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

The Network Platform Architect will own and shape Bridgewater’s entire network.  You are a hands-on Network as Code Engineer who will partner with our architects and engineering leadership to deliver robust, scalable and state-of-the-art cloud and physical infrastructure solutions supported by infrastructure as Code (IaC).  You are responsible for configuring, operating and deploying network infrastructure.

Key Qualifications

  • 5 to 8+ years of experience in Network Infrastructure Development, Design, Automation and Support
  • Affinity towards and understanding of LAN, WAN, Wireless, Network Security, Encryption and Resilience
  • Experience with technologies such as Ansible, Ansible Tower, Terraform, AWS Lambda, CloudWatch, Dynamo, CloudFormation, Kubernetes, Perl / Shell, or other IaC, IaaS, PaaS tools is a plus
  • 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)

Bridgewater Associates Company Overview

Bridgewater Associates is a global leader in institutional portfolio management and the world’s largest and most successful hedge fund.  Based in Westport, Connecticut, Bridgewater manages more than $160 billion in assets for approximately 300 of the world’s most sophisticated institutional investors, including public and corporate pension funds, university endowments, charitable foundations, supranational agencies, foreign governments, and central banks.  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.

Bridgewater offers a competitive suite of benefits including health insurance with 100% premium covered, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, fully paid parental leave, a competitive PTO package, workplace flexibility (and access to back up childcare), daily transportation from and to NYC, workplace wellness including 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 Associates, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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