Senior Front End Engineer, Vice President - Aladdin Studio
Description About this role What is the Aladdin Product Group?
At the heart of BlackRock, the largest investment management firm in the world, is the Aladdin Product Group. As engineers, we work with the industry's thought leaders to build forward-looking products that shape the financial markets. We build tools that manage trillion dollars in assets, support millions of financial instruments, and process financial transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide.
The core of our product success lies within Aladdin being an exceptional platform for our clients. To do so, our technology leaders develop outstanding software with empathy and purpose for our users. Since its inception, Aladdin has fueled the firm's commercial success. The question that we are asking ourselves today is: how do we continue to revolutionize Aladdin through to the next wave of innovation? Business Unit Overview:
Aladdin is the enterprise investment platform used by BlackRock and our clients to manage trillions of dollars in holdings across multifaceted asset classes at locations around the world. The Aladdin Studio team develops our core technology platform including our messaging infrastructure, data services, developer tools, and data science platform. Our mission is to evolve Aladdin as a platform, open up its architecture, and transform its design and ease-of-use.
To that end, the Aladdin Studio team is integral to this mission as we are developing a world-class digital experience to help developers of all types build faster and more effectively on top of and within Aladdin. We are the home for developers building on the Aladdin platform delivering an integrated application where you can discover data, build your own financial applications, and access industry-leading content, documentation, and insights - all delivered through a design-forward and client-centric experience. Role Description:
We are looking for experienced full-stack engineers with a focus on front-end development. If you are passionate about harnessing the latest web technologies to build sleek user interfaces that deliver seamless and connected user experiences, then this could be the right next career move for you.
As a F ront-end Engineer,
you will work closely with a team of elite developers within the Aladdin Studio UI team. Every day you will utilize cutting-edge technologies to build the next generation of financial technology applications. Ideally, you will be someone who loves to operate at the intersection of technology and design; with demonstrable skill in partnering with product managers, designers, and other engineers to develop a suite of tools that our clients can use to both access and innovate with financial data from research through to production. With a growing demand to build out custom, bespoke workflows, the team's goal is to provide users with a seamless, tailored experience across a number of priority workflows; including (but not limited to) manipulating financial data for official reporting, developing models that will inform trading and investment decisions, and automating everyday financial and operational tasks. Key Responsibilities:
Work with a team of engineers to build out modern and elegant frontend tools, partnering with the UX and product teams to understand and influence the product roadmap
Ensure code quality and interface reliability by adhering to internal standards and thoroughly testing applications.
Find opportunities to improve the accessibility, performance, and stability of our interfaces.
Mentor team members on forward-thinking approaches to front-end development, testing standards, and implementing a DevOps approach
Deliver all software via Agile methodologies and take an active role in Scrum-based ceremonies.
Collaborate with the data, compute, cloud, and API teams across the broader Aladdin Studio engineering community to optimize value and meet our timelines.
5+ years of experience building user interface components using a modern web stack (e.g., React, Angular, Vue, etc.), preferably using TypeScript.
5+ years hands-on experience developing complex enterprise software systems.
Strong Object-Oriented Programming skills and experience (e.g., Golang, Python, Java, etc. ) .
Experience working with varied data platforms including relational, key-value and index-based tools
Passion for driving continuous refinement in architecture, testing, and version control.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Experience with containers, Kubernetes, and scale data tools (esp. Snowflake) is a plus
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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