Associate/Analyst, Software Engineer

Mumbai, India
Sep 08, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About BlackRock

Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Would you thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance? We know how important it is to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively motivate your involvement in our success. With over $10 trillion of assets, we have an outstanding responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.
Role Summary

BlackRock Index Services (BIS) is responsible for the design, development, and administration of Fixed Income Equity & Multi-Asset class indices used by both internal and external clients. Our success hinges on producing highly accurate, best-of-breed indices in a timely manner.

BIS is looking for an experienced Software Engineer (Associate) to contribute to the development of our next generation Index Calculation, Simulation & Delivery platform.
Role Expectations
  • This role will be responsible for all aspects of software development, testing & support by harnessing modern development technologies
  • You are passionate about multiple aspects of enterprise software development - Performance, Scale, Resilience, Usability and Maintainability.
  • As a key member of the engineering team, you will be encouraged and empowered to bring your ideas forward to help craft our technology roadmap & solutions.
  • Become a strong member of our globally distributed and diverse team
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams of Product Management, Equity/Fixed Income Research, Platform Engineering, Data Operations & Production and Program Management to deliver innovative Indices
  • You are a well-organized engineer with strong attention to detail and an uncompromising approach to quality
  • Convert high level Architecture to Component design & convert this design to high quality software
  • Respond to technical questions from clients and perform ad-hoc analyses when needed to support and substantiate the response
  • You have a zeal for automating the complete software lifecycle - development, testing, deployment & production operations
  • You are enthusiastic about refactoring existing code to align with newer technology stacks and architectural patterns
Experience and Skills
  • B.S./MS (or equivalent) in a STEM subject area with 4 to 8 years of experience in Enterprise Software Development
  • Strong experience with Java technology stack (Spring, JDBC, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, Maven, Jenkins, JUnit)
  • Strong development skills in Core and Enterprise Java using multi-threading and networking frameworks
  • Python development experience with good knowledge of numerical / statistics / ML packages such as pandas, numpy, scipy and cvxpy is desirable
  • Good understanding of SQL & NoSQL Database concepts, with experience on Oracle / Sybase / Snowflake / Cassandra is desirable
  • Experience with development of ETL solutions / Object Relational mapping (ORM) solutions is desirable
  • Experience with development of ReSTful Webservices using HTTP-JSON / gRPC is desirable
  • Experience with cloud native development (Kubernetes, Docker) and Cloud Platform like Microsoft Azure is desirable
  • Experience with Distributing Computing Technologies like Apache Ignite/ Hazelcast is desirable
  • Experience with Open source publish-subscribe frameworks like Apache Kafka is desirable
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks like Angular & React is desirable
  • Proven understanding & knowledge of Unix/Linux and related infrastructure
  • Good understanding of fundamental Data Structures & Algorithms.
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design Patterns
  • Outstanding problem solving and fixing skills and perseverance to identity Root cause of any problem
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment and with related technologies (Git, JIRA, ADO, Azure Pipelines)
  • Understanding of Equity / Fixed Income / Real Estate Investment & Trading ecosystem
  • Candidates with knowledge of Equity / Fixed Income / Real Estate indices will be given preference
  • Experience with BlackRock Aladdin platform & Dashboard technologies is a huge plus
  • Experience implementing solutions that collaborate with financial industry business partners is highly desirable:
  • Data providers such as Bloomberg, Reuters, FT Interactive Data, Factset, Rimes
  • Index vendors such as MSCI, S&P, Barclays, JP Morgan
  • Trading, Clearing and Funds Transfer messaging networks such as SWIFT, FIX, FICC/DTC, MarketAxess

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.

Our hybrid work pilot

BlackRock's current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what's important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our "One BlackRock" culture means you'll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work - wherever you are.

The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.
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