About this role
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management, and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. BlackRock currently has more than $5 trillion AUM and approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets.
This is an opportunity to work within the ETF and Index Investing Group; this group produces iShares®; the world’s most comprehensive family of exchange-traded products. We are seeking a self-motivated, hardworking developer to complement our Global Analytics team.
The mandate of this team is to create commercially driven tools, underscored by rigorous research, and aligned with our front office needs. Our Global team contains finance professionals, researchers, quants, computer scientists and data analytics engineers. Our unique team structure enables taking innovative and commercially relevant ideas, prototyping them rapidly, and commercializing them – all within one team. We do so by using the vast array of tools and data available and augmenting with specialized applications suited for rapid prototyping. The team is highly sought after to solve data and analytically intensive challenges and present them in intuitive and visually compelling ways.
The team is looking for an ambitious hands-on software engineer to work on an exciting Core Analytics platform that powers our client toolsets. Working with a global team you will be part of an outstanding group of engineers setting, evolving the technology direction of our upcoming suite of applications for Client Analytics. You will be passionate about all aspects of enterprise software development – performance, security, usability, and maintainability. As a key member of our engineering team, you will be encouraged to bring your ideas forward to help shape the technical solutions. Hence you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be very comfortable presenting your ideas to senior leaders. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to engage and deliver change on a global scale.
The successful applicant will be responsible for developing our web user interface and micro-services that enabling our business to scale, reach more clients, and drive our growth. The ideal candidate has experience in web user interface and backend services development and is prepared to scale their own responsibilities along with the company.
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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