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BlackRock, Inc. | New York, NY
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About this role

Join a high-quality engineering team to design, build and deliver a state of the art Alternatives Investment Management platform, within BlackRock's Aladdin.

The platform runs from deal capture, deal execution, through asset management, portfolio risk analysis to core operational processing. It caters for all private illiquid investments and will complement the existing sophisticated investment management tools for public liquid investments. This rare opportunity will transform the Alternatives investing industry.

This means that the you will learn a huge amount about the entire Alternatives investment process, work with some of the best investors in the industry, and deliver superb software that will be used all around the world at the world's largest Asset Manager, and at the hundreds of institutions that depend on Aladdin.


* 100% engineering
* 100% impact

You will be a Full-stack Engineer in the world's largest and most admired Asset Manager. You will fall in love with the culture, be excited by the challenge, and be passionate about getting things done.

Getting things done means:

* Collaborate: you will contribute in sprints, in demos, and share knowledge in the global team
* Quality code: help write high-quality code across the full-stack to drive product forward
* Continuous improvement: you will review pull requests and give feedback to help the team grow
* Team first: feel a part of an outstanding team through collaboration with tech leads to make stack and architecture decisions, and by bringing a diverse opinion to the discussion
* Grow: be better every single day, through bringing your whole self to work, and being you

Skills we look for:

* Full-stack experience, architecture expertise and DevOps by default
* Committed to code quality, software testing, and CI/CD
* Strong product sense, and obsession with delivering great software
* Demonstrated experience in meaningful roles with big goals and ambitious timelines
* Engaging interpersonal skills, with a passion to share
* Organised and diligent, with a keen eye for details
* Continuously curious, and being a student of technology
* Project experience with:
* Cassandra, Sybase or document based database technologies
* HTML5, Angular, CSS and JavaScript technologies
* Hadoop or other map/reduce technology
* Server side Java
* K8s, docker and cloud fluent
* Project and issue tracking systems, ideally JIRA/Atlassian/GitLab

When you join, we will achieve great things.

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 September 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 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.

About BlackRock, Inc.

BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock) operates as an investment management firm in the United States. As of December 31, 2008, the Company had $1.307 trillion of assets under management (AUM). BlackRock provides diversified investment management services to institutional clients and to individual investors through various investment vehicles. Its investment management services primarily consist of the active management of fixed income, cash management and equity client accounts; the management of a number of open-end and closed-end mutual fund families, and other non-United States equivalent retail products serving the institutional and retail markets, and the management of alternative funds developed to serve various customer needs. In addition, BlackRock provides market risk management, financial markets advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of clients. (Source: 10-K)