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Specialist Sales - Junior Client Quant Developer (Excel & Python), Desktop Build Group - Tokyo

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Posted Jul 6, 2023 - Requisition No. 117436

The Desktop Build Group (DBG) works closely with Bloomberg’s existing and prospective clients to find solutions to business needs using Bloomberg’s API for Excel. Last year we delivered over 2500 projects to clients and our Excel solutions on the Bloomberg Terminal are used by over 120,000 financial professionals. We are a global team with colleagues based in London, New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney.

What's the role?

You will use your financial market knowledge to consult our client base, helping them to develop and implement their investment strategies and research demonstrating our Excel/python APIs, VBA and our groundbreaking query language (BQL). You’ll directly impact our revenue by collaborating closely with our Sales Department and your solutions will be used by potentially thousands of financial market professionals.

Your role will involve full life-cycle development, from initial pitches to prospective clients, requirement gathering, prototyping, implementation, deployment and adoption.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Proactively liaising with the Sales and Product teams to build strategic relationships with clients to impact sales revenue through the positioning of our DBG product suite
  • Assist clients to onboard and develop their financial models on the Bloomberg platform
  • Maintain and support Excel models accessible via the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Work closely with our Product Development and Software Engineering teams to help drive improvements to our Excel APIs

Training and team support will allow you to gain:

  • In depth knowledge of the Bloomberg Terminal, the world's leading financial analytics platform for investment professionals, and Bloomberg APIs
  • A deep understanding of financial markets and investment processes on both buy-side and sell-side
  • A strong understanding of data science and Python

You’ll need to have:

  • 3 to 6 years of experience working in financial services or a financial technology company
  • Fluency in Japanese and English
  • Experience in pitching quant products / research to external clients
  • Experience developing financial models using MS Excel/VBA
  • A strategic mindset and proven commercial acumen which allows you to weigh up the business opportunities of a project before execution
  • Confidence to have highly articulate and consultative interactions with clients
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organisation
  • Strong presentation and communication skills in English/Japanese

We'd love to see:

  • IT / Risk / Finance consulting or data vendor sales background
  • CFA, technical business analyst or sell-side research background
  • Knowledge of other programming languages such as Python, R or similar is preferred
  • Experience or qualifications in Data Science
  • Previous experience using Bloomberg Terminal or other data vendors

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps but in the meantime feel free to browse this:

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