Software Engineering Vice President Software Engineering Vice President …

in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Wilmington, DE, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Software Engineering Vice President

About this role

BIS Senior Software Engineer (Vice President)
Role Summary
BlackRock Index Services (BIS) is responsible for the design, development, and administration of ETF, Fixed Income and Equity indices used by both internal and external clients. Our success hinges on producing highly accurate, best-of-breed indices.

BIS is looking for an experienced software engineer eager to innovate and overcome complex challenges. An engineer looking to work in the areas of data pipelines, discovery, storage, distribution, distributed computation, consumption, and infrastructure is an ideal candidate.

Role Responsibilities
  • Platform Engineering
  • Define and implement target architecture
  • Coordinate implementation with the broader team
  • Lead by example through hands-on coding and development
  • Improve data engineering and modeling in collaboration with Researchers
  • Review and optimize existing data products
  • Build a roadmap for scalable, future state improvements
  • Product Engineering, closely working with the Research team
  • Optimize machinery used to build data universes and indices
  • Hands-on design and development of new data and products
  • Production Engineering, in partnership with the Production team
  • Review, optimize and automate existing processes to achieve maximum output quality at scale.
  • Help promote and implement a best-in-class framework for SDLC within the Self-Indexing team
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with internal technology teams to ensure BIS optimally uses central services and ensure compatibility of platform with the firm's strategic technology choices.
  • Participate in the assessment of data and analytical products offered by external providers to ensure the platform remains current and optimized.
Experience and Skills
  • M.S. (or equivalent) in Computer Science
  • Experience handling complex technology projects
  • Strong Unix/Linux knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience running Unix applications and related infrastructure
  • Strong SQL / Database design knowledge
  • Robust object-oriented design pattern knowledge and implementation experience using Java, Python or Go
  • Extensive development experience ideally in Python, Java and/or Go
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment and with related technologies (Git, JIRA, ADO)
  • Experience supporting complex enterprise workflows
  • Experience supporting quantitative researchers
  • ETL experience (~5 years)
  • Familiarity with datasets typically used to support quantitative financial investments
  • Some experience with the development and/or support of equity indices is a major plus
  • Travel : No
  • Direct Reports: Yes
  • Licenses: No

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.

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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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