Product Management Vice President – Data Engineering Product Management Vice President – Data  …

BlackRock
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Oct 19
Not Specified
BlackRock
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Oct 19
Not Specified
About this role When BlackRock was started in 1988, its founders envisioned a company that combined the best of financial services with powered by technology. BlackRock has become a FinTech platform in the years since – for investment management and technology services for thousands of

About this role

When BlackRock was started in 1988, its founders envisioned a company that combined the best of financial services with powered by technology. BlackRock has become a FinTech platform in the years since – for investment management and technology services for thousands of users around the world. Data is at the heart of everything we do. The DataOps Engineering team is responsible for building and maintaining a ground breaking data platform that provides quality data for to all users of the Aladdin platform, including investors, operations staff, data scientists, Aladdin applications and engineers.

Data is at the core of the Aladdin platform and our ability to consume, store, analyze and gain insight from data is a key component of our competitive advantage. The DataOps Engineering team is responsible for the data ecosystem within BlackRock. Our goal is to provide highly available, consistent data of the highest quality to our clients, while evolving our platform to deliver exponential scale to the firm and powering the future growth of Aladdin. We engineer high performance data pipelines, provide a fabric to discover and consume data and continually evolve our data storage capabilities. We believe in writing small, testable code with a focus on innovation. We are committed to open source and we regularly give back our work to the community.

As a Product Manager in the DataOps Engineering team, you will:

  • Develop deep expertise of our end-to-end pipeline as Product Manager on one or more Squads
  • Innovate, conceptualize, design, and pilot new capabilities to simplify our clients’ business problems
  • Work closely with Systems Engineers, Front-End Developers, Data Scientists, Financial Modelers, Program Managers, Platform Operators, and Client Business Teams to define our product strategy and roadmap
  • Learn new things and have fun as part of an awesome team



What you’ll do

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary squad to drive our data and analytics platform transformation strategy
  • Lead the product strategy for your area of focus
  • Drive visibility and alignment of that product strategy across the organization
  • Drive the execution of that strategy by serving as “product owner” within our agile development process
  • Own sprint prioritization sessions within your squads
  • Champion internal initiatives and drive new “standard methodologies” within the team
  • Lead with a data driven attitude that tracks and measures usage and metrics to inform product strategy and deployment strategy



Who you are

  • You are an expert Product Manager, with strong opinions on best practices
  • Experience with Agile development, and preferably experience implementing it
  • You have experience with data and/or analytic pipelines, in or out of FinTech
  • You are a technologist at heart and curious by nature
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to deliver presentations and communicate up and down an organization
  • You know how to influence decision-making – at all levels and across contexts – within an organization
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, and finding signal from noise
  • You are comfortable rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty when necessary, and you persevere where others do not

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration, including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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 June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 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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