Metadata Librarian/Analyst | Princeton, NJ | Bloomberg Careers

Metadata Librarian/Analyst

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Princeton, NJ

Posted Mar 30, 2010 - Requisition No. 25667

The Company

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The Role

Bloomberg is looking for a highly motivated individual to join a newly formed information-retrieval group. As a Librarian/Analyst within this group, you will be part of a team dedicated to helping provide the next generation in Bloomberg Terminal usability to our clients by standardizing, organizing, and ensuring accuracy of keyword databases to support a new information-retrieval system. The successful candidate will apply taxonomy and ontology principles to create and manage metadata to improve `findability¿ of resources, diagnose and fix inconsistencies, solve reference issues, analyze linguistic usage patterns and perform basic data analysis tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Masters in Library Science (MLS, MLIS), Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or related technical discipline is preferred.
  • 3 or more years of data analysis experience.
  • Experience in use of relational databases, such as Access, MySQL, or Oracle.
  • Knowledge of metadata standards such MARC, Dublin Core, etc., and the proven ability to apply metadata to large scale collections of data.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and analyze problems and develop solutions.
  • Strong analytic and organization skills.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Experience handling financial, economic and discrete content is helpful, but not required.
  • Data modeling experience is a plus.
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