About this role
About the Team
The FutureAdvisor group uses the power of technology to enable everyday families to achieve their financial goals. We are passionate about building the best possible user experience that empowers end investors to achieve financial success and builds trust with financial advisors to use our product for their clients. We believe in building fast, reliable, intuitive, scalable and robust user experiences. We are metrics driven and use some of the latest technologies like AWS, serverless, React, etc.
The FutureAdvisor group is part of BlackRock’s Aladdin Wealth Technology Organization.
lackRock’s Aladdin Wealth Technology organization is at the center of cutting-edge technologies that serve financial advisors and investors. Aladdin Wealth Technology consolidates BlackRock’s varying products, including iRetire, FutureAdvisor, and Aladdin Risk for Wealth, with marketing and sales teams — with the goal of improving the user experience of its technology products and improving relationships with the advisors who use it.
We use a React and Redux stack on NodeJS, including Flow for Static Typing and Jest for unit tests and completely Docker based continuous deployments. The backend stack is based on AWS, Lambda serverless, API Gateway, DynamoDB and others and we use Kotlin and Python. We also have some legacy services built on Ruby on Rails and MySQL.
About the Position
This position requires solid hands-on programming, creative problem solving, troubleshooting skills, and an enthusiasm for learning. In this role you will partner with other high-caliber software engineers to focus on building the next generation of products and software stack. Focus on rapid prototyping and will work end to end from creating new React apps to writing the serverless architecture on AWS.
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, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
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