Trade Automation Product Manager | London | Bloomberg Careers

Trade Automation Product Manager

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Posted Jul 25, 2019 - Requisition No. 76310

Trading Automation & Analytics (TAA) is a relatively new cross-asset product team that exists within the Bloomberg Enterprise Trading Solutions (ETS) group.

TAAs core mission is twofold. Firstly design, build and deploy class leading products that enable our trading clients to automate their activity on our venue and routing businesses. Secondly to use data to support and develop new decision support tools that can enhance the ability of execution traders.

The team looks after Bloomberg Rule Builder (RBLD) across all asset classes, Direct Order Routing (DOR), Broker Wheel as well numerous analytic functions relied upon by thousands of clients across the global daily (e.g. TCA, AVAT, VWAP/TWAP, CBBT…).

What is the role?

Working within a high performance team as a product manager designing and building out new products to enhance our automation and decisions support capabilities specifically for OTC Markets including Fixed Income, FX and ETFs.

We are fortunate enough to have some of the largest asset managers and hedge funds in the world as partners in this space. You will get the opportunity to expand your product knowledge into listed equity and futures as well being at the forefront of trade execution innovation.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Take ownership and drive the strategy and product development for your area.
  • Work very closely with other internal teams – specifically EMS and Venues business – in order to realise our ambitions.
  • Integrate with additional internal services, where appropriate to optimize workflow and increase revenue generation opportunities for the firms.
  • Effectively manage the product specification, prioritization and backlog.
  • Work seamlessly with our experienced engineers on product milestones.
  • Work with senior sales and marketing leadership to derive an overall business strategy.
  • Have a strong appreciation for sensitives of using data to develop new analytical capabilities.
  • Clearly communicate product vision, execution plan and development status with key stakeholders.
  • Lead multiple projects at the same time and able to shift priorities quickly when needed.
  • Follow technology trends and developments in the electronic trading and automation space.

You’ll need to have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in Product Management within capital markets software.
  • Ability to work well across multiple teams, lead and influence others.
  • Strong analytical ability – any experience to Python, R or advanced Excel would be beneficial.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse competing platforms and make strategic decisions based on overall market trends.
  • Must be a client facing product manager and must have the ability to attend strategic sales meetings and explain product road-map and platforms to clients.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. You should be comfortable presenting to an audience.
  • Solid understanding on the mechanics of trading OTC for at least one of the following asset-classes: Fixed Income, FX or ETF.
  • Comfortable with occasional traveling.

If that 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:
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