News Classification Specialist - Spanish

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Oct 3, 2016 - Requisition No. 54815

Deliver the news that matters the most to our clients.

Build the product which, in an instant, can change the direction of our biggest client's business decisions.

Do you have the creativity, and the technical skills, to help us build upon our extensive news classification tool? If so, we are looking for you!

Our News Classification team is looking for an analyst to perform classification and curation of the world's most important financial and economic news with the aim of expanding Bloomberg's brand as the leader in the financial news market.

The successful candidate will use internal and open-source software to automatically retrieve, parse, organize and tag news from social media sites, news feeds, web sites and other sources that run on the Bloomberg Professional Service.

The position also offers opportunities to learn new technologies and will allow you to work with product managers, sales and end users.
Our taxonomy work opportunities are not theoretical or hyper-specific -- they are practical and they are impactful.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Library Science, Mathematics or other computer related specialization
  • Expert-level fluency in Spanish
  • 1 - 3 years of professional project management experience in information management with the ability to deliver on tight deadlines
  • Experience using a programming or query language (e.g. SQL, R, Python, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Proven understanding of customer service and experience in building strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Competency in relating complex technical requirements to everyday tasks and procedures
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

We'd love to find someone who has:

  • Knowledge of variations in South American and Central American Spanish dialects and markets
  • Experience in editing, writing, curating or assigning news stories
  • Experience in using categorization, filtering or mining software (such as Open Calais, Datasift, GNIP, Inxight, IDOL, Verity, Clear Forest, Microsoft Fast)

Sound like you?

Apply today!

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