Technical Consultant (Python Programmer) – Dublin

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Posted Nov 22, 2016 - Requisition No. 55767

Our Company

Bloomberg PolarLake delivers the world’s foremost Data Utility to the Financial Markets. Our clients experience immediate improvement in Data Quality, Operational Process & Control, Reaction to Change and Data Governance when they on-board to our Private Cloud - Hosted Service.

What’s the role?

As a key member of our growing Client services team, you'll be responsible for creating solutions which implement our customers’ requirements. The work requires the ability to assimilate the technology and functionality in the Bloomberg PolarLake Enterprise Data Management. Using this knowledge of the product you will be responsible for delivering a product configuration which implements the required business processing. You’ll work together with the Business Analysis team and the R&D group to identify customisations required for customer implementations and deliver these customisations as part of the customer project. You will be involved in project estimation and planning and will be responsible for delivering documented and tested solutions.

We’ll trust you to;

  • Determine the Client solution requirements
  • Design and implement enterprise solutions to meet the Client requirements using BPL’s Enterprise Data Management platform
  • Work in a hands-on capacity on the integration and configuration of Client implementations
  • Partner with the Client business analysts and BPL’s R&D teams
  • Participation in testing (functional and performance) of Client solutions
  • Provide training and support for Client technical teams

What do I need to apply?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent
  • You will ideally have experience as a Software Developer/IT Consultant, with demonstrable experience in designing and implementing financial services software solutions
  • Python or Java programming language; proven hands-on experience using Python programming language in a commercial environment (40% - 60% of the role will involve Python Programming)

Nice to have, but not essential;

  • Java coding experience
  • Source control, build and continuous integration tools an advantage (SVN, Ant, Maven, Jenkins)
  • Experience of Financial Services & Capital Markets sector
  • Knowledge of Vendor Pricing and Reference Data Feeds (Bloomberg, Reuters, IDC, SIX Telekurs, S&P, Fitch, Moody's etc.)

Non-Technical Competencies

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Professional manner
  • Strong customer service

Why Bloomberg PolarLake?

At Bloomberg Polarlake, You’ll have the opportunity to go above and beyond as well as work on interesting challenging projects with a number of key partners both internally and externally. We are passionate about people who are excited by innovation, who care about our customers and what to help us achieve our mission to “Simplify Data Management”. If this sound like you. We’d love to hear from you.

What is Bloomberg? See for yourself!

Our benefits are not bad either!!

Competitive salary and bonuses
Regular compensation reviews - great work is rewarded!
Health insurance for you and your dependents
Life Assurance
Disability Assurance
Paid parental leave (4 weeks)
Tax saver scheme
Eye Care vouchers
Bicycle storage and Cycle-to-Work Scheme
Discounts on Bloomberg sponsored events
Fun events for employees, friends & family

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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