Analyst, Applied Analytics

Mumbai, India
Oct 17, 2021
Oct 27, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock Company Description:

BlackRock is one of the world's preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world's capital markets managing $6 trillion worldwide. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs. Headquartered in New York City, as of December 31, 2018, the firm has 14,900 employees in 69 cities and more than 30 countries around the world and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.

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BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with customized solutions to their most complex capital markets driven and investment process challenges. This is accomplished through a combination of proprietary risk analytics and investment systems with the financial markets and business process expertise that comes from being a part of BlackRock, one of the largest participants in the capital markets.

The BRS- Aladdin Wealth Tech team within BlackRock Solutions supports both BlackRock and external BRS clients by providing analytical reporting to help clients understand their portfolio risk, exposures, and performance of portfolios on enterprise-wide levels. To promote higher level of fiduciary standards, Aladdin Wealth builds framework to measure the risk of the underlying investments and deliver both tools and market insights. With a paradigm shift to "building better portfolios", there is a significantly increased need to natively and broadly model "funds" in Aladdin:

1. Evolve the Retail client conversation from product pushing to consultative portfolio construction

2. Provide close to a turnkey solution to asset allocators/owners for assessing the risk of fund investments

3. Gain better intelligence on competitor funds' risk and performance

The Analyst will join the Funds Modeling team in Mumbai under Aladdin Wealth. This team models the exposures of funds in Aladdin and assesses the risk of fund holdings for our clients.


1. Create and maintain risk analytics for a large part of the Mutual Fund and ETF universe across the globe

2. Continuously streamline and automate the funds data management and risk generation process through production and engineering improvements

3. Development and maintenance of scripts in R or Python for data analysis as part of research or ongoing projects

4. Provide ongoing development maintenance of existing application functionality, working closely with the client support teams to address issues that are escalated for resolution.

5. Engage, co-ordinate within a global team on multiple projects in a continuously evolving business environment

6. Follow the Global markets daily to understand how macro-economic factors affect client portfolios' risks and investment decisions


● Under Graduate/Post Graduate Degree - Engineering, Statistics, Business Management or equivalent

● Progress towards CFA / FRM would be an added advantage

Skills/ Requirements:

Industry Related Competencies:

● Strong knowledge of portfolio risk and portfolios management concepts

● Deep understanding of multi-asset portfolios and their pricing and risk characteristics

● Any experience in wealth management and portfolio management services role will be an added advantage

● Strong hands-on experience in Unix and SQL would be an added advantage

● Strong inclination towards learning and implementing newer technologies. Like Python and R

Soft Skills:

● Good Spoken and Written Communication skills to enable working with teams in multi-office, multi-country environment across several time zones

● Deliver high level of service through responsiveness and accuracy & has an eye for detail

● Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and an ability to identify problems, design and articulate solutions, and implement change

● Enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment

● Flexibility of shift timings

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/D/V.

Our benefits

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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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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