Indices Data Analyst

Careers at Bloomberg

Princeton, NJ

Posted Apr 4, 2018 - Requisition No. 66381

Bloomberg runs on data, and in the Global Data team we're responsible for acquiring it and providing it to our clients. We collect, analyze process and publish the data which is the backbone of our iconic Bloomberg Terminal- the facts and figures which ultimately move the financial markets. We apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies and we implement technology solutions to enhance our systems, products and processes- and all this while providing platinum customer support to our clients.

As a data analyst on the 3rd Party Indices team, you will play a key role in producing financial content and establishing relationships with the world's largest index providers. You will contribute to the distribution of unparalleled financial information and help our clients make informed decisions. Not only that, but you will be working within a global team to improve coverage, timeliness, and accuracy of critical index data sets.

We'll trust you to:

  • Leverage your project management skills to run large initiatives and build and maintain relationships both internally with different departments and externally with our third party index providers
  • Work in an environment where you'll use your analytical abilities to improve the coverage and quality of the index database by on-boarding, maintaining, and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of the Index product
  • Take ownership of your initiatives and see them through to completion
  • Focus on efforts around process engineering to drive innovation and automation

You need to have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or a Technology related field
  • 2-3 years of professional experience, demonstrating your data analysis skills
  • Excellent written, communication, presentation and networking skills
  • Strong interpersonal and client relationship building skills
  • Solid project management skills and prior experience managing stakeholders
  • Prior experience or strong knowledge and understanding of financial markets- Attention to detail and accuracy when working under pressure
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the US without visa sponsorship now or in the future

We'd love to see:

  • Knowledge in information technology, statistical analysis or computer programming (e.g. VBA, SQL, Python)
  • Prior experience working with financial markets data
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