Associate - JAVA Developer (Ggn)
Description About this role Role Overview-
Software engineers at BlackRock get to experience working at one of the most recognized financial companies in the world while being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technologies and solutions. Our engineers design and build large scale data storage, computation and distribution systems. They partner with data and analytics experts to deliver high quality analytical and derived data to our consumers.
We are looking for software engineers who like to innovate and seek complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity, drive, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual. We are committed to open source and we regularly give our work back to the community. Engineers looking to work in the areas of data pipelines, discovery, storage, distribution, distributed computation, consumption and infrastructure are ideal candidates.
Developers are expected to be involved from inception of projects, understand requirements, architect, develop, deploy, and maintain applications. Typically they work in a multi-disciplinary squad (we follow Agile!) which involves partnering with program and product managers to expand product offering based on business demands. Design is an iterative process, whether for UX, services or infrastructure. Our goal is to drive up user engagement and adoption of the platform while constantly working towards modernizing and improving platform performance and scalability.
Deployment and maintenance requires close interaction with various teams. This requires maintaining a positive and collaborative working relationship with teams within DOE as well as with wider Aladdin developer community. Production support for applications is usually required for issues that cannot be resolved by operations team. Creative and inventive problem solving skills for reduced turn around times are highly valued.
Preparing user documentation to maintain both development and operations continuity is integral to the role. Adhering to BlackRock's UX and design standards is expected and contributing towards upkeep of those standards is encouraged.
Robust object-oriented design pattern knowledge and implementation experience using one or more object-oriented languages (e.g. Java, C/C++, Python)
Advanced knowledge and experience developing and working with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Sybase) and NoSQL distributed storage technologies (e.g. Cassandra, HBase)
Experience with multi-tier application architecture and high performance distributed and in-memory caching solutions Skill Requirements-
Strong understanding of data modeling techniques Knowledge and experience adhering to software development life cycle best practices including test driven development, unit testing subject area, agile development, and CI/CD strategies
Passion for engineering highly available, performant systems Experience with modern web technologies, frameworks and languages (e.g. TypeScript, Angular, RxJS (reactive programming)
Working knowledge of building and deploying distributed systems Creativity and resourcefulness to problem tackle independently
Curiosity and drive to learn new things and build new solutions
Excellent communication skills, time management, organization, and attention to detail
Passion for design and details to deliver a great overall UX
Experience in the following is a plus: - Cloud technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker, OpenStack, Kafka)
- Modern web technologies, frameworks and languages (e.g. TypeScript, Angular, RxJS, reactive programming) Our benefits
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. 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 September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | 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.