Junior Java Engineer Junior Java Engineer …

in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Sep 20
in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Sep 20
Junior Java Engineer

About this role


BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and an outstanding provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches sought at maximizing out-performance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to global capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

This is an opportunity to work with iShares®; the world's most comprehensive family of exchanged traded products. We are seeking an ambitious individual to join the Research and Analytics team within iShares.

The mandate of this team is to create commercially driven tools and research. Our team contains finance professionals, researchers, quants, computer scientists and data analytics engineers. Our unique team structure enables taking innovative and commercially relevant ideas, prototyping them rapidly, and commercializing them - all within one team. We do so by using the vast array of tools and data available within BlackRock, and augmenting with specialized applications suited for rapid prototyping. The team is highly sought after to tackle data- and analytically-intensive challenges and present them in intuitive and visually compelling ways. Given the complex nature of our business we value open communication and eagerness to learn.

What makes us special as a company

  • Our purpose is meaningful : to help more and more people experience financial well-being, allowing them to have better health, education and retirement.

  • As the biggest asset manager, we are among the top companies globally and have a highly secure and established financial pedigree.

  • Our Budapest center is growing dynamically so there are always new opportunities.

  • BlackRock is socially responsible, employees have two fully paid volunteering days a year!

  • We are a FinTech company with equal emphasis on Technology and Finance.

  • Employees can take unlimited holiday above the legally eligible limit. We give additional holiday for new parents!

  • Compared to many big companies, employees enjoy more freedom to provide input and express their opinion.

What makes us special as a team

  • There are plenty of learning opportunities in our team, including technology, agile methodologies and business domain.

  • You can learn while working with industry leading cohorts.

  • We have the freedom to choose our tools and technologies. We use open source, industry standard, up-to date and groundbreaking technologies.

  • Even though we are a tech team we have the opportunity to learn about our business domain and what is our impact on clients.

  • We are responsible for delivering projects end to end, including planning, architecting and coding.

  • We can deliver complete solutions because we have frontend, backend, data engineers and UX/UI designers.

  • We can work with colleagues across the globe (San Francisco, London, etc).

  • We are passionate about our profession. We keep learning and sharing our knowledge internally and externally.

You should be

  • Curious about your profession. Keen to learn and keep up to date.

  • Keen to deliver business value instead of focusing only technologically cool things that may not be useful.

  • Proactive and take ownership of your work - You don't just do exactly what you're told.

  • High attention to quality, be it code, design or code review.

  • Like to think about the big picture. As a backend developer, how about thinking about user experience, business analysis or database design?

Required Skills and Experience

  • Good knowledge of Java SE

  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English

  • Desire to write high quality code

  • Strong interest in learning finance

  • Willingness to collaborate as a team, and with our internal community

Useful Skills

  • Interest in database design

  • Experience with relational databases and SQL

  • Knowledge of any modern UI Technology e.g. Angular or React

  • Knowledge of Spring, Spring Boot and related technologies

  • Experience in clean code, high quality code reviews and TDD

Work environment

  • Corporate phone (in selected positions)

  • Ability to work from home

  • Ultra wide monitors and standing desks for everyone

  • Free coffee

  • Bicycle storage, shower, discounted garage space for car owners

Time off

  • Unlimited number of paid holidays above the legally eligible quota (to be discussed with the manager)

  • Working Saturdays are given as a holiday

  • Four weeks of paternity leave

Company culture and volunteering

  • Two fully paid volunteering days

  • Company organized volunteering opportunities

  • Corporate events including family events

  • Donations to NGOs are matched 1:1 by the company

About iShares

iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors. With more than twenty years of experience, a global line-up of 900+ exchange traded funds (ETFs) and $2.16 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2020, iShares continues to drive progress for the financial industry. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm1.
1 Based on $7.32 trillion in AUM as of 6/30/20

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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