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Applied Machine Learning Scientist - Data Technologies

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New York, NY

Posted Nov 14, 2022 - Requisition No. 111583

Who we are:

The Bloomberg Engineering Data Technologies Department engineers systems and models that serve billions of data points to some of the World’s most discerning customers each day. The Data Science team is a dynamic, collaborative and intellectually stimulating bunch, working together on interesting problems to bring impact to our customers and clients. We care deeply about building a diverse, inclusive organization, and hope that you can join us in this exciting work! 

What we do:

At Bloomberg, our systems ingest hundreds of billions of market data ticks and millions of curated news stories for financial players to process and make investment decisions. Our company-wide machine learning efforts enhance our clients' ability to find the right pieces of information that are necessary to succeed in their jobs.

In our Data Science team, we are transforming the technology, the data and the insights that Bloomberg provides to our customers across the global financial sector, using data science and machine learning. 

What’s in it for you:

You will work alongside world-class talent to find innovative solutions to some of the most interesting problems in the Financial Industry (and beyond!) using data science and machine learning.  In collaboration with colleagues in Engineering, the CTO office, the Data group and the Product organization, you will be working with complex datasets, developing prototypes to test analytical hypotheses and executing statistical quantitative analyses to drive business value for the company.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in a quantitative field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of full-time professional experience
  • Experience applying machine learning techniques in one or more languages (Python and C++ preferred).
  • Experience using Apache Spark or other distributed data processing technologies
  • Ability to work with the Software Development Lifecycle (version control, unit testing, etc.)
  • Able to clearly communicate research findings to technical and nontechnical clients.
  • Dedication to actively promoting a diverse and inclusive team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (Master’s or PhD) or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with financial data
  • Experience in large-scale, data-rich environments
  • Experience with time series, panel data, behavioral analysis, text processing and/or alternative data.
  • Experience with Bayesian statistics
  • Experience with deep learning
  • Empirical, independent, detail-oriented mindset. 
  • Sense of ownership of the work, working well both independently and collaboratively

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage individuals that identify with historically underrepresented backgrounds in tech to reach out if our team’s work excites you. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Salary Range: 160,000 - 250,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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