Senior Web Application Developer - Internal Systems
Job Requisition Number: 35829
New York - USA
Join a fast moving team within the Bloomberg R&D Internal Systems group. In this role, you will have the opportunity to engage in building high profile web applications for Bloomberg Customer Service Center. Think outside the box and bring cutting edge technology in house to champion its use. You will be a key participant and contributor throughout the entire SDLC.
- Senior Web application developer with a minimum of 5 years experience building large scale, highly-trafficked web applications.
- Successful candidates will have deep knowledge of the quirks of the internet (and browsers) and a strong desire to build innovative web applications.
- Candidate should be an expert in at least two web application frameworks. At least one of them should be a modern web stack like Ruby on Rails. Delivering high quality code quickly should be easy because of your command of the stack.
- Candidates should also have hands-on experience building and maintaining production web services and should have knowledge in one of these languages: C, C++, C# or Java.
- Must understand a wide variety of back end data stores and know when, why, and how to use them. We frequently trade-off between implementations like MySQL, HBase, memcached, redis, and custom stores. You should also understand how these stores interact with distributed control mechanisms and how and when they can be used to achieve high availability, DR, and scaling.
- Knowledge of software engineering practices required for working in large groups, such as software development life cycles, coding standards, code reviews, distributed revision control systems, continuous test/build/deploy, and production support.
Desirable skills include:
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