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Client Quant Developer, Specialist Sales - Bloomberg Financial Solutions

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Bloomberg is a global leader in business and financial information, news and insight, and we use innovative technology to deliver trusted data and bring transparency to the financial markets. Our customers around the globe rely on us for the information and tools they need to make critical investment decisions and remain connected across all sides of the financial community. And, to ensure the best experience for our 20,000+ employees across 176 offices globally, we provide the spaces and systems that allow our teams to work together with agility, productivity and collaboration, no matter where they are.

The Bloomberg Financial Solutions department of 5,000+ employees is at the forefront of ensuring success for our customers and employees alike. Our team comprises several key pillars: sales, service, operations, culture and brand. As a department, we are united by a common goal: We create meaningful relationships with clients by understanding their needs and delivering exceptional end-to-end support from sales and implementation, through their ongoing relationship with Bloomberg.

Our team:

Quantitative investment funds have grown exponentially over the last decade and Bloomberg is uniquely positioned at the forefront of this financial revolution.

The Quant Solutions Team (DBG) works closely with Bloomberg clients to assist them to implement investment strategies and research using our Excel APIs and new Python Quant development platform. Powered by JupyterLab, the quant platform combines world-class open source Python libraries with the world's leading financial database, allowing our clients to generate unique research in quantitative finance and help them to capture alpha in a highly competitive landscape.

As a global team we have people based in London, New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney, and work collaboratively with our Account Management teams, Product Development and R&D teams.

What's the role?

You will use your financial markets knowledge to consult with Bloomberg clients or prospective clients, helping them to develop and implement their investment strategies and research on leveraging our Excel APIs, VBA, our cutting edge query language (BQL) and new Python based quant platform (BQNT). With access to the world's most comprehensive financial database, you will have a direct impact on Bloomberg revenue by working closely with our account management teams to develop new tactical desktop applications to sell Bloomberg Terminals. Your role will involve full life-cycle development, from initial demos to prospective clients, requirement gathering, prototyping, implementation, deployment and adoption. In addition to software development, you will be expected to create resources and client-facing content that is both strategic in its appeal to our audience, while also taking advantage of current events in the marketplace. As you deepen your knowledge, you may have an opportunity to progress into the BQuant Enterprise Solutions Team or on to other tech positions within areas such as Enterprise Services and Engineering.

We'll trust you to:

  • Partner with our account management team to build tactical Excel and Python solutions to increase revenue opportunities for the company
  • Liaise between the client, product development teams, R&D to push internally for enhancements or fixes to the APIs or the platform
  • Provide assistance on new strategies or migration projects the clients wish to implement by using Bloomberg APIs
  • Work on projects to provide short-term product gap solutions for the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Provide continued support for clients to ensure adoption
  • Occasional travel may be required

You’ll need to have:

  • At least 3 years of working experience in the Financial Services or Financial Technology industry
  • Strong technical knowledge of Excel / VBA and Python (Bloomberg BQNT experience is a plus)
  • Previous experience working with front office in financial markets and expertise in one or more asset classes (Equities, Fixed Income, Commodities, FX, etc.)
  • Previous experience using Bloomberg Terminal or other data vendors
  • Strategic mind set and demonstrable commercial acumen - be able to weigh up the business opportunities of a project before execution
  • Highly articulate, consultative, and confident in interactions with clients

We 'd love to see:

  • Knowledge of other programming languages such as R, Java, C# or similar
  • Experience or qualifications with Data Science and Cloud Computing is a plus

What’s It Like To Work Here?

We work hard. We are ambitious and set ourselves tough business goals. We are a meritocracy where everyone has a voice - not a job title. Working with people you trust, respect, and can collaborate with is more important than titles or position. Things move fast, and we want people who will enjoy working in this environment and feed off the energy. But it isn’t all about work. Giving back is one of our core values, and there are many ways to get involved in philanthropic initiatives from helping local school kids with their reading to helping clean up local parks and waterways.

What is Bloomberg?: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/stories/what-is-bloomberg/

View our Benefits: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/careers/working-here/employee-benefits/united-states/?tactic-page=588601

Does This Sound Like You?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are.

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 maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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