Data Engineering Associate - ATL

Employer
BlackRock
Location
Atlanta, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 30, 2022
Closes
Jul 17, 2022
Ref
15646490
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

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.
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.
Technology & Operations
Technology & Operations is the backbone for both the client lifecycle and the investment lifecycle. The group's Follow the Sun Model ensures that the firm's operations are consistent and efficient across all investment products, client channels and regions, helping to deliver a superior client experience and drive scalability. Technology & Operations is driven by a global network of Operating Centers of Excellence, which centralizes knowledge and equips support teams with the data and timely information needed to innovate and deliver on behalf of internal partners and clients.

BlackRock's Technology & Enterprise Service Group aims to provide BlackRock Employees with robust technology infrastructure and strategic workplace solutions to deliver a consistent employee experience around the world, while handling information security and data integrity. Teams aligned to support the firm's functions.
As a Data Engineer Associate, you will:
  • Participate in the full lifecycle of ETL software development - analysis, design, build, documentation, and testing.
  • Drive the onboarding and attribution of newly acquired data sets into our database environment; manage all aspects of the loading process; supervise attribution throughout the process and identify ways to optimize the process each cycle
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve data discrepancies by finding the root cause of issues; work with partners across various multi-functional teams to prevent future occurrences
  • Proactively look for opportunities to optimize the data loading structure and develop innovative approaches to improve the onboarding and integrity of the data
  • Provide basic reporting and respond to inquiries asking for insights about the data sets from senior partners, in a timely fashion
  • Create and execute unit tests on all solutions, work with Data analysts and QA engineers to ensure product and integrations tests are complete.
  • Work with the release manager, data analysts, and prod ops team to ensure solutions are well tested, production ready and well documented.
What You'll Need:
  • 5-8 years of experience in the financial services sector, preferably at a top-tier asset manager, investment bank, or management consulting in a data-driven role, or at a technology firm
  • Strong multi-functional experience in data management, on-boarding, and attribution of large data sets
  • Ability to interpret data to help in strategic decision making and demonstrable problem-solving, quantitative, and analytical skills, strategic and creative thinking
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in writing and verbally; to senior management as well as outside audiences
  • Experience in working on long-term projects and iterative development cycles where constant improvement is expected
  • Able to work optimally under pressure and in a rapidly changing environment to meet deadlines
  • Focused attention to detail and high standards for quality and accuracy in his/her work product
  • Professional, positive demeanor
  • Collaborative, team-oriented, service-oriented
  • Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, or related field preferred
  • 4-8 year's experience in Big data/Stream data related technologies with Apache Spark (Core, SQL, and Streaming) using Python is required. Proficiency with Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS etc.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience working with no-SQL databases like Cassandra, MongoDB etc is required. Experience in relational databases in data modeling and development with demonstrated strength in SQL, and stored procedures is helpful.
  • Preferable to have Informatica development experience.
  • Preferable to have some experience with Microsoft Azure.

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

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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