Associate Associate …

BlackRock
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jun 21
Competitive
BlackRock
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jun 21
Competitive
Associate
Description

About this role

The Aladdin Wealth Technology team partners with Wealth Management clients to help them lead all aspects of their enterprise risk, build better portfolios, and improve their value proposition to clients. This is achieved by using risk analytics - powered by Aladdin® - to equip Wealth Management clients with model construction capabilities, risk monitoring tools, and portfolio construction & analytics.

Our team
The Aladdin Wealth Technology team is part of the wider BlackRock Solutions (BRS) business. BRS is uniquely positioned to address the industry's risk management, portfolio construction and financial technology demands.

This team was recently founded within BRS and, as a result, the role will evolve over time. However, this will be an exciting opportunity for someone interested in analytics and technology who is looking to learn about the Wealth Management industry and gain experience working with clients.

As an Associate you will
Develop a strong understanding of the Wealth Management industry, financial analytics and technology

Contribute to the build-out of product capabilities, functioning as the internal representative for clients by driving alignment between the Aladdin Wealth offering and client needs

Work with product managers, engineers, and researchers to help craft the product offering and support the development of core Aladdin models and risk systems

Build and deliver technical analyses to help clients better understand Aladdin models and how our offering can be applied their business problems

Help lead client implementations, working to understand their business problems, then design and deliver solutions

Help lead the day-to-day project management of client implementations and ongoing client engagements

Participate in prospective client pitches and be the best representative for the Aladdin Wealth platform

We're looking for individuals who have:

  • Strong fundamental understanding of technology and financial analytics

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey sophisticated concepts simply and clearly to clients

  • The ability to face-off to external clients with solid project management and coordination skills, balancing multiple priorities simultaneously

  • The desire to have a deep understanding of analytics and our clients, applying technology to solve real business needs

  • The ability to thrive under pressure and enjoy a fast-paced environment, as well as set and meet tight deadlines

  • Some experience in software engineering/development (e.g., Python, Java, R, SQL, Unix), as a plus

  • Experience implementing scalable processes, as a plus

  • Experience within the Wealth Management industry, as a plus


We'll give you:

  • The opportunity to work with some of the most sophisticated clients globally whilst learning fundamental financial and technological skills

  • The opportunity to lead client engagements with industry specialists on highly analytical parts of the product offering

  • The opportunity to help shape a constantly evolving product within the FinTech space

  • The opportunity to refine your analytical and client leadership skills

  • The opportunity to grow your technical skillset

  • The opportunity to work across multiple clients and develop relationships with industry specialists

  • The skillset and support network you need for a successful career at BlackRock


BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, 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.

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

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com |  www.blackrock.com/corporate  | Instagram:  @blackrock | 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.
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