2018 Summer Internship: Desktop Build Group

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Jan 9, 2018 - Requisition No. 64291

Born in 1981, Bloomberg is the world's primary distributor of financial data and a top news provider of the 21st century. A global information and technology company, we use our dynamic network of data, ideas and analysis to solve difficult problems. Our customers around the world rely on us to deliver accurate, real-time business and market information that helps them make important financial decisions. At Bloomberg, we are guided by four core values that are the foundation of our continued success: innovation, collaboration, customer service and doing the right thing.

We harness the power of data and analytics to organize, understand and improve our world. It's our purpose. Come find yours.

The Team:

The Desktop Build Group is a team which works very closely with Bloomberg's Sales and Product departments to help in increasing our clients' dependency on our product by creating desktop solutions revolving primarily around our Python/Excel APIs. Projects the team work on include assisting our clients in transitioning their worksheets from competitor-linked products to Bloomberg data, building sophisticated models that fill a specific product gap as well as collaborating with Product Development to drive product enhancements.

The Role:

In this role you will have the opportunity to be involved in various aspects of the team, mainly working on our Python Quant development platform which combines world-class open source python libraries with the world's leading financial database as well as on internal reporting tools (using Java and SQL), projects which have a direct impact on Bloomberg clients. Candidates will get first-hand experience in working in a supportive, dynamic, global team and experience how widely used Excel models are created and deployed.

If successful, you may be eligible for a full time position either in this team or on one of our other full time programmes e.g. Engineering, Global Data, Analytics & Sales.

Why Bloomberg?

At Bloomberg, you'll have the opportunity to go above and beyond and make a difference. You'll be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures, and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news, and media services fosters innovation and enables clients -- and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.


Working towards:

  • a Master's in Computer Science/Data Science with an inclination towards Finance (more convenient) or,
  • a Master's in Finance with an inclination towards technology or,
  • a Master's in a quantitative subject with a strong demonstrable interest in Finance and Computer Science
  • Knowledge of Python (essential) and interested in enhancing such a skill set
  • Knowledge in any of Excel, VBA, Java, SQL (desirable)
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
  • Good verbal, presentation, and written communication skills

We'd love to see:

  • Ability to speak an additional European language

The Process

We recruit on a rolling basis so early application is strongly advised. Please note this is not a pipeline internship; if successful, you will be eligible to apply for a full time position on one of our other full time programmes e.g. Global Data or Analytics & Sales.

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/about

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

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email access2@bloomberg.net. Alternatively, you can get support from our disability partner EmployAbility, please contact +44 7852 764 684 or info@employ-ability.org.uk

We recruit on a rolling basis so early application is strongly advised. The deadline for applications is 02 February 2018.

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