Full Stack Developer , Associate
BlackRock
Gurgaon, Haryana, IN
4d ago

About this role

Are you interested in building innovative technology that shapes the financial markets? Do you like working at the speed of a startup, but want to solve some of the world’s most complex problems?

Do you want to work with, and learn from, hands-on leaders in technology and finance?

At BlackRock, we are looking for Software Engineers who like to innovate and solve complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

With over USD $6 trillion of assets, we have an exceptional responsibility : our technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.

Being a developer at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds : working for one of the most advanced financial companies and being part of a software development team responsible for next-

generation technology and solutions.

The position is for a Software Engineer within the Investment Systems Construction Services Development team. The Construction Services team works closely with Portfolio Managers globally to build and deliver solutions to automate investment workflows across various asset classes (fixed income, equities, derivatives, FX, etc.

and management styles (active / passive). The team is in the process of building the next generation portfolio management systems which feature the latest technologies including a web front end using Angular and a distributed in-

memory computing platform using Apache Ignite. In addition, the team is also building automation systems that will trigger order generating algorithms based on PM defined rules.

The team is spread across 4 offices globally - New York, San Francisco, Gurgaon, and London.

You are :

  • Curious and eager to learn new things, with a healthy disrespect for the status quo
  • Willing to embrace work outside of your comfort zone, and open to guidance from others; you make mistakes, but learn from them
  • Passionate about technology, with personal ownership for the work you do
  • Data-focused, with an eye for the details that matter to solve the problem
  • We are :

  • Passionate about building quality software and scaling technology to meet the needs of tomorrow
  • Building solutions for BlackRock and over 100 organizations who use our technology
  • Developing in Java, Python, Cassandra, Kafka, Apache Ignite, Angular, and many others
  • Committed to open source, and contributing back to the community
  • Writing testable software every day, with a focus on incremental innovation
  • You have :

  • 4 - 6 years of hands-on experience developing complex enterprise software systems.
  • B.S. / M.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline
  • Experience building UI components using latest in web technologies (e.g. React, Angular) and languages (e.g. TypeScript)
  • Strong OO skills and design patterns knowledge and implementation experience using one or more object-oriented languages (e.
  • g. Java, C / C++, Python)

  • Experience developing and working with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Sybase)
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience adhering to software development life cycle best practices including test-driven development (TDD), unit testing discipline, agile development, and CI / CD strategies.
  • An ability to translate real business problems into technical solutions
  • A track record of forging strong relationships and building trusted partnerships through open dialogue and continuous delivery
  • Experience working with teams across different time-zones and countries
  • Experience building cloud-native applications is a plus
  • Experience developing large-scale distributed software systems and streaming systems using open source distributed frameworks (e.g. Ignite) is a plus
  • Experience developing using NoSQL and distributed storage technologies (e.g. Cassandra, HBase) is a plus
  • Want to learn more?

    For 30 years, to drive innovation, BlackRock has bought great minds together. From the very beginning, technology was leveraged for insight and efficiency to help our businesses better understand their client’s objectives.

    BlackRock is accelerating innovation and technology to invest even more in our Aladdin platform and looking for people with a passion for technology and a love of solving complex problems to join our teams.

    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 Twitter : blackrock Blog : LinkedIn : .

    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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