Director, Engineering Lead, APG Alternatives - Invest Director, Engineering Lead, APG Alternatives -  …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Director, Engineering Lead, APG Alternatives - Invest
About this role
BlackRock's Aladdin Alternatives Engineering team is responsible for building the world's leading end-to-end alternative investment management software and solutions.

The combination of eFront with Aladdin will set a new standard in investment and risk management technology, vastly expanding Aladdin's alternatives capabilities and providing a whole-portfolio technology solution to clients.

Invest is a web-based, end-to-end software solution that streamlines alternative investment management, from operational and portfolio management to performance evaluation and reporting, ensuring that users have complete transparency into every level of their investments.

Do you have demonstrated success delivering impact and commercial outcomes in private markets? Then, we want you! We are looking for a lead engineer that can step up to the challenge. We are passionate about delivering state of the art technology to our users in a scalable and resilient manner, coupled with a great user experience.

We are a team that recognizes strength comes from diversity and embrace technical expertise and curiosity equally. We are focused on delivering commercial outcomes and are passionate about building outstanding products. You are a strong leader with a track record of leading a distributed team.

As the Engineering Lead you will:
  • Lead one of the engineering teams to triumph across multiple high-visibility firm initiatives within Aladdin private markets
  • Work in partnership with our product managers, internal users and Clients to execute a product and technical roadmap
  • Deliver the features that will distinguish Invest in the market and ultimately enhance our client's experience with BlackRock
  • Become an expert in the BlackRock user/provider model and develop deep technical expertise of the Aladdin platform
  • Grow your technical knowledge and leadership skills to become one of the most productive technology teams at BlackRock; be an inspiring leader across the entire engineering organization
What you'll need:
  • Specialist knowledge of private markets. You will have experience working with different private market asset classes and delivering technology across the whole value chain, from Client to Investor to operations.
  • Several years' worth of experience in running Agile teams and can show your passion to improve yourself and your squads
  • Successful deliveries of technology focused products through the entire product development lifecycle
  • Showcase high-level designs & blueprints along with the business value that these have achieved in your past experience
  • Deep experience taking technical designs and translating them into measurable stories for your squad
  • In-depth experience in building web applications from front-end to back-end
  • Experience working with cloud technologies and leading providers
  • Goal setting, in alignment with Business, Technology and BlackRock goals
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience running a globally diverse engineering team
Who you are:
  • You are passionate about modern engineering practice and see it as your mission to advocate for engineering culture
  • You know how to influence decision-making - at all levels and across contexts - within the organization
  • You enjoy rolling up your sleeves and getting into the details when vital, and you persevere where others do not
  • Excited to mentor engineers and driving towards engineering and business deliveries perfection
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, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.
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