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Technical Account Manager - Content Acquisition & Business Management - Tokyo

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Posted Jul 9, 2020 - Requisition No. 83809

Bloomberg runs on data. In our Global Data business, we're responsible for supplying it. The Content Acquisition & Business Management (CABM) department is responsible for managing, acquiring, and integrating contributed pricing across all OTC asset classes, to drive the value of the Bloomberg Terminal and downstream data products. The department is comprised of several teams, focusing on different aspects to the business: Pricing, Research, Exchanges, Product Development, & Contracts.

The Role

We are searching for highly motivated and enterprising individuals to join the Pricing team as a Technical Account Manager, working out of Bloomberg’s Tokyo office. In this role, you will work with various internal partners, as well as key accounts based in Japan, building and troubleshooting site-to-site technology that links data providers to Bloomberg. In order to do this, you will need to build strong and lasting relationships with these institutions, have a deep understanding of the technology they use and ultimately offer outstanding support to them.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Manage and support key accounts, helping them maintain and improve custom systems related to data ingestion and dissemination
  • Manage accounts' day to day queries on their pricing mechanism and data flows and follow up with engineering and business managers where necessary
  • Review enhancement requests from the key accounts, discuss the feasibility with business managers and engineering and lead the pipeline of enhancement requests for the product
  • Find technical solutions to help automate our clients’ workflows and make our internal processes more efficient
  • Seize opportunities to work closely with key players in the financial industry, including business managers and market data managers
  • Work with a global team of motivated data analysts and technical specialists
  • Partner with business managers and our engineering teams to improve our products and exceed our customers' expectations

You’ll need to have:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a client-facing role (eg account management, relationship management, client service)
  • A keen interest in the financial markets
  • A fundamental level of technical aptitude and ability to think logically
  • Strong interest in technical troubleshooting and project implementation
  • Fluency in Japanese and English
  • A proactive attitude with the confidence to challenge the status quo and a real desire to improve practices and processes
  • Proven project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to work directly with customers
  • Confidence to meet key accounts in person and manage relationships on a technical and business level
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Autonomy to develop your own ideas and strategies for the accounts you cover

We’d love to see:

  • The ability to gather technical requirements, assess feasibility, work with internal stakeholders, and draft a plan to implement required enhancements
  • Understanding of technical and operational infrastructure in regards to data ingestion and distribution
  • Knowledge of QA procedures

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

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