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Solutions Architect - Buyside Product - Enterprise Products

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Posted Apr 12, 2022 - Requisition No. 89882

The Bloomberg Buy-Side Solutions Group partners with our most sophisticated clients to ensure we anticipate and meet their evolving needs during periods of transformation. As a Solutions Architect, you will be expected to develop a deep understanding of Bloomberg's front-to-back workflow capabilities and how these fit within the broader ecosystem of client offerings. You will act as a product strategist, commanding an intimate knowledge of client business and technology priorities, as well as industry direction, and to conceive, design and oversee delivery of scalable solutions in line with product capabilities and vision, enabling our clients to reach their objectives. To do this, you will need to drive a common understanding of needs between internal and external stakeholders and you will need to combine knowledge of systems functionality with exceptional and pragmatic problem-solving skills.

We’ll trust you to:

 

  • Represent Bloomberg’s buy-side solutions with a wide range of client stakeholders
  • Engage with clients to understand their needs, strategic priorities, and technical parameters, acting as a solutions advisor who does not just deliver what they are asking for but what they truly need
  • Relay these needs back to Bloomberg stakeholders in the form of a proposed solution and client’s objectives, working with Implementation, Product, and Engineering teams to ensure approach is in line with best practices and vision
  • Exercise sound judgment in leading discussions on trade-offs between client-specific needs and broader business priorities
  • Develop client-aligned roadmaps and collateral including capability overviews, tutorials, reference implementations, and presentations that will be used by practitioners as well as executive client decision makers  
  • Leverage deep client knowledge when coordinating with Program Management, Product, and Engineering to develop and deliver an execution plan
  • Ensure budgets and timelines accurately reflect the nuances and complexities of the client and Bloomberg

You'll need to have:

 

  • 10+ years of experience in a technical project management or a technical sales role
  • Deep familiarity with asset management, global and multi-asset experience a plus
  • Familiar with full investment lifecycle as well as investment operations
  • Prior experience with change management and business transformation initiatives
  • Track record of client engagement and communication, with the ability to craft and deliver both technical documentation and conceptual presentations (white-board, small team, broad audience)
  • Understand and articulate implications of various technology architectures
  •  - Structured thinker who is process-oriented and systematic in approach
  • Extremely pragmatic with good commercial sense, comfortable making principles-based recommendations, tradeoffs, and decisions
  • High standards and strong sense of personal ownership, comfortable setting and holding a high bar with internal and external stakeholders
  • Leadership skills to effect change via influence and without authority, and to challenge the status quo
  • Versatile communicator who is able to coordinate and create alignment across varied groups including sales, product, engineering and client
  • Entrepreneurial and passionate learner who can quickly become an expert in various domains and conceptualize the impact of new information

If this sounds 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, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/expertise/buy-side/

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