Problem Management Coordinator (Contract)

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London

Posted Sep 14, 2023 - Requisition No. 118893

***This is a one year contract***

At Bloomberg, our mission has always been to provide real-time data, news, and analytics to our clients quickly and accurately. Our clients are some of the biggest players in finance, and they rely on our software to manage their portfolios, analyze the markets, and make swift trading decisions that keep them ahead of the competition. We have more than 320,000 clients across the world, so it’s critical for our systems to be stable, reliable, and always available. That’s where the Problem Management team comes in.

On the Problem Management team, we manage the communication for root cause on service-impacting outages to ensure our clients understand what happened. To do this, we structure and lead investigations in partnership with technical teams across the company – from developers to client support. We’re the central point for all stakeholders, and we ensure that accurate and timely information is communicated to all stakeholders after significant outages. Our team is critical to providing the best possible service for our clients, and we take pride in the impact we have on the company’s continued success.

We'll trust you to:

  • Own the full lifecycle of post incident communication from information gathering, curation to publishing
  • Work closely with individual contributors to promote process adherence and maintain timely updates
  • Work closely with key senior stakeholders in legal, compliance and communication teams to ensure our communications are compliant with policies and regulations
  • Notify, escalate and communicate to stakeholders to ensure timely completion of root cause and short term remediation plans
  • Help coordinate the investigation of incidents across multiple teams
  • Translate technical information to layman's terms and effectively tailor communications regarding technical issues to various audiences

You'll need to have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively tailor communication of technical issues to various audiences
  • Strong collaboration skills and a vested interest in developing a strong, diverse network
  • Ability and aptitude to pick up new technologies or procedures
  • Good organization skills and excel at multitasking with the ability to prioritize own workload
  • Transferable skills related to people, conflict and process management

We’d love to see:

  • Innovation and drive – someone who is happy to challenge the status quo and collaborate on processes within the team
  • A self-starter who is assertive but diplomatic with the ability to prioritize workload and to perform in a high-pressure environment
  • Basic understanding of industry standard technologies and infrastructure such as: networking, cloud storage, middleware, databases and virtual infrastructure
  • Curiosity- someone who is comfortable knowing what they don’t know and has the drive to self study to learn more.
  • Familiarity with ITIL Service Support knowledge
  • Familiarity with, or knowledge of the Bloomberg Terminal or other Bloomberg products
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