January 2018 Global Data Analytics Analyst – Princeton, NJ

Careers at Bloomberg

Princeton, NJ

Posted Oct 5, 2017 - Requisition No. 62496

Bloomberg runs on data and technology. In Global Data, we’re responsible for onboarding, analyzing, applying and supplying it to help answer our clients’ questions. We manage data and workflow processes on the Bloomberg Terminal to help our clients solve problems such as how to measure the risk of monsoons in Vietnam, so clients looking to invest in agriculture there can make more informed decisions; or how to measure the real wealth of people in Venezuela, for clients who want to open stores in South America. We analyze data so our teams can turn it into insights for our users.

What’s the role?

As a data analyst, you will channel your passion for financial markets and client interaction into a position that connects you with hundreds of leading financial professionals globally.

You will be on the Global Data Analytics (GDA) team, a fast-paced, high-energy group of analysts that supports Bloomberg clients such as Portfolio Managers, Financial Analysts, and Traders, in the interpretation of both our proprietary and contributed data. You’ll also analyze data in order to gain insight into the needs of our clients and contribute to strategic business plans and product development. Aside from working with clients, your data analysis and tech skills will be put to use to add efficiencies to our workflows and processes.

As you develop your knowledge of financial products and ability to manage client relations both internally and externally, you will be given the responsibility of analyzing client-based data to gain insight into the needs and expectations of Bloomberg clients with the ultimate goal of aiding management in the execution of strategic business planning and product development. The fundamental product and professional skills cultivated through this role are invaluable in the development of a successful Bloomberg career.

Where can the role take me?

GDA analysts have the opportunity to move to a product-based team within the larger Global Data department, working on vendor management, product improvement and building strong client relationships with data providers and data users.

At a minimum, we require that you:

Earned a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university prior to starting
Can begin working full-time in January 2018
Are legally authorized to work full-time in the United States and will not require visa sponsorship

We’ll trust you to have:

A passion for communication, networking, financial markets, and data analytics
Demonstrated project/work experience using one or more programming language (e.g. Python, JavaScript, SQL, etc.)
0-2 years previous work/internship experience in information technology, engineering, business management, data analysis or research
Have the ability to learn and adapt quickly in changing environment
Strong interest in financial data and desire to pursue a client facing career
Ability to source and analyze data using excel, data visualization tools such as Tableau
Aptitude to implement solutions and frameworks to enhance our processes, software, and data offerings

We would love you to have:

Ability to outsource and manipulate data
Prior coursework or involvement within a field like Informatics, Mathematics, Economics, Business or other applied sciences
Prior coursework or interest in the financial markets

If this sounds like you:Apply! If we think you are a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.
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