Associate, Data Engineering Associate, Data Engineering …

BlackRock
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jan 20
Not Specified
BlackRock
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Jan 20
Not Specified
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

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.

Our Stack

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing, coding, testing, and supporting reliable, robust software applications and services with high-quality standards. 
  • Participating actively in cross-functional feature requirements gathering, design, and implementation.
  • Collaborating with product management on the right units of work to include in each development sprint.
  • Performing code reviews and providing timely feedback to other engineers.
  • Candidate should have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to make decisions quickly in consultation with team members and subject matter experts.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • Senior Engineer with 3+ years of professional software development experience in an Agile SDLC.
  • A good understanding of object-oriented programming, algorithms, data structures and design patterns.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a global team-environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and learn quickly.
  • Curious to explore emerging technologies and learn new things.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks like React, Angular, NodeJS, Typescript preferred.
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, JQuery, etc
  • Experience in Java, Kotlin, Go, C++, C#, or equivalent OOP.
  • Experience in cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 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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