AWS Senior Software Engineer
Investment Engine Technology Department
The Investment Engine Technology team at Bridgewater engineers systems to understand the world. These systems synthesize and industrialize our global understanding into a hive mind of macroeconomic knowledge which enables us to educate and collaborate with the world's most influential central banks and policy makers and carefully and strategically manage the world's most important capital. Our technologists are engineering highly available, high performing and highly secure cloud platforms and infrastructure which support and scale our investing operations. Research Department
The goal of the Research department is to fundamentally understand how the global economy works. Embedded within the Research department is a uniquely talented team that builds the tools that allow our macro economists to conduct their research and understand the world's economies at a level we believe no other firm is capable of. These tools tackle problems from data ingestion and storage, to data visualization to signal creation. In order to achieve this goal, we require a first-rate development ecosystem as part of our hybrid cloud platform. Thus, we're investing in building an AWS-specific engineering team. This investment will allow us to deepen and broaden our AWS environment, its' management/governance, and capabilities. Position Responsibilities
The Amazon Web Services Senior Software Engineer will be architecting and developing our large-scale, highly complex and highly secure AWS environment, which supports our Investment Engineering platforms. You will be designing, building and creating new tools coding approximately 80% of your time, leading other engineers' efforts and delivering robust, scalable, highly secure and state-of-the-art solutions. Our demand for AWS has grown and you will be part of a newly built-out AWS engineering team to enhance, govern and manage our firms' usage of the AWS platform. Preferred Requirements
Bridgewater Associates Company Overview
- Enterprise Amazon Web Services (AWS) domain management experience
- Excellent Software Engineering, Computer Science and DevOps Engineering fundamentals, principles and best practices
- Demonstrated experience building high-performance software applications
- Expert knowledge of at least one programming language (Java, Python, C/C++, Scala, Ruby, etc.)
- Strategic thinking, complex problem solving and analytical capabilities
- The ability to mentor and develop junior engineers
- A degree in a relevant field (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering)
Bridgewater Associates is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for the most sophisticated global institutional investors. Our investment process is driven by a tireless pursuit to understand how the world's markets and economies work - using cutting edge technology to validate and execute on timeless and universal investment principles.
Powering this engine requires a diverse community of investment professionals, technologists, managers and other specialists. The firm attracts independent thinkers who share a commitment to achieving excellence in their respective lines of work and operating in our unique culture. Bridgewater was founded in 1975 and its principal offices are located in Westport, CT - an hour outside New York City.
One of our core priorities at Bridgewater is to enable our employees to build a great life and career, and we believe our benefits are an important extension of that philosophy. Bridgewater offers a competitive suite of benefits including health insurance with 100% premium coverage, a 401(k) plan with generous employer match, fully paid parental leave, a competitive PTO package, workplace flexibility, adoption and egg-freezing assistance, wellness offerings such as on-site gyms, free meals, healthy snacks, and meditation rooms, and an engaged and active community that includes company events, affinity networks and extracurricular interest groups.
Bridgewater reserves the right to change its current benefits program at any time, in a manner that is consistent with applicable federal and state regulations
This job description is not a contract and confers no contractual rights, privileges, or benefits on any applicant or potential applicant. Bridgewater has the right to change any and all terms of this job description, including, but not limited to, job responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Nothing in this job description constitutes an offer or guarantee of employment.
Bridgewater Associates, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.