Company Name : Blackrock
Job Title : Aladdin Product Group – Developer – Associate
Job Function : Technology
Location : Asia Pacific-India-Gurgaon
Job Function : Accounting/Finance/Tax
Organization : Tech & Ops-APG-Core Data
Requisition ID – 162283
The responsibilities of this position consist in providing high-quality data services to the Active Data Engineering team’s many customers (Scientific Active Equity, Model Based Fixed Income, Global Allocation, Index Equity, iShares, Model Portfolio Solutions, Fundamental Active Equity, Rick and Quantitative Analytics, Financial Modeling Group etc…). This includes but it is not limited to:
Developing new data products. The Active Data team develops data products on Aladdin whenever possible, but also supports research-oriented data products alongside Aladdin. The development of new data products is conducted in close partnership with business sponsors. The data product lifecycle starts with the collection of requirements from business partners and the formulation detailed specifications. The product is then built, tested and eventually run in production. The Data Engineering team uses a combination of traditional technologies and programming languages such as Java, Python, Perl, Informatica Power Center as well in-house custom-built tools. It is increasingly leveraging Big Data technologies such as Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, or Hive.
Supporting existing data products from a content and process standpoint. Participating in production support activities, insuring that data processes are stable and deliver the expected content to downstream processes and applications. Troubleshooting issues and insuring timely and transparent resolution is paramount.
Experience in data management and data integration projects:
Some experience working with financial data
Excellent analytical, mathematical and problem solving skills
Strong initiative and a thirst for knowledge in finance, business or accounting are required.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment on multiple concurrent projects.
Technical skills required include:
Some database experience (SQL, DDL/DML, performance tuning, data modeling).
NoSQL / Distributed data store technologies like HDFS, Apache Cassandra.
Working with structured/un-structured data, file parsing, web scraping
Hands-on experience with full SDLC.
Good understanding of UNIX/LINUX environments.
Some experience with Java/J2EE development team using Spring, Multi-threading and messaging protocols is a plus.
About Us :
BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm*, and our business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us.
We work only for our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them insight about what to do with their money and the products and services that can help them plan for a better financial future.
That’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.