Senior Infrastructure Software Engineer

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Westport, CT, United States
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powertofly approved What Bridgewater Associates Has to Offer:

Bridgewater Associates is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for the most sophisticated global institutional investors. Their mission to have the deepest possible understanding of global economies, naturally leads them to embrace diversity of thought, experience, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and more. Bridgewater offers their employees benefits like:

  • Competitive 401(k) with employer match
  • Equal fully paid parental bonding/care-giving time
  • Health coverage - 100% premium covered + concierge medical services
  • PTO package, unlimited sick days & remote work flexibility
  • Family planning support - adoption, egg freezing, & fertility benefits
  • Company events, affinity networks, & extracurricular interest groups
  • 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.

    Critical Infrastructure Team

    Our Critical Infrastructure team provides the core, hybrid-cloud infrastructure technology to enable our Investment Engine business goals and entire company operations.  The team is made up of Architects, Engineers and DevOps teams who are building and running all our infrastructure platforms including Cloud Solutions, Physical Data Centers, Networking, Security, Storage, Operating Systems, Databases, and Middleware.

    Position Responsibilities

    As a Senior Infrastructure Software Engineer, you will be joining our ongoing and aggressive transformation.  We have a huge appetite for change and you will be able to assume as much responsibility as you feel you are able to manage.  You will tackle a challenging and varied array of problems in how we gain further maturity in DevOps tools, processes and engineering capabilities.  You will be an engineer first and foremost, looking for excellent solutions that offer leverage for the company, not just “quick-fixes.”  We are focused on hiring exceptionally high performers into our Critical Infrastructure team that really want to drive both their career and the shape of our infrastructure.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Demonstrable experience with a leading cloud provider (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
    • Enterprise scale software development and release management experience
    • Demonstrable experience with one or several facets of infrastructure (Networking, Compute, Security, IAM, Configuration, Automation, etc.)
    • Expert knowledge of at least one programming language (Java, Python, C/C++, Scala, Ruby, etc.)
    • Strategic thinking, complex problem solving and analytical capabilities
    • A degree in a relevant field (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering)
    • 5+ years professional engineering experience in a relevant role such as Software Engineer, SRE, etc.

    Bridgewater Associates Company Overview

    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.

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    Senior Infrastructure Software Engineer
    Bridgewater Associates