2017 Global Data - Market Data Analyst - Hong Kong

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Aug 4, 2016 - Requisition No. 53166

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 315,000 subscribers globally.

What's the role?

As a Market Data Analyst in our Global Data business, you'll play a key role in producing financial content, algorithms, research notes and analyses for the Bloomberg Terminal - inspiring news and analysis that empowers our clients to make the right decisions. Data Analysts also provide unparalleled customer service and solve complex issues, while building relationships with key market players in the financial industry.

What's Global Data all about?

Global Data makes Bloomberg the most sought-after data source in the world. We collect, analyze, and present data that informs clients' decisions - and moves markets.
We collaborates with Sales, News, and Research and Development, while staying in tune with our client needs, contributing to the development of the Data Management products and fueling Bloomberg news stories with the data that we receive.

Our Analysts:

  • Apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative work-flow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes and software
  • Assist our world-renowned client support help desk with escalated client inquiries
  • Develop expertise in fast-moving market sector information
  • Intake and distill raw data to convey actionable information that enables our clients to make better-informed decisions
  • Liaise with technology teams to enhance relevant product databases
  • Maintain, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Collaborate with various business units like Sales, Product Managers, trading systems to enrich our product offerings across asset classes

What to expect

You'll start off in the Global Data Training Program, which will help you build the foundation for your entire career at Bloomberg. You'll develop product knowledge, learn about our clients and their needs, and build relationships throughout the company.
The training program is 4-week program that includes classroom training in financial concepts, data, and the functions of our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminal, as well the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in one of these market sectors: Equities, Fixed Income, or Derivatives. You'll then work in one of these market sectors after you complete the training program.
The market sector you work in will depend on your skillset and interests and Bloomberg's business needs.

What we look for?

We look for candidates who have earned a Bachelor's or Masters' prior to joining us (expected to graduate in 2017) with up to 2 years of work experience.
We also require:

  • Prior coursework or involvement with the financial markets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong project management and organizational skill
  • Ability to adapt to a fluid environment
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Chinese is a must
  • Exposure to marketing, statistics and/or software programming
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving, plus the drive to think creatively

In addition, these skills and experiences can help distinguish you from other candidates for this role:

  • Experience in applying market knowledge and converting financial data into meaningful analysis for evaluating performance of economy/stocks/financial products.
  • Knowledge or experience in information technology or statistical analysis or computer programming (e.g. VBA, R, Java, Python, SQL)
  • Strong knowledge in data management related disciplines such as data modelling and database management
  • Knowledge or experience with Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning
  • Previously interned in finance, business management or data/research

Does this sound like you?

Apply today! If we think you're a match, we'll get in touch with you soon about next steps.

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