Commodities Data Analyst

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Feb 6, 2018 - Requisition No. 65037

You love the pace of the financial markets. You're always on the pulse with the latest market movements.

You're the type of person that looks beyond the headline. You live for the detail and understand the importance of the underlying data that inspires news and analysis.

You enjoy the challenge of solving complex problems. You're just the sort of person we are looking for to join our Commodities team in Global Data.

The Team

Bloomberg runs on data. As a team we're responsible for enhancing and reporting commodities related content for the Bloomberg Terminal.

Whether you are sourcing market data from new or existing providers, processing complex financial data or implementing technology solutions to enhance our processes and software, your work will expand your ability to manage data, your research skills and bolster your financial knowledge.

What you can expect from this opportunity?

You will take part in the Global Data Training Programme for two-weeks which will help you build the foundation for your entire career at Bloomberg. Joining the Global Data department means that you are a part of one of the world's leading sources of data; providing accurate, up-to-the-second insights for financial market professionals. You will enhance your product knowledge, learn about our clients and their needs and build relationships throughout the company. The training will teach you financial concepts, data and the functions of our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminal.

As your experience grows, you will be expected to have greater influence on Bloomberg's coverage of the commodities market, whether that is through technical or market expertise, project management or leadership.

We will trust you to:

  • Maintain, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Assist our world-renowned client support help desk with escalated client inquiries
  • Apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative work-flow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes and software
  • Liaise with other departments, such as Product, Sales, News, Bloomberg Intelligence and Research & Development to enhance relevant product databases and contribute to the future development of the product
  • Manage large and complex data projects related to specific commodity market datasets
  • Participate in time-sensitive projects and work collaboratively with colleagues globally
  • Take ownership and be proactive with key areas of responsibility

We need you to have:

  • Availability to start immediately
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • A great eye for detail and a keen interest in data management and information technology
  • The ability to adapt in a fast paced environment
  • Strong project management skills and an ability to prioritise, multi-task, and deliver to deadlines
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language to facilitate the creation and improvement of workflow processes and tools e.g. VBA, Python, SQL etc.

It would be great if you had:

  • An interest in or understanding of the commodity markets
  • Experience in customer service or client relationship management

What Bloomberg does - and how you can make your mark here:

Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy and innovation-which is where you come in.

At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. 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 empowers clients - and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

Does this sound 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!

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