Senior Data Management Professional - Data Engineering - Classifications

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Posted May 8, 2024 - Requisition No. 125158

Bloomberg runs on data. Our products are fueled by powerful information. We combine data and context to paint the whole picture for our clients, around the clock – from around the world. In Data, we are responsible for delivering this data, news and analytics through innovative technology - quickly and accurately. We apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies, and we implement technology solutions to enhance our systems, products and processes.

Our Team

The Classifications team is responsible for creating and maintaining the classifications that organize companies and securities into peer groups based on similar business activities and risks. When our clients analyze peer groups, compare investment security options, or browse historical market trends, classification data is one of the most integral parts of comparing data irregularities among competitors.

We enable clients to:

  • Collect and assess the impact of global, regional or local industry trends on a portfolio
  • Compare and report on industry sector exposures versus peers or benchmarks
  • Pinpoint industry investment opportunities across developed and emerging markets
  • Analyze sector and industry contributions to portfolio performance
  • Construct consistently defined global or regional sector-based and sector rotation strategies

The Role

As a Classifications Senior Data Engineer, you will be responsible for improving the consistency, quality, and timely delivery of classification data across various asset types by implementing technological improvements. You will use and build additional business intelligence to ensure we are meeting targets.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Understand financial markets and client needs to drive classification product strategies
  • Use technical skills to evaluate and apply sound statistical methods, programming and machine learning approaches to promote and measure data quality, generate insights, extract information, and build newsworthy content
  • Analyze internal processes to find opportunities for improvement; devise and implement innovative solutions across datasets
  • Maintain workflow configurations for critical functions such as worklist management and quality control
  • Develop interconnected data models that enable analysis across datasets
  • Collaborate extensively with internal partners (primarily Core Product, Financial Solutions, News, and Engineering) to propose, develop and implement market leading solutions for our clients

You’ll need to have:

*Please note we use years of experience as a guide but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably with combined studies in Information Systems and Finance or related business and STEM fields
  • 4+ years of programming and scripting in a production environment (Python, Javascript, etc)*
  • Experience using data visualization tools such as Tableau or QlikSense
  • Experience working with BQL and BBDS
  • Completion of a Data Automated Services course
  • Strong research, analytical, and communication skills
  • Openness to change and willingness to work through challenges
  • Powerful collaboration skills to work across departments and with global teams
  • Solid attention to detail and high degree of demonstrated decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Project management skills and ability to prioritize and adapt to tasks accordingly

We’d love to see:

  • Experience working with an Agile development methodology such as Scrum
  • Experience implementing high volume, low-latency ETL pipelines
  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, Natural language Processing, Machine Learning

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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