Bloomberg Data News Developer in London, United Kingdom

Job Requisition Number: 67025

The Role:

These are exciting times in the news business, with the tradition of narrative stories complemented by high-speed, audience-targeted articles that use algorithms and automation to find the signals hidden in large sets of data. Our group is looking for a programmer/analyst who will write the programs, templates and testing scenarios to drive news stories. You will work across departments, gain experience with the full spectrum of our financial and sentiment data and help create programming standards for a new way of breaking news.

Qualifications:
  • Experience with scripting languages like JavaScript, Python, etc.
  • Experience or education in Journalism
  • Good communication skills are essential as you will be working closely with our business counterparts to determine the future shape of our product
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of Statistics
  • Keen interest and understanding of financial markets
  • Interest in understanding and detecting data patterns
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.

If this sounds like you:

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

Opening Date: 10 May 2018

Closing Date: 8 June 2018

Competitive salary and benefits offered

Location: London

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.