2017 July/August Market Data Analyst - Japanese Speaker

Paid Business Opportunity at Bloomberg

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tokyo

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Competitive Salary (Full Time Position)
Begins 1st July 2017
Lasts around 24 Months
Deadline for Applications 1st June 2017 at 5pm (3 weeks ago)
Applications accepted from everyone

About Opportunity

Global Data is the backbone of Bloomberg Professional Services. We build, manage and maintain accurate financial information products and datasets in a timely manner for the Bloomberg Terminal. We drive the content that makes Bloomberg the leading and the most sought-after data source in the world. This is achieved by:
our continuous efforts to engage customers and understand their needs;
investing in technology and implementing innovative solutions; and
applying scientific theories such as data modeling to enhance our processes and software.
Global Data collaborates with departments across Bloomberg, such as Sales, Analytics, News, and R&D.

Our Analysts:
Apply problem-solving skills to identify innovative work-flow efficiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance our processes and software
Assist our world-renowned client support help desk with escalated client inquiries
Develop expertise in fast-moving market sector information
Intake and distill raw data to convey actionable information that enables our clients to make better-informed decisions
Liaise with technology teams to enhance relevant product databases
Manage, improve and deliver accurate, high quality information for the Bloomberg Terminal

The Role:

As an entry level Global Data Analyst in our Global Data department, you’ll play a key role in providing financial data, algorithms and analysis for the Bloomberg Terminal. Analysts will manage content from the source, through to data acquisition, extraction, processing, normalization, quality control etc. and will have project-based work with other business units; analysts will also provide unparalleled customer services and solve complex issues, while building relationships with key market players in the financial industry. As your experience grows, you will be expected to have greater influence on Bloomberg’s coverage and services of your specific market of product, whether that is through technical or market expertise, project management or leadership. Your role starts off with Global Data Training Program and then you will be placed into one of the teams.

Global Data Training Program:

Your career as a Global Data Analyst will begin with our foundational training program that focuses on financial concepts, data, and Bloomberg terminal functionality. The training offers an overview across all financial market sectors that build a foundation for a career at Bloomberg by developing product knowledge, understanding our clients, and building relationships throughout the company. The 4-week training program includes classroom training in financial concepts, data, and the functions of our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminal, as well as the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in one of these market sectors: Equities, Fixed Income, Funds, Commodities, Economic Statistics, FX or Derivatives etc.
You’ll then work in one of these market sectors after you complete the training program. From there, you will be trained further with the team you are in, and learn from everyone around you who are experts in at least one of our business areas. We ensure a unique and rewarding learning experience for you at Bloomberg.

Qualifications, Experiences and Skills
Can join us full-time in July/August 2017
Fluent in both Japanese and English, effective written and verbal communication skills
Hold Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification, or equivalent experiences
High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
Innovative mind and strong ownership
Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills
Team player with strong collaboration skills
Adaptable to fast-pace and fluid environment

In addition, the below experiences or skills are preferred:

Experiences in customer services or client relationship management
Exposure to marketing
Applied statistics, data modeling or relational database management
Process engineering
Programming languages: VBA, SQL, Python, MATLAB, R
Proactively participated in extracurricular activities in addition to coursework

What Bloomberg does - and how you can make your mark here:

Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy and innovation-which is where you come in.
At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients-and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

The Company:

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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