Senior Product Development Manager

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Aug 17, 2016 - Requisition No. 53590

Imagine yourself in an environment working side by side with world class professionals as they create solutions that drive financial markets. That is what you will do every day in Bloomberg's Global Data team. The Data Science & Modeling team is looking for you! To be successful in this role you will have a strong knowledge of machine learning application techniques, product development management experience, have worked with the Big Data Stack.

As a Product Development Manager, you are responsible for formulating and delivering end-to-end technology solutions in line with strategic business objectives. You will have an intimate knowledge of how data solutions will be implemented to provide maximum impact across our business units. We’re looking for analytical individuals who can innovate and deliver in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

You will work with engineers who will be designing and creating a new data platform that will enrich the data with a new universal data model and allow clients perform analytics across different domains of data.

Bloomberg's Global Data division houses an incredible team of data oriented professionals who work to solve tangible business challenges. Our strong community of developers, quantitative researchers, statistical analysis experts, and data scientists work to enhance our broad spectrum of financial service offerings to increase the value of our products.

We would like you to create opportunities that enhance and extend Bloomberg's core businesses.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Drive our team’s projects, as our engineers work to design, create, implement, and manage predictive analytics that leverage large and varied datasets, both financial and non-financial, using a wide range of analytical tools, methods, and platforms.
  • Spearhead ventures that will work to solve large scale analytics challenges that carry across multiple divisions within our Global Data department.
  • Champion plans aimed to transform Bloomberg's data platform alongside a host of diverse and talented engineers and data scientists.
  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to understand their business needs; build consensus and strategies to deliver on those needs
  • Effectively communicate progress and success to stakeholders in a compelling, creative, and accessible way
  • You will be relied upon for technical leadership in this role as you recommend ongoing improvements to our methods and algorithms that will lead to practical change
  • Engage in data analysis in a practical way. Convince business leaders that your results are worth investing in.

What you’ll need:

  • 7+ years of technical product development experience, with a passion for building new technology.
  • Extensive knowledge of software and systems architecture; with a particular focus on machine learning.
  • Ability to discuss deep technical concepts, evaluate tradeoffs and devise innovative solutions with engineers.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendations.
  • Experience leading cross-organizational teams and ability to work closely with engineers to deliver on aggressive schedules.

We’d love to see:

  • Experience with mapping business needs to a data science solution.
  • Sound understanding of financial markets and how data from exchanges powers the front, middle and back office operations.

Sound like you:

If you're looking to work in an environment where your technical creativity will flourish -- look no further and apply today!

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