Technical Project Manager

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Jun 13, 2017 - Requisition No. 58971

What We Do:

Bloomberg's Content Acquisition and Business Management team (CABM) is on the hunt for an Technical Project Manager to join our team in our London office. For this role we are looking for a unique professional who has a mixture of strong technical and analytical skills and an ability to bring an entrepreneurial vision to our Exchanges team. The Exchanges team supports over 350 trading venues globally and is continuously looking to enhance our technical capabilities to effectively manage our market leading exchange content.

Technical Project Managers are responsible for formulating and delivering end-to-end technology solutions in line with strategic business objectives. They understand how market data is used by various Bloomberg products and customers and can collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to implement enterprise wide initiatives. They are highly analytical individuals who can innovate and deliver in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

We'll trust you to:

Use your experience in the financial industry and understanding of technology to develop strategies to influence and direct the future direction of Bloomberg's exchange infrastructure. You'll not only excel in leading day-to-day projects but you'll also keep an eye on the big picture and won't be afraid to upend existing systems and processes if need be. You'll periodically review the alignment of our technology with the business strategy and drive initiatives to constantly raise the bar of our capabilities to acquire and handle exchange content.

How you will make an impact:

  • Champion projects aimed to transform Bloomberg's technical and business capabilities to manage exchange services
  • Use your strong understanding of Datafeed parsing, ticker plant build out, networks and systems architecture to influence the future development of Bloomberg's infrastructure
  • Build relationships with internal and external partners to understand their business needs; build consensus and strategies to deliver on those needs
  • Effectively communicate progress and success to partners in compelling, creative, and accessible ways

You'll need to have:

  • 7+ years of industry experience, with a real passion for building new technology
  • Deep understanding of software and network architecture; with a particular focus on low latency parsers and systems

  • Ability to discuss deep technical concepts, evaluate tradeoffs and devise creative solutions with engineers
  • Sound understanding of financial markets and how data from exchanges powers the front, middle and back office operations
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendations
  • Experience leading cross-organizational teams and ability to work closely with engineers to deliver on tight schedules
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or related field of study

We'd love to see:

Programming experience
Exposure to agile software development methodologies

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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