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Applied Statistician- Data Technologies

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 5, 2023 - Requisition No. 113134

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 extraordinary 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 performing statistical quantitative analyses to drive business value for the company.

You’ll Need to Have: 

  • 4+ years of experience in a quantitative discipline
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, similar field of study or equivalent work experience 
  • Professional experience in applying statistical, optimization, or econometric techniques to real-world datasets.
  • Expertise in data analysis 
  • Proficiency in statistical computing using Python and SQL 
  • Basic understanding of engineering principles such as version control, unit testing, database design, etc. 
  • A sincere passion for working with data: uncovering properties, revealing patterns, and telling stories
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    We’d like to see:

  • Experience working with financial data
  • Experience in large-scale, data-rich environments
  • Experience with Bayesian statistics, time series, panel data, behavioral analysis, text processing and/or alternative data. 
  • An ability to communicate research findings to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • An empirical, independent, and detail-oriented mindset. We expect you to take ownership of your work.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net.


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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