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The Role

Financial market participants are actively developing proprietary applications leveraging the Bloomberg API to understand the vast amounts of information created every day. Bloomberg's goal is to develop our API solution to meet the growing and changing needs of market participants for clients of the Bloomberg Professional Terminal. The successful applicant will join the API Business to lead the effort to design and build solutions that allow clients to quickly respond to transformations in the market and increasing specialization. The Desktop API is a mission critical application that is hit millions of times each day. You will have a leadership role in product design and the strategic direction of the Bloomberg Professional Terminal.

As the API Business Manager, you will be continually challenged to address business challenges and create solutions that help Bloomberg users access the data they need. The design and development process will require you to collaborate with business managers, engineers and clients throughout the planning and development lifecycle. We are looking for a detailed, business savvy, proactive person to identify and execute on opportunities.


Applicants should possess reasonable market experience and have existing contacts, broad knowledge of the space and the competitors, and a strategic vision for the product going forward. Candidates should be highly skilled in Microsoft Excel and should have a decent understanding of other desktop-based programming languages.

  • Bachelors degree (Business Degree) or equivalent work experience
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with a sales force and large customer base
  • Strong financial market knowledge and industry contacts
  • Project and business management experience
  • Ability to work with multiple groups across reporting lines
  • Excellent organizational, and presentation skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Good understanding of other desktop-based programming languages, including VBA, VB, .NET.
  • Successful candidate must be willing to travel (4-8 weeks/yr)

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 300,000 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 and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

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API Business Manager at Bloomberg




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New York City, NY, US




Oct 26, 2012