Bloomberg’s Machine Learning Group, is a group of scientists, researchers and software engineers who have a passion for solving complex data problems. We develop applications such as question answering, sentiment analysis of financial news, market impact indicators, social media analysis, topic clustering and classification, recommendation systems, risk analysis and predictive models of market behavior.

We are looking for an expert research scientist and engineer who wants to apply machine learning to solve challenging open-ended problems. You will want to be part of a team making a big impact on the financial industry and are not afraid to get your hands dirty in data.




We’ll trust you to:
Design and build systems that solve difficult problems involving text, time series and other complex data sources

Analyze Bloomberg’s unique data to build novel prediction models

Write, test and maintain production-quality C++ and Python code

Publish in leading academic venues and represent Bloomberg at industry conferences

You’ll need have:
Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures)

Solid background in natural language processing and/or machine learning

Industry experience programming in C++ and Python; working knowledge of STL & Boost

Strong communications and interpersonal skills

We’d love to see:
Strong mathematical background (probability and statistics)

A PhD in Machine Learning or Natural Language Processing

Publications in top-tier conferences or journals (ACL, EMNLP, ICML, NIPS, KDD)

Experience with building machine learning models using time series data

Industry experience developing latency sensitive applications- Working knowledge of Spark

Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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About Bloomberg LP

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