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Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer - Critical Infrastructure

Company: Bridgewater Associates, LP
Location: Westport
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer - Critical Infrastructure 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. About Bridgewater 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. Founded in 1975, we are a community of independent thinkers who share a commitment for excellence. By fostering a culture of openness, transparency, and inclusion, we strive to unlock the most complex questions in investment strategy, management, and corporate culture. Our Culture Bridgewater's unique success is the direct result of our unique way of being. We want an idea meritocracy in which meaningful work and meaningful relationships are pursued through radical truth and radical transparency. We require people to be extremely open, air disagreements, test each other's logic, and view discovering mistakes and weaknesses as a good thing that leads to improvement and innovation. It is by continually striving together for the highest levels of truth and excellence that we create meaningful work and meaningful relationships. Within this culture, Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority because it is essential to finding the best talent in the world, enabling our idea meritocracy, and creating an environment where all types of people can thrive. We have a full-time team as well as affinity networks that work on these issues - If you would like to learn more, please let your Bridgewater recruiter know. Why Choose Bridgewater? It takes all types to make Bridgewater great. We seek a diverse group of innovative thinkers and push them to engage in rigorous and thoughtful inquiry. We develop people through an honest examination of their abilities and performance, enabling personal growth and professional development. We strive to provide you opportunities that will challenge you and unlock your potential. 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. As such, currently Bridgewater offers a competitive suite of benefits including:
    • Health insurance with 100% premium covered and access to additional concierge medical services
    • 401(k) plan with generous employer match
    • Paid time off, including fully paid parental leave and a competitive PTO package
    • Workplace flexibility and access to back up childcare
    • Financial assistance for family building support, including adoption and egg freezing
    • Workplace wellness, including on-site gyms, free meals and healthy snacks , and meditation rooms
    • An engaged and active community that includes many company events, affinity networks, and extracurricular interest groups
    • And more 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. Please note that we provide immigration sponsorship for this position. Bridgewater Associates, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please click here to view Bridgewater's Privacy Policy, which applies to personal information collected about you in connection with this job application. For California residents, please click here for our California Consumer Privacy Statement. Please review the "Bridgewater Recruiting Terms and Agreement", and then select "I Agree" to continue: -*
      Bridgewater Recruiting Terms and Agreement Please select If applicable, please indicate other areas of the business you'd like to apply to:
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      Have you ever been engaged in the recruiting process, spoken to anyone about a role at Bridgewater Associates or interviewed for a position? -*
      -- Have you ever been employed by or worked directly for Bridgewater Associates in any capacity? -*
      Please select If "Yes - Consultant or vendor" which company?
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      Please select If "Through an employee", who, and what was your relationship with them?
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      Are you, a relative*, partner, or member of your household: currently employed by, having prior employment history with, and/or having any past or present affiliation** with an: asset management firm, asset management consulting firm, institutional investor (e.g., corporate or public pension fund, sovereign wealth fund/central bank, hedge fund of funds or External-Chief Investment Officer, or money management office of an endowment/foundation/family office), a broker or dealer in a trading or sales capacity, or a service provider or outside partner to Bridgewater (only if you are already aware). *Child, stepchild, grandchild, parent, stepparent, grandparent, spouse, sibling, in-law, domestic partnership, or adoptive relationship **Officially attached to or connected to an organization in volunteer, paid or non-paid, in a substantial or consultative fashion, including serving on the board of directors or governance board -*
      -- If "Yes", please elaborate, including if your organization has any current interface with Bridgewater.
      Do you currently work, or in the past two years have you worked, for one of the following organizations? -*
      Please select Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? -*
      -- Will you now or in the future require "sponsorship for an immigration-related employment benefit"? -*
      -- Are you subject to any agreements that may apply to your employment at Bridgewater Associates (e.g. non-compete)? -*
      -- Bridgewater operates in an incredibly competitive industry and in a highly regulated environment. As part of the recruitment process, Bridgewater must explore that there are no actual or potential conflicts of interest. Answers to the following questions will help us identify any actual or potential conflicts of interest. -*
      Do you hold any positions or have any professional, business, or employment affiliations that fit into one of the categories referenced below?
      • Board position at a public company
      • Membership or related affiliation on an investment committee
      • Membership or related affiliation on an expert network
      • Employment at a government agency or as a public official (any employee of a government or any department, agency, or instrumentality thereof), whether elected or appointed
      • Employment for a business that overlaps with, or competes with, Bridgewater -- If "Yes", please elaborate and provide sufficient detail such that Bridgewater may assess any actual or potential conflict of interest.
        Do you have any other personal commitments, or other personal affiliations, that that may pose an actual or potential conflict of interest? -*
        -- If "Yes", please elaborate and provide sufficient detail such that Bridgewater may assess any actual or potential conflict of interest.
        Gender and Race/Ethnicity -*
        Bridgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, civil union status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, present or past mental disability, learning disability, physical disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.You are invited to VOLUNTARILY self-identify your gender and race/ethnicity. This information will be kept as confidential as possible and will be reported in the aggregate to the federal government, as required by law. This information will also assist Bridgewater in its diversity and inclusion efforts. If you choose not to self-identify your gender and/or race/ethnicity, please select "Prefer not to say". There will not be any negative consequences for that selection.Gender Please select I acknowledge that it is Bridgewater's practice to record all phone calls and in-person meetings for training and efficiency purposes. I understand that under Connecticut law, Bridgewater must obtain written consent from a party before recording any calls with the party. This letter constitutes my consent to the recording of any and all telephone calls or meetings between me and Bridgewater personnel made on or after the date hereof relating to my interest in Bridgewater. For purposes hereof, "Bridgewater personnel" means any Bridgewater employee, consultant or other individual contacting me on Bridgewater's behalf in connection with my interest in Bridgewater. By selecting "I Agree" and continuing, I acknowledge that I am signing this acknowledgement and consent electronically and agree that such electronic signature will be deemed the equivalent of an original for all purposes. My electronic signature represents that I have read, understand and agree to the terms hereof.

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