Bloomberg Economics - Modeling - Quantitative Analyst (Data Visualization) - Madrid

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Posted Mar 19, 2024 - Requisition No. 123927

With close to 50 economists and 200 economics and government reporters worldwide, Bloomberg has an outstanding capacity to explain where the global economy and geopolitics are now, where they might be heading, and the ways in which the forces interact. 
Bloomberg Economics offers a comprehensive macroeconomic research service for Terminal subscribers. That includes detailed forecasts, supported by thorough and original thematic research. The economists also produce previews of major data releases and economic events as well as analysis of the numbers as they break. The goal is to offer Bloomberg clients a deeper insight into the themes that drive policy, financial markets and capital flows. 
We’re seeking a quantitative analyst with experience building front-end Python visualizations to support economic or financial research. This person could be based in London, Madrid or Frankfurt. 

The role:

The successful candidate will work with Bloomberg's modeling economists to bring research to life with client-facing visualizations and tools. 

  •  Sleek charts, feature-rich analytics and user-friendly design will be the public face of your work. 
  •  Behind the scenes, you’ll build pipelines to organize data and automate analysis to feed these visualizations. 
  •  You’ll also have opportunities to lead high-priority research, either in collaboration with colleagues or independently with experience. 
  •  We’ll measure success by the quality of product, the efficiency of development, and your overall contribution to the broader research team. 

We'll trust you to:

  •  Build fast, innovative, compelling Python visualizations. 
  •  Support economists in preparing model outputs and other data for publication. 
  •  Play an active role in product development and client engagement. 
  •  Provide ad hoc analytical support to high-priority research. 

You'll need to have:

  •  5+ years of experience in a team responsible for economic or financial analysis 
  •  A degree in a quantitative discipline 
  •  Demonstrable proficiency with Python data analysis and visualization libraries 
  •  Knowledge of SQL or a keen interest to learn 
  •  Strong communications skills in English 
  •  Energy and the initiative to manage simultaneous projects on deadline. 

We'd love to see:

  •  Familiarity with Bloomberg’s BQuant environment and the IPyWidgets library 
  •  Experience with other Python dashboarding libraries and/or PowerBI 
  •  Advanced Python capabilities in areas such as web scraping or machine learning 
  •  A passion for innovation in both analysis and design 
  •  Experience generating insights from alternative, unstructured data 
  •  Experience bringing complex models into production. 
    Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:

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