Information Technology Market Analyst - Bloomberg Government

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Washington

Posted Feb 22, 2017 - Requisition No. 57152

Information Technology Market Analyst

When government is at its best, diverse ideas are at work. The same is true of Bloomberg Government. Our ability to innovate and serve our clients means diversity and inclusion are essential. If you're eager to join a multi-dimensional team that celebrates and demonstrates difference, if you have the vision to see how information can transform "business as usual" and if you are hungry to create-to build a service transforming how things get done-then stop reading this and join our team.

Our Team:

Delivering news, analytics and data-driven decision tools, Bloomberg Government's digital workspace gives an intelligent edge to government affairs and contracting professionals influencing government action.
Individuals who embrace hard work, act with urgency and collaborate without reserve thrive at Bloomberg Government. You are on the front lines of revolutionizing the information services industry in Washington-as high as our expectations will be of you, yours should be higher. We are a start-up, backed and nurtured by the powerful incubation of the worldwide leader in information services, Bloomberg L.P. If you are dogged, innovative and interested in work that contributes to causes greater than yourself, you belong at Bloomberg Government.
Bloomberg Government seeks an information technology (I.T.) analyst to join a team of federal contracting experts producing original, focused content about how and what the U.S. government buys.

The analyst's primary responsibilities will be to spot the biggest trends in federal budgets and contract spending, identify and analyze federal business development opportunities, size markets, and provide forecasting signposts.

The ideal analyst will:

  • Understand how federal contractors sell -- and how agencies buy -- I.T.
  • Be able to summarize key trends in budgets, legislation, mergers and acquisitions, and technology that are driving change in federal I.T.
  • Understand the data and intelligence that federal contractors need at each stage in the business development lifecycle -- from market identification and trend analysis to opportunity assessment, capture management and the bid and proposal phases
  • Work with clients to identify and define key markets
  • Create and present concise slide decks for publication, in webinars, at events and at in-person sessions with clients
  • Produce written reports, ranging from 300 to 1,500 words, quickly and with minimal editing
  • Work closely across all parts of Bloomberg LP, including other government contracts analysts, news, product, data and web teams

Qualifications

  • BA in economics, finance or related field, or equivalent work experience;
  • Substantial experience analyzing I.T. in the federal market
  • Substantial experience working with business development at federal contractors
  • Mastery of federal contracts and opportunities databases
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal budgets, including the President's budget request and the Congressional budget cycle
  • Strong quantitative skills and a superior writing ability to translate multiple forms of data into actionable business intelligence.
  • An ability to present and explain complex analysis in an intuitive manner
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills working within a team
  • Able to thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrable attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Accustomed to open-plan office setting
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Maintain an active work-related social media presence and be willing to contribute to Bloomberg and outside media.
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