Aladdin Wealth Tech, Associate

Mumbai, India
Jan 07, 2022
Feb 06, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

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 $8.6 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 March 31, 2021, the firm has 16,000 employees in 68 cities and 38 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) is uniquely positioned to address the industry's risk management, portfolio construction and financial technology demands. The various business departments within BRS are focused on providing clients with highly scalable portfolio analytics & risk management, liability-driven investing & pension solutions, and regulatory advice & balance sheet strategy. BRS offers clients customized solutions powered by Aladdin, BlackRock's proprietary risk management system.

The Aladdin Wealth team within BRS is bringing the same risk capabilities used by BlackRock's investment teams and sophisticated institutional clients worldwide to the wealth management industry and retail investors, equipping clients with model construction capabilities, risk monitoring tools, and portfolio construction & analytics. Aladdin Wealth partners with clients to help them lead their enterprise risk, building better portfolios, improving their value proposition, and institutionalizing their investment process.

Position Description:

The Associate will join the Aladdin Wealth Enterprise team in Mumbai. Associate will be an integral part of the team and take responsibility for servicing our clients across a range of activities including analytics support, product management, and implementation of Aladdin capabilities.

  • Work with the global Aladdin Wealth team to help implement new clients on the Aladdin Wealth platform. This includes understanding a client's business requirements and working with them to set up a process that helps generate risk analytics through an overnight process.
  • Lead technology initiatives with-in the team helping to grow the Aladdin Wealth product, as well as achieve scalability and efficiency in the team's operations
  • Develop understanding of BlackRock's proprietary risk models and lead risk reviews on security/portfolio level for client reviews and POCs
  • Develop an understanding of client implementation processes from prospecting to go-live stage and provide regular support and servicing post-implementation
  • Manage complex projects with efficiency while ensuring client delivery with reduced execution risk.

Skills/ Requirements:
  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in a risk analytics/wealth management technology role
  • B.E./B.Tech/MBA from a top university
  • Basic understanding of at least one programming language
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • A passion to learn about financial markets and products
  • Basic understanding of financial products such as bonds and equities an advantage
  • Progress towards professional certifications like CFA/FRM is a plus

  • Good Spoken and Written Communication skills, should be able to converse freely with global counterparts
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and an ability to identify problems, design, and articulate solutions, and implement change
  • Deliver high level of service through responsiveness and accuracy & has an eye for detail
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work with changing priorities
  • Enjoys a dynamic and high-intensity start-up like environment
  • Able to self-study and motivate and learn new concepts with minimal mentorship
  • Work with teams in multi-office, multi-country environment across several time zones
  • Project Management, Stakeholder Management and People management skill
  • Flexibility in shift timings

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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