The Team: The Bloomberg Front Office Derivatives team is responsible for building a leading system for derivatives and structured products across all asset classes. The system provides a comprehensive suite of data, pricing and risk analytics to Bloomberg clients across Sell and Buy sides whether they are using the Terminal, Enterprise Data or Enterprise Product solutions.
These solutions include:
Derivatives data including curves, CDS and volatility surfaces/cubes
Structuring and idea generation
Back testing, Valuation, Cash flow projections
Scenario analysis and stress testing
Regulatory (such as MIFID and PRIIPs) analytics
Trade capture and integration with our RFQ, Sales Trader Workflow, Execution - - Management Systems and Order Management Systems (such as TOMS and AIM)
Life cycle management
Intra-day and end of day risk
The Role: We are looking for a Product Specialist to join Bloomberg's Front Office Derivatives team! You will be part of a dynamic and diverse group that drives innovation focusing on Derivatives Market Data. The team is responsible for Derivatives Data for all asset classes and delivers market data solutions internally to Bloomberg Enterprise Data and Products and externally to Bloomberg clients across the globe.
These solutions leverage investment in many areas such as:
Interest rates and CDS Curves and volatility surfaces/cubes
Application of calibration and analytics models to Derivatives Data
Data Aggregation algorithms using Big Data and Machine Learning Techniques
Ensure Data Quality and help develop QC monitoring tools
Derivatives Market Data snapshots
Derivatives Data APIs.
In this fast-paced role, you will be an integral part of our collaborative team of product specialists, quants, data analysts and software Engineers. You will use your market expertise to drive the business while ensuring that we continue to build cutting edge technology that is forward looking.
You will lead teams outside of immediate span of control and without formal reporting lines (e.g. sales, engineering, implementation) to buy into Product strategy and business plan delivery. You will ensure proper prioritization, requirements gathering and execution of highly complex projects.
We'll trust you to:
Understand the market and the industry at a macro and micro level and uses this to shape the direction of the product.
Be viewed as a thought leader by clients and the industry, and maintain specialized knowledge while brining value year over year.
Be commercially aware and thinks in terms of commercial opportunities and developing capabilities to ensure the product stays relevant and fit for purpose.
Leverage deep domain expertise to determine product road map and manages the product end to end across Product, Engineering, Sales, etc.
Support all businesses and clients data requirements working closely with various teams such as Engineering, Quants, QA and Global Data
Working closely with Global data teams to improve existing contributions and add new contents
Working closely with Quant and Financial Engineering groups to improve methodologies and react to market changes
Working closely with ENG to better utilise existing datasets and expand our forward looking cutting edge component based technology
Document clear functional specifications for each phase of product development and take part of our Agile collaboration framework
Work collaboratively with other Product Specialists and Managers to ensure a smooth integration across functions within Pricing and Risk and across The Terminal, Enterprise Products and Enterprise Data
You'll need to have:
Derivatives Market Data experience, with strong knowledge of at least one or two asset classes, preferably FX, Equity or CDS
Strong analytical and quantitative background
Knowledge of market conventions and practices
A minimum of 10 years front office market experience working with Derivatives
Ability to define and articulate functional architecture of a system to engineering and clients
Experience of the product development lifecycle in Financial Technology
Highly motivated, consensus builder, collaborates well in a team
Strong leadership skills enjoying working in a start-up environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Strong entrepreneurial skills
We'd love to see:
Good knowledge of quants models and techniques
Data science skills for data modelling such as python and experience with artificial intelligence and Machine learning
Comfortable with Agile process for building software
If this sounds like you: Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps but in the meantime feel free to browse our portal: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional
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