Real-time Pricing Analyst - Enterprise Data

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Posted Mar 4, 2024 - Requisition No. 123547

We are Bloomberg Enterprise Data - fast paced, innovative and expanding! We partner closely with our clients, taking time to understand their unique businesses and individual data and financial technology (FinTech) needs. Our endless selection of datasets, covering all asset types, with multiple delivery technologies and flexible scheduling enables our clients to get exactly the data they need, when they need it, in the format they prefer. Put simply, our award-winning data powers the capital markets.

What is the Real-Time Pricing business at Bloomberg?

Bloomberg’s real-time pricing business is a market leader in the fixed income universe and is supported by a variety of pricing options available on the Bloomberg Terminal as well as distributed directly to clients.

IBVAL Front Office (IBVL) is the newest pricing source built to support real-time trading and the growing adoption of trading automation. IBVAL Front Office uses a machine learning model that ingests trade and quote data sources in near real time to produce high quality pricing and consistent coverage across the liquidity spectrum. This pricing source is distinct from but complementary to Bloomberg’s leading evaluated pricing service, BVAL.

In addition to supporting IBVAL, there would be responsibilities covering pricing sources like BGN (Bloomberg Generic Pricing), CBBT (Composite Bloomberg Bond Trader), and BMRK (Benchmark) which are all streaming pricing throughout the day.

We are known for:

  • Cutting edge pricing methodologies that aid clients in the full investment lifecycle
  • Pricing data provided how and when clients want it
  • Legendary customer support

The most respected capital markets firms across the globe are Bloomberg Pricing clients, and we continue to grow annually.

The Role: 

Real-time Pricing Analysts are pricing experts responsible for employing relevant, innovative, and leading-edge valuation models that leverage Bloomberg’s in-house analytics to provide high-quality data for the front office, middle office, and operations. We are seeking a pricing specialist with a deep knowledge of the Fixed Income markets, with a focus on GSAC (Governments, Supranationals, Agencies, and Corporates). The team consists of capital market professionals with extensive and varied experiences, including former traders, portfolio managers, and research analysts.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Support the real time pricing business across product, sales and clients 
  • Work closely with the AI modeling team and core engineering team to develop automation processes to ensure the highest quality product can be delivered to clients
  • Work closely with other BVAL team members, Business Development, and Engineering to develop innovative tools to ensure quality and coverage across global markets
  • Partner with Sales in presenting the pricing services to prospective and existing clients 
  • Discuss markets, AI pricing models, and pricing questions with colleagues and clients

You'll need to have: 

  • 5+ years of trading, portfolio management, securities valuations or research experience within cash bond universe in capital markets for either a buyside or sellside firm or vendor*
  • Demonstrated experience in technology solutions that support fixed income workflows across front, middle and or back office as well as experience learning and navigating complex systems, including databases and analytical models 
  • Proven proficiency in Python, Microsoft Excel, VBA, SQL, and data modeling 
  • Shown ability to articulate complex valuation models in a clear and concise manner with internal and external constituents

We’d love to see:

  • Client facing experience in a sales, account management or Go-To-Market role
  • Experience in Agile or Kanban environments
  • Experience with digital distribution technologies

Please note we use years of experience as a guide, but we will certainly consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills vital for the role.
If this sounds like you, please apply!

If this sounds like you:

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