Bloomberg Tradebook - Equity Product Manager

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Sep 17, 2012 - Requisition No. 34484

BLOOMBERG TRADEBOOK is a global electronic agency brokerage used by institutional investors to trade in the equity, FX, Futures and Options markets globally. Established in 1996 BLOOMBERG TRADEBOOK provides clients with the innovative trading tools to help them seek better execution. It offers an anonymous trading platform that includes specialized trading and straight-through processing tools, as well as the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL SERVICE news, data and analytics in an all-in-one integrated solution over a single platform.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Product Manager to join our Equity (dollar and non-dollar) Tradebook team based in New York. In this role, you will lead the development of strategy and functionality for our agency broker dealer. The focus will be on quantitative trading analytics, product functionality to assist traders and the execution of our core business initiatives.
The successful candidate will contribute to developing and marketing the overall strategy of the business and work with key stakeholders to provide innovative electronic trading solutions for buy-side and sell-side Bloomberg and Bloomberg Tradebook users.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying trends within the buy-side and sell-side electronic trading industry
  • Working with Clients, Sales, Product Managers, and Developers to design a vision and strategy for building market leading execution tools and quantitative trading analytics
  • Providing clear specifications and project management for each of the steps, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and to specification and that all development milestones are met; in addition to the training of internal and external clients of the intricacies of the product built.
  • Marketing development releases both internally to sales and externally to clients, designing and managing sales campaigns, collecting and acting on feedback and ensuring metrics are met.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the broader Equity Sales and Trader business strategy, to further Bloomberg Tradebook's market position and increase revenues from equity traders and sales professionals as well as any other clients or prospects.
  • Providing leadership and direction to overall business, liaising regularly with clients, sales and R&D management to ensure alignment of development with client needs, sales needs and R&D allocation of resource.


  • Substantial experience and knowledge of global equity market structure
  • Experience in designing electronic trading platforms with a focus on algorithmic and DMA trading
  • Working level knowledge of the FIX protocol
  • Proficient with algorithmic trading concepts
  • Experience and extensive knowledge of the buy-side equity OMS/EMS/DMA industry
  • Strong strategic, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to manage multiple, complex projects simultaneously and prioritize in demanding situations
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer-focused attitude
  • Advanced interpersonal and teamwork skills
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