Technical Consultant

Careers at Bloomberg

Dublin

Posted May 22, 2018 - Requisition No. 67192

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.

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 want to help us achieve our mission to “Simplify Data Management”. If this sound like you. We’d love to hear from you.

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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;

  • Identify and Clarify Client solution requirements
  • 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
  • Troubleshoot system configuration issues,
  • Perform root cause analysis for errors by understanding product architecture and client configuration.

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
  • Experience of XML technologies (XML, XML Schema, XQuery, XSLT, XPath, SAX, DOM)
  • Experience with Metadata languages (JSON, YAML)
  • User experience of UNIX

Knowledge & Experience of the following are a distinct advantage for the role, but not essential;

  • Source control, build and continuous integration tools an advantage (Git, 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

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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