Enterprise Data Implementation, Enterprise Services - Bloomberg Financial Solutions

New York, USA
Apr 24, 2023
Apr 29, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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:
Bloomberg ignites the power of information and technology to bring clarity to a sophisticated world. A global financial information and news leader that provides influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company delivers data, news and analytics through innovative technology and provides real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally.

In a career at Bloomberg, you will play a vital role in making it all happen. You will be joining a team of solution-finders, with a real passion for providing superb customer service in a fast-paced environment. Exciting. Surprising. Purposeful. Life at Bloomberg is many things, but it is never dull. We are a truly global business with a truly diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive and collaborative - and in providing a work environment that encourages our employees to be their best.

Today our clients are under mounting pressure to do more with less, as demands to reduce operational risk and increase operational efficiency have never been greater. While firms acknowledge the need for enterprise-wide data consistency, ensuring its timeliness, quality, delivery, reliability and distribution remains a pervasive challenge.

The entire enterprise benefits from the consistency of Bloomberg's high-quality data when front, middle office and operations all work with the same information. Firms that commit to utilizing only highest-quality data can eliminate the data inconsistencies inherent to working with multiple vendors and lower their costs overall. A partnership with Bloomberg Enterprise Data allows just this, giving them strategic advantage.

What's the role?
As a key member of our AMER Implementation Team, you will be responsible for the deployment of the entire suite of Bloomberg's Enterprise Data products - real time and reference data. You will be the project owner and trusted go-to person for the client during the product implementation period. I-Team Specialist is involved in a range of duties including pre-sales activities, deployment, post implementation tasks such as documentation, and finally yet importantly, process improvement and workflow optimization innovation. I-TEAM Specialist works closely with Technical Account Management, Enterprise Support, Solution Engineers, Product and Sales.

We'll trust you to concentrate on the 4 core areas below:

1)Technical planning and pre-engagement analysis
  • Complete an analysis of the client's technical environment and understand how their applications will utilize Bloomberg technology and services
  • Understand, document and manage any potential risks or challenges to the project
  • Undertake infrastructure reviews and be responsible for obtaining and communicating circuit and other network equipment management costs
  • Work with the Technical Account Management team to ensure the client is fully aware of the implementation processes and procedures as well as target timeline

2)Manage and execute the technical implementation process
  • Implement the design as agreed during pre-sales stage (where applicable)
  • Create and maintain a detailed technical implementation getting client commitment to an aggressive timeline by demonstrating the value of the data and to achieve a short time from contract signed to usage
  • Lead and own the interaction with internal groups as required
  • Conduct initial training of client administration staff on management and entitlement tools and other reporting obligations

3)Post implementation Quality Assurance
  • Validate implementation and cross check against the requirements specified in any pre-sales document or proposal
  • Complete Connectivity and Failover testing
  • Undertake application testing using standard Bloomberg tools to ensure data flows are working as expected
  • Sign off on the technical implementation and complete a production handover

4) Other
  • Actively participate in new product roll outs
  • Execute and lead special projects, remediation or new initiatives relating to process automation and zero touch
  • Assist in producing client-facing implementation documentation and client e-resources

You'll need to have:
  • Understanding and experience of the comparative benefits of various technical enterprise solutions (e.g. hosted, managed, deployed, close proximity and cloud)
  • Technical market data analysis experience and knowledge of financial market data products, delivery services, APIs and protocol technologies; gained working in a Data Vendor environment
  • Awareness of software development, actual working experience with development would be great to see, but is not essential
  • Proficiency in Excel, MS Visio, MS Project & Office Suite
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written), with experience of being client-facing on a regular basis
  • Ability to demonstrate successful project management skills
  • Demonstrate leadership and take pride in project delivery
  • Experience working with Bloomberg Financials Products
  • Foreign language skills to support Spanish and/or Portuguese language clients

We'd love to see:
  • Experience working with Redhat Linux OS / Windows Desktop OS administration and tuning
  • Unix scripting (e.g. Bash, Korn, Perl) and OS / Network administration & tools (e.g. FTP/SFTP, SCP, Telnet, SSH)
  • Advanced network design capabilities
  • Knowledge of cloud technology and terminology
  • Understanding of concepts of market data compliance rules & regulations
  • Experience with market data contributions and real-time market data publishing
  • Prince II or alternative project management qualification

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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Salary Range: 120,000 - 175,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus
The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.
We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.
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