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Eng Program Manager - Data and Analytics Platform

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San Francisco, CA

Posted Aug 7, 2023 - Requisition No. 118029

Bloomberg runs on data. It's our business and our product. From the biggest banks to the most elite hedge funds, financial institutions need timely, accurate data to capture opportunities and evaluate risk in fast-moving markets. The Data & Analytics Product Delivery Management Office (PDMO) works closely with Engineering to build empowered, autonomous and multi-disciplinary teams delivering the right products, in the right way, as quickly and efficiently as possible.  

As a Program Manager in the Data & Analytics PDMO you will join a dynamic team of Program Managers responsible for building cultures of collaboration and driving the execution of business critical and strategic cross-functional initiatives throughout Bloomberg.  In this capacity, you will lead on complex and multi-year programs ensuring accountability and high quality of delivery.  You will also be aligned with the BQuant organization where you will have the opportunity to improve planning and delivery, while working with teams to improve their agile practices.  Bloomberg’s BQuant platform has enabled users to develop sophisticated financial applications on-top of Bloomberg’s data and services. Customers are able to programmatically access Bloomberg’s data; build and analyze factors; screen securities for investable ideas; backtest custom trading strategies; and much more, all through BQuant’s unique portal.  We are looking for an enthusiastic problem solver and an experienced Program Manager to join us and help deliver these efforts!

We will trust you to:

  • Manage complex, cross-functional projects throughout the development lifecycle from inception through launch.
  • Build and thoroughly understand robust roadmaps that set the right expectations with stakeholders, see around corners, anticipate and mitigate risks.
  • Assess, adapt and introspect right-fit delivery framework (methodologies, tools and techniques) most appropriate to help the team achieve their goal as efficiently as possible
  • Improve team's performance by helping them to continuously reflect and improve, encouraging team cohesiveness through leadership and mentoring to facilitate successful delivery.
  • Act as a coach and mentor to members of the scrum teams, product and program management, and leadership and be able to lead by example when necessary
  • Above all else, foster and model a collaborative team environment driven to build great software while having fun

You will need to have:

  • 3+ years of experience in a program management capacity, including all aspects from process development to execution in a fast-moving environment.
  • 3+ years of experience working with agile development practices and proven track record of implementing Agile to new and existing teams, including acting as Scrum Leader. 
  • Experience managing and maintaining a portfolio of projects, prioritizing and categorization of tasks, costs and risks.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Success with building cultures of collaboration with people across organizations, including senior management, clients, and business partners.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Foundational knowledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and software development methodologies.

We'd love to see:

  • Experience working with Quant Products
  • Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Professional (CSM or CSP)
  • Experience using JIRA for planning and tracking
  • PMP, SAFe Certification

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net.

Salary Range: 110,000 - 210,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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