Overview

The Role:
The Bloomberg Content Indexing team is looking for an analyst to work on classification of the world’s most important financial and economic news with the aim of expanding Bloomberg’s brand as the leader in the financial news market. The successful candidate will use specialized software to create hierarchical rules that automatically organize and tag news and data from social media sites, news feeds, web sites and other sources that run on the Bloomberg Professional Service. The Analyst will also monitor internal classification programs to ensure quality and design creative solutions to meet ad hoc customer demands. The position offers opportunity to work on the fields of Natural Language Processing and Search Engine Optimization. A large part of the role will entail cross functional collaboration with other business functions such as Sales and R&D.

Responsibilities:
Use specialised software for creating hierarchical rules in order to classify news stories that are being displayed on Bloomberg professional software Perform research in order to identify news topics which are relevant to the local markets and modify the classification rules accordingly Interact with other teams such as news, sales and R&D in order to better understand the market needs and help on improving the product Handle customer inquiries regarding the news product.

Qualifications, skills and experience required:
We will consider candidates from various disciplines such as Linguistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business or Finance or equivalent work experience Strong problem solving skills and able to pay close attention to detail Excellent communication and time-management skills Strong interest/ knowledge in financial and economic news Experience in using categorization, filtering or mining software, such as Verity or SAS, will be considered a plus Experience in using SQL will be considered a plus Fluent in German

We provide competitive salary and benefits.
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.

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About Bloomberg LP

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 320,000 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 two magazines, Bloomberg Bu