural Language Processing
  •  Publications in top-tier conferences or journals (ACL, EMNLP, ICML, NIPS, KDD)
  •  Experience with building machine learning models using time series data
  •  Industry experience developing latency sensitive applications
  •  Working knowledge of Spark

Senior Machine Learning Engineer - Automation

 
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Senior Machine Learning Engineer - Automation

Location: New York City, NY | Princeton, NJ

Company: Bloomberg LP

 

On the Data Automation team, we develop the machine learning models and infrastructure to automate the processing of all types of financial documents. Our team has built some of the world's most sophisticated deep learning models, which beat the performance of the best analysts in the market. The models we build enable our customers to get the right answers fast.
As part of our team, you will research machine learning solutions and build infrastructure for accurate and scalable solutions. If you're excited by the idea of applying technology and automation to complex data problems, keep reading.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Build machine learning models to understand documents and drive insights.
  •  Design and implement efficient pipelines for data manipulation, processing and delivery to our end users
  •  Create tools for automated quality assurance and anomaly detection to alert stakeholders of changes in the quality of machine learning models and analytics
  •  Develop quality software through code reviews, automated testing and design reviews

You'll need to have:

  •  2+ years of experience programming in Python and C/C++
  •  A solid understanding of data structures, algorithms and software design concepts
  •  Experience with machine learning, statistical models and natural language processing

We'd love to see:

  •  Experience with concurrent programming and distributed systems
  •  Familiarity with solving problems using heterogeneous hardware
  •  Exposure to deep learning

Senior Software Engineer - Python

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Location: Princeton, NJ

Company: Bloomberg LP

 

Senior Software Engineer - Python

Bloomberg runs on data. We provide the most advanced real-time financial information, data and analytics to investment professionals. In Data Technologies Indices, we develop and support the platforms that serve as the primary interface between index content providers and Bloomberg Terminal clients. With Bloomberg's recent acquisition of the Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd. Platform (i.e. "BRAIS"), and the ongoing revolutionary shift of hundreds of billions of dollars from actively managed funds to passively managed index funds, our team's work is more important than ever.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Help create the latest application development frameworks and enterprise software products in the field of financial indices
  •  Build scalable, high throughput systems and tools that serve as the primary platform for the distribution of index-related data to our system and the Bloomberg API
  •  Work on developing and supporting technology platforms using Python, Java, SQL, HBase and Oracle
  •  Interact with users to design, architect and document software requirements

You'll need to have:

  •  3+ years of experience programming in Python
  •  3+ years of object-oriented programming experience
  •  2+ years of experience with relational database design
  •  Experience building web services and using SOA

If this sounds like you, we want to talk! Please apply below.

Senior SDLC Operations Engineer - Systems Infrastructure

 
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Senior SDLC Operations Engineer - Systems Infrastructure

Location: New York

Company: Bloomberg LP

 

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The engineers in the Systems Infrastructure department build the low-level infrastructure and applications that support thousands of applications on the Bloomberg Terminal. Our clients are thousands of Engineers at Bloomberg, so the appreciation and downstream impact of our work is huge. We are designing and developing common infrastructure that's high-performance, contains relevant telemetry/metrics and is designed to be offered as a "batteries included" service to other developers.

With thousands of engineers and applications relying on our solutions, it's imperative every piece of code we put into production is stable, reliable, and scalable. That's where you come in.

We're calling this new position "SDLC Operations Engineer". Your mission? To ensure the proper planning, implementation, testing, documentation, deployment and ongoing maintenance of infrastructure software is consistent between the various groups within Systems Infrastructure.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Automate manual, repeatable processes
  •  Provide over-site, standardization and validation of developed software to ensure proper testing and regression testing is followed
  •  Design, create and maintain a comprehensive set of documentation and best practices for all Systems Infra groups to follow
  •  Review, recommend and implement suggestions to existing documentation on release processes
  •  Act as escalation point for troubleshooting application issues--- soon we'll have tools for transparency that mitigate further risk when problems are identified
  •  Work closely with application and department managers to prioritize existing projects for deployment
  •  Work closely with technical team members and management to recommend solutions to previous outages and existing ongoing issues

You'll need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience working with Linux/Unix Operating Systems, Shell Scripting, Python/Perl Programming, and C++ in a medium to large scale enterprise environment
  • 3+ years of experience designing and performing changes to production using change management software and technologies
  •  Experience identifying/documenting operational efficiency processes and standards
  •  Experience automating repeatable processes
  •  Familiarity with source control management tools such as Git, SVN, Chef
  •  Familiarity with Automation tools for testing and deploying new and existing code such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Travis CI
  •  Strong analytical Skills
  •  A general knowledge of networking
  •  The ability to work and multitask in a fast paced environment
  •  The ability to receive and execute on work received from a variety of ticketing systems independently
  •  An eagerness to initiate/enhance communication and collaboration with cross functional teams within the organization

We'd love to see:

  •  Experience building data or analytics infrastructure of any kind
  •  Web Development using React, Angular and NodeJS
  •  Open source contributions and community evangelism of any sort

Senior Software Engineer – Fixed Income Core

 
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Senior Software Engineer – Fixed Income Core

Company: Bloomberg LP

Location: New York City

 

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We deliver a single integrated platform to support our client's complete workflow, from analysis to idea generation, in arguably the world's most important capital market. This includes tools that have become the market standard, including yield and spread calculators, quantitative risk analysis, and relative value comparisons. Our calculation APIs are invoked billions of times a day - supporting millions of application runs by the most prominent players in the industry. Our software engineers take responsibility for the full software development life-cycle, from understanding the needs of the business through to coding to deployment and maintenance.

We'll trust you to: - Develop large scale, low latency servers and user interfaces to redefine client workflows and help them make informed decisions

  •  Solve highly complex problems while understanding the scope and impact of your work
  •  Be quick, resourceful, flexible, and an excellent collaborator.
  •  Work with product and other software engineering teams and balance the best of technical and product knowledge to craft unsurpassed product solutions for our customers

 

You’ll need to have:

  •  2+ years of experience programming in C++, Python, Java or similar in production environment
  •  2+ years of object-oriented programming experience
  •  Comprehensive knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  •  Strong problem solving skills
  •  A thorough understanding of the systems you've worked on
  •  Good communication skills and an ability to explain technical concepts in a non-technical way

We'd love to see:

  •  Development experience in Unix/Linux platforms
  •  Experience with relational databases
  •  Familiarity with the nuances of building high volume, high availability distributed systems
  •  Familiarity with open-source technologies
  •  Knowledge of financial markets or an interest to learn

Social Media Editor - Bloomberg Digital

 
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Social Media Editor - Bloomberg Digital

Company: Bloomberg LP

Location: New York

 

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The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

We are seeking an experienced Social Media Editor to manage content distribution and strategy across social media platforms. You will work with reporters and editors to frame and optimize text and video content for social platforms, and package content for distribution on Bloomberg social accounts. We're looking for a strong headline writer with an eye for great visuals and the ability to listen to social audiences while identifying, analyzing and communicating audience trends with the wider team.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Distribute Bloomberg content on social platforms with an eye toward expanding reaching, increasing engagement and driving up referral traffic
  •  Develop and refine the voice of Bloomberg social accounts
  •  Own story packaging for specific content buckets across platforms
  •  Focus on video distribution within a content area, including VOD and live.
  •  Work with video team and reporters to optimize video content for a social audience
  •  Monitor, analyze and distribute social metrics to wider teams as needed
  •  Utilize sound news judgement to work closely with the homepage and mobile curation teams

You'll need to have:

  •  Experience in breaking news or finance strongly preferred
  •  2+ years of experience as an editor or social media editor, preferably in a digital editorial environment
  •  Strong editorial judgment
  •  Proficiency in social analytics and publishing tools
  •  A demonstrated track record of driving audience growth and social referral traffic
  •  An ability to cover fast-moving breaking news on social platforms and work with social video

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Distressed Debt Reporter

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Distressed Debt Reporter

New York

 

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The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

You'd be part of a team that covers the most financially troubled companies in the Americas, the ones saddled with distressed debt and bankruptcies. The field includes some of the biggest household names, and a roster that's likely to grow, after an unprecedented wave of borrowing. The job includes cultivating sources to break news, and then using your story-telling skills to analyze and explain what went wrong.

We're passionate about breaking news and writing stories that set the agenda, and we want reporters who are just as comfortable taking the lead on a story as they are collaborating with teammates. You'd be based in a New York office that serves as the headquarters to one of the smartest and boldest media organizations in the world.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Break news on the biggest distressed companies in North America
  •  Lean on existing sources and develop new ones to generate intelligent, high-impact, market-moving scoops
  •  Talk about your stories on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio and TicToc by Bloomberg, our new Twitter network
  •  Analyze industry data
  •  Cover the beat with speed and accuracy
  •  Write insightful, thought-provoking features that add value
  •  Collaborate with colleagues across our more than 120 bureaus globally.

You'll need to have:

  •  A minimum of three years in journalism with a focus on credit markets or corporate finance, or five years in business journalism with a proven track record for breaking news on beat coverage of a company or industry
  •  Experience with real-time news
  •  Ability to write quickly and clearly under deadline pressure
  •  Ability to generate exclusive, breaking news as well as informative feature stories
  •  A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you are a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Not exactly what you're looking for? Looking for a closer location? We are hiring professionals in news/journalism across many of our locations. Click here to submit a general application.

Venture Capital Editor

Venture Capital Editor

San Francisco

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The Role:

Bloomberg is one of the biggest and most influential news organizations in the world. Our Global Technology team prides itself on finding important, surprising stories that help readers better understand the companies transforming society and the people who run them. We're seeking a sharp, ambitious and creative editor to join the Venture Capital team and work with reporters and editors to develop stories on Silicon Valley's most influential startups and VCs.

Who we're looking for:

You're an experienced, inventive journalist with an eye for a good story and the insight to help our writers craft it. You're organized, motivated and inspiring—and you're a talented writer. You pay attention to detail and work well under deadline pressure but can also step back to help guide a long-form narrative. You're comfortable operating on any platform, whether it's a breaking news story for a professional audience, a magazine feature, an audio story for the Decrypted podcast or a video profile of a powerful figure in the industry.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Collaborate with writers to hone their reporting into compelling, original story ideas. Then coach reporters on the best way to tell those stories over the course of reporting, writing and editing, all the way to publication
  •  Coordinate the news-gathering process across teams to bring together experts on different subjects with the aim of breaking news on powerful startups, including Uber, Airbnb, Palantir and WeWork, as well as prominent venture capitalists
  •  Plan ahead for news events and contribute to an editorial calendar shared throughout the news organization
  •  Develop investigative projects and tap the vast resources of Bloomberg to deliver stories of impact
  •  Think through the best formats to tell each story: text, charts, graphics, illustrations, video, audio, photos or something else. Then work with Bloomberg editors who specialize in each form
  •  Collaborate with reporters and editors on the Global Technology team and others across teams and regions to expand our impact
  •  Be committed to the best journalistic practices, sound judgment and a willingness to learn

You'll need to have:

  •  Minimum of five years of journalism experience, preferably in business news
  •  Experience working in a real-time news environment or magazines
  •  An interest in technology and the constant power shifts in the industry
  •  The ability to edit thoughtfully and quickly under deadline
  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience