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Derivative Data Product Specialist

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Posted May 24, 2021 - Requisition No. 90967

The Team:

The Bloomberg Front Office Derivatives team is responsible for building a leading system for derivatives and structured products across all asset classes. The system provides a comprehensive suite of data, pricing and risk analytics to Bloomberg clients across Sell and Buy sides whether they are using the Terminal, Enterprise Data or Enterprise Product solutions.

These solutions include:

  • Derivatives data including curves, CDS and volatility surfaces/cubes
  • Structuring and idea generation
  • Back testing, Valuation, Cash flow projections
  • Scenario analysis and stress testing
  • Regulatory (such as MIFID and PRIIPs) analytics
  • Trade capture and integration with our RFQ, Sales Trader Workflow, Execution - - Management Systems and Order Management Systems (such as TOMS and AIM)
  • Life cycle management
  • Intra-day and end of day risk
  • P&L explanation
  • Derivatives APIs

The Role:

We are looking for a Product Specialist to join Bloomberg’s Front Office Derivatives team! You will be part of a dynamic and diverse group that drives innovation focusing on Derivatives Market Data. The team is responsible for Derivatives Data for all asset classes and delivers market data solutions internally to Bloomberg Enterprise Data and Products and externally to Bloomberg clients across the globe.

These solutions leverage investment in many areas such as:

  • Interest rates and CDS Curves and volatility surfaces/cubes
  • Application of calibration and analytics models to Derivatives Data
  • Data Aggregation algorithms using Big Data and Machine Learning Techniques
  • Ensure Data Quality and help develop QC monitoring tools
  • Derivatives Market Data snapshots
  • Derivatives Data APIs.

In this fast-paced role, you will be an integral part of our collaborative team of product specialists, quants, data analysts and software Engineers. You will use your market expertise to drive the business while ensuring that we continue to build cutting edge technology that is forward looking.

You will lead teams outside of immediate span of control and without formal reporting lines (e.g. sales, engineering, implementation) to buy into Product strategy and business plan delivery. You will ensure proper prioritization, requirements gathering and execution of highly complex projects.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Understand the market and the industry at a macro and micro level and uses this to shape the direction of the product.
  • Be viewed as a thought leader by clients and the industry, and maintain specialized knowledge while brining value year over year.
  • Be commercially aware and thinks in terms of commercial opportunities and developing capabilities to ensure the product stays relevant and fit for purpose.
  • Leverage deep domain expertise to determine product road map and manages the product end to end across Product, Engineering, Sales, etc.
  • Support all businesses and clients data requirements working closely with various teams such as Engineering, Quants, QA and Global Data
  • Working closely with Global data teams to improve existing contributions and add new contents
  • Working closely with Quant and Financial Engineering groups to improve methodologies and react to market changes
  • Working closely with ENG to better utilise existing datasets and expand our forward looking cutting edge component based technology
  • Document clear functional specifications for each phase of product development and take part of our Agile collaboration framework
  • Work collaboratively with other Product Specialists and Managers to ensure a smooth integration across functions within Pricing and Risk and across The Terminal, Enterprise Products and Enterprise Data

You’ll need to have:

  • Derivatives Market Data experience, with strong knowledge of at least one or two asset classes, preferably FX, Equity or CDS
  • Strong analytical and quantitative background
  • Knowledge of market conventions and practices
  • A minimum of 10 years front office market experience working with Derivatives
  • Ability to define and articulate functional architecture of a system to engineering and clients
  • Experience of the product development lifecycle in Financial Technology
  • Highly motivated, consensus builder, collaborates well in a team
  • Strong leadership skills enjoying working in a start-up environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills

We'd love to see:

  • Good knowledge of quants models and techniques
  • Data science skills for data modelling such as python and experience with artificial intelligence and Machine learning
  • Comfortable with Agile process for building software

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps but in the meantime feel free to browse our portal:

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