Global Data Analyst - June Starters

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Apr 7, 2017 - Requisition No. 57969

You love the pace of the financial markets. You're always on the pulse with movements relating to financial news.

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 Global Data.

The Team:

Bloomberg runs on data. All teams within Global Data are responsible for enhancing and capturing relevant content and analysing information for the Bloomberg Terminal.
Whether you are sourcing relevant market data from new or existing providers, processing complex financial data or implementing technology solutions to enhance our processes and software, your work will ensure that we deliver accurate market data to the financial world first!

What you can expect from this opportunity?

You will start 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 Departments 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 develop the 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.

You will be matched with a team covering one or several of the following products; Indices, Funds, Holdings and Loans.

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

We will trust you to:

Acquire, update, maintain and process financial data using various internal systems and proprietary company software
Come up with innovative ways to enhance our systems and to make our data-related processes more efficient, accurate and timely
Participate in time-sensitive projects, and collaborate with your global colleagues to deliver new initiatives
Develop expertise in fast-moving market sector information
Liaise with technology teams to enhance relevant product databases
Provide a platinum level of service to Bloomberg customers

We need you to have:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification
Strong knowledge and/or proven experience in information technology and statistical analysis or computer programming. You must have proficiency in VBA/Python/SQL.
Understanding of buy-side and/or sell-side relationships
Excellent numerical and communication skills
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Strong understanding of the wide-ranging impact of financial data
Prior experience or strong knowledge and understanding of finance
Keen interest in information management and technology and product development
Ability to adapt in a fast paced changing environment
Effective project management skills; ability to prioritise tasks accordingly and handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Availability to start by June 2017 at the latest

It would be great if you had:

Prior experience of interacting with players within the financial industry
A second European language strongly preferred
Knowledge of Java programming language.

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!

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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