Bloomberg Government Contracts Data Analyst

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Posted Apr 28, 2016 - Requisition No. 49594

Our Bloomberg Government Contracts Product is one of a kind. Right now, we are looking for talented individuals to join our team and help us continue to deliver specialized government contract information to our clients.

Bloomberg Government is seeking someone with proven data-analysis and research skills specific to government procurement. You will work with Bloomberg Government's Data Team to identify, collect, validate, enhance and maintain data for the Bloomberg Government service.

As part of the BGOV Contracts Data team, you will work closely with engineering, sales and business teams to develop Bloomberg Government product features. What we offer you is a highly dynamic work environment where you can flex your tech muscle and help us continue to develop something special.

What's in it for you:

  • You will be on the front line helping discover and track major federal contracting programs
  • Once those federal contract programs are identified, you will validate, enhance, maintain, normalize & integrate key government data sets into Bloomberg databases so that they can be leveraged by our clients
  • As a Government Contracts Analyst you will build relationships to procure primary source federal government data which will help drive BGOV's contracts product

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of experience collecting and processing government contracting data
  • In-depth knowledge of the operation of the U.S. federal government's procurement process
  • Understanding of the federal contracting business development lifecycle
  • Expertise in dealing with data sources such as FPDS-NG, FBO, SAM, USASPENDING, Federal Budget, Exhibit 53, Exhibit -300
  • Proficiency using government websites such as,,

We'd love to see:

  • Interest and experience working with SQL, Advanced Excel, VBA, or XML
  • Prior exposure and experience with web-crawling technologies for data extraction would be great!

Does this sound like you:

Apply today! A Bloomberg recruiter will contact you if you are deemed a fit.

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