Client Enablement Associate

Employer
BlackRock
Location
Gurgaon, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 28, 2022
Closes
Jun 12, 2022
Ref
15103762
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

About this role

Data & Analytics Solutions within the Data & AI pillar of Technology & Operations drives the continuous transformation of Aladdin's enterprise data platform in support of BlackRock's best-in-class risk management analytics products and our growing community of Aladdin clients.

Role Description

Data & Analytics Solution manages Aladdin's analytics data assets, leads data onboarding and solutions delivery for BlackRock businesses and Aladdin clients and enhances and optimizes the data platform for the continuously evolving demands of investors, risk managers, regulators, and global operations teams.

The team brings together client and index data expertise, market data and analytics domain knowledge, data science and engineering know-how, modern data management technology, and a team-oriented culture to deliver "One BlackRock" to our clients.

An analyst or associate will have exposure to client engagements, multi-asset class risk models, and tech transformation programs to push the boundary of our operation scale.

Responsibilities:

Range of responsibilities could include:
  • Lead new client implementation projects for Data & AI. Partner with BlackRock Solutions (BRS) to engage with clients on requirements analysis and drive the on-boarding activities including market data subscription mgmt., client data ETL, and custom enterprise risk reporting
  • Develop relationships with external data providers including, but not limited to custodians, investment managers, index vendors, and other institutional data providers
  • Train clients on Security Master responsibilities while loading and reviewing client holdings for coverage across public and private securities
  • Stay abreast of new and evolving market and business requirements to ensure alignment of analytics data management priorities
  • Partner with financial modeling teams on model deployment agenda, testing, and the client validation process to enhance user adoption of BlackRock Solution's quantitative models and analytics
  • Partner with multi-functional teams to implement emerging analytics products and design contents, such as climate and private credit analytics
  • Provide analytics data and platform expertise in response to evolving business needs, market events, regulatory changes, and new financial products and ensure new content meets business requirements and our data quality policy
  • Design data quality checks and performance metrics to assess data health, detect deficiencies, identify analytics model and platform improvement opportunities

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree, with preference to business fields such as Finance, Accounting, or Economics, or technical degrees such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering with 5 to 9 years of relevant work experience
  • A "Student of the Markets" mentality: Intellectually curious and a passion for learning about the global financial markets, the investment management business, and risk management analytics
  • Relentless desire for understanding how processes work. Creativity in solving unconventional problems. An entrepreneurial drive to learn new skills and data technologies.
  • Strong analytical skills: An ability to acquire knowledge about Aladdin's proprietary models, including fixed income analytics, multi-asset investment analytics, value-at-risk (VaR), and performance attribution
  • An outstanding teammate able to work in an innovative and fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with an ability to convey complex concepts simply and clearly to different audiences
  • Track record of successfully completing large projects and delivering scalable solutions
  • Comfort with technical tools such as SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebook, Unix commands, Hadoop, Spark SQL, Tableau, and etc.
  • Knowledgeable of fixed income, equity, and derivative instruments, a plus
  • Experience with Aladdin or other investment management platform, a plus

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | 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.

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