2022 Bloomberg Apprenticeship: Digital Technology Solutions Level 6 (Desktop Build Group)
Posted Dec 17, 2021 - Requisition No. 99028
Programme Duration: 48 months
Start Date: September 2022
Who are we?
At Bloomberg we work on purpose. The goal of our Apprenticeship Programme is to help you find yours.
Are you interested in the world of finance? Do you want to learn how data and technology keeps the global markets moving? Do you want to help bring clarity to a complex world and be a part of our future?
Bloomberg is a company that is constantly innovating, and as part of the Apprenticeship Programme you’ll learn as much about yourself as our business. Bloomberg will support you every step of the way. When you start, you’ll be connected with a buddy and a mentor who’ll help you navigate life at Bloomberg and support you as you pursue your new career. Regular check-ins will ensure you’re happy and on track to reach your true potential.
What is the Apprenticeship Programme?
This Apprenticeship Programme at Bloomberg is an exciting opportunity to take your first steps in changing or starting a rewarding career. During your time with us we will support you in combining work and education - you will have an opportunity to gain a degree in Applied Finance while also being an important and highly valued member of the team. We will trust you to build your knowledge of financial markets, investment operations, various asset classes and products to support our clients with your expertise.
This opportunity will provide you with an alternative route into a global organisation away from the classic university pathway. You'll have a chance to learn from our experts, develop and grow, while working within a collaborative and innovative environment. You will have access to a comprehensive internal training programme and will be provided guidance on every step of your apprenticeship journey to take your career to the next level.
Group Introduction: Desktop Build Group
The Desktop Build Group works closely with Bloomberg's Sales and Product departments to increase clients' dependency on our terminals by creating desktop solutions. Historically, our offerings revolved around our Excel APIs, however in the last few years the team has leaned towards a new, more powerful product: an internally developed Quant platform that combines Python, a programmatic language and the Bloomberg database.
On top of building solutions, Desktop Build Group influences the enhancement of the product and meets with major market players in finance to gather improvement insights. The projects and daily tasks vary over time: they include conquering market share by migrating client’s workflow from competitors to Bloomberg, building bespoke solutions to fill specific product gaps in the Terminal, or promoting the python Quant platform to clients.
- Available to start September 2022
- Three A-levels (with a preference for STEM subjects) with grades (or predicted grades) AAB or?a Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject
or?an International Baccalaureate at Level 3
or?a BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits)
- Learners must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship in a similar subject
- Posses the right to work in the UK
- Strong technical skills including a good level of Excel (using vlookups, pivot tables, formulae)
- Motivation to pursue a career in Fintech industry
- A clear interest in technology
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Aptitude for problem solving, plus the drive to think creatively
- Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a time sensitive environment
We trust you to have:
Step 1: Online Application Form: Submit an online application form along with your most up-to-date CV and/or your UCAS personal statement. Show us you are eligible.
Step 2: Telephone Interview: Successful candidates will be invited to schedule a 20 minute telephone conversation with a Bloomberg Recruiter. Show us you are motivated.
Step 3: Team Leader Interview: Complete some interactive online tasks and exercises designed to help you demonstrate your strengths and abilities. Show us you are capable.
Step 4: Final Interview: Meet with our Managers to discuss your motivations and potential. Show us you are the best person for the apprenticeship.
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, veteran status, or disability status.
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