Index Product Manager

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Nov 15, 2016 - Requisition No. 55659

Bloomberg is a leading provider of financial benchmarks and custom index services and seeks new talent for our index product management group in New York.

You'll be joining a highly motivated and successful index team that sits within our Core Product Group. Focused on the development and calculation of new indices, you’ll have a lead role in developing new indices and implementing custom index requests. You’ll have substantial index and software development skills. You’ll have a deep knowledge of the institutional asset management industry, understand index trends and understand buy-side and sell-side index needs. You’ll be expected to influence product vision and design.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Contribute meaningfully to the analysis, evaluation and product vision of Bloomberg’s index offering
  • Work with clients to implement custom index requests and co-develop custom index solutions
  • Interpret complex index methodologies
  • Work closely with Engineering and Production teams to implement and automate index calculations
  • Communicate the product vision within Bloomberg and build consensus among senior leadership team

You’ll need to have:

  • A strong academic background in one of analytical and technical degrees, for example: Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Statistics, Economics
  • A broad understanding of the index industry including key products, business dynamics, and critical connectivity partners across market sub-segments
  • A working knowledge of financial markets, securities and derivatives in all major asset classes
  • Significant software product development experience
  • Strong marketing skills with an opinion on product positioning and product adoption strategies
  • Ability to develop thorough, integrated, commercially sound business plans
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, capable of building enthusiastic support for new ideas

If this 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: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional

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