Bloomberg Vault Application Specialist

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Jan 10, 2012 - Requisition No. 32210

The Role

Bloomberg Vault is seeking an A+ Application Specialist (Sales Engineer)! Candidates will have in-depth experience with enterprise hosted services and work closely with both our sales and product teams. You will be joining a successful and rapidly growing Bloomberg start-up team focused on expanding our cloud-based archiving, compliance, and eDiscovery solutions. We are looking for candidates with a passion for technology and a demonstrated high level of independence and responsibility that the role will require.

As an Application Specialist for Bloomberg Vault, you will be integral to both our sales cycle, product development and successful on-boarding of new customers. Successful candidates will have experience with either on-site or SaaS enterprise software sales cycles and deployment. You will interact with all levels of the organization at external clients from CTOs to Chief Compliance Officers and IT administrators. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter, comfortable in a demanding, client-driven environment.


  • Understand customer goals and challenges and establish Bloomberg Vault as the best solution available.
  • Present Bloomberg Vault technology infrastructure, including demonstrating a deep familiarity with software, hardware, networking and security stacks.
  • Work on-site and remotely to successfully and rapidly on-board new customers.
  • Respond effectively to RFPs.
  • Domestic and infrequent international travel.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Proven track record of delivering outstanding results in a sales engineer or technical software sales role for on-site or SaaS enterprise software.
  • Exemplary verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proven time management skills in a dynamic sales environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with modern enterprise software IT systems and services, in particular communications (Exchange, Lotus Notes, etc.) and directory services (LDAP, AD, etc.).
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in science or engineering.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Basic programming/scripting knowledge and experience (Java, C++, shell scripting, Perl, Python) highly desirable.
  • Fluency in one or more major European languages.

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

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