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Software Engineer - Java/Python (Analyst)

Gurgaon, India
Closing date
Apr 5, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About Team:

The Global Accounting and Product Services group (GAAPS) is one of the core functions within the Business Operations Group at BlackRock. GAAPS is responsible for Institutional and Commingled fund accounting, Fund Board management, Portfolio & Regulatory Compliance, Transfer Agent and operational infrastructure oversight for BlackRock's commingled funds (registered and unregistered). In addition, the teams also support Latin America Business Operations, strategic fund conversions, vendor oversight and product lifecycle events.

The role sits in the Technology and Development Operations (TDO) team, within the GAAPS COO function, specifically focusing on the design, development, and execution of tactical and strategic solutions for the wider GAAPS community. We must develop a keen understanding of the functions within GAAPS to better comprehend the challenges faced by these functions. Key responsibilities of the role include the following:
  • Design, develop, and deliver robust technology solutions to the organization's sophisticated problems
  • Play a key role in growing the core offering of the Aladdin Compliance and Accounting platforms
  • Make autonomous decisions on which platform solutions best fit the business problem presented
  • Drive engagement with partners to ensure that proper business requirements are established
  • Build relationships with other internal technology teams to ensure familiarity with all potential technology solutions while also holding them accountable for capturing and measuring business benefits
Development Value:
  • Enhancement of skills including building a solid understanding of BlackRock's proprietary software platform, Aladdin
  • Responsibility and ownership of projects
  • Familiarization with the complete fund accounting and trading lifecycle
  • Exposure to accounting, financial reporting, alternative investing, portfolio, and regulatory compliance functions
  • Exposure to global regulatory regimes and jurisdictions
  • Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Java, Python, VBA) as well as strong SQL and database knowledge, and application design platforms (e.g., Angular, Flask)
  • Developing strong and positive relationships with internal and external partners
  • Interest in the investment management industry and investment products
  • Familiarity with Robotic Process Automation (RPA), e.g., Blue Prism
  • Familiarity with the no code/low code application Unqork
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools, e.g., Splunk, Tableau, Power BI
  • A firm grasp of the trade lifecycle is valuable in understanding the role

  • Identification of risk or gaps in a process and implementing plans to resolve
  • Researching, problem solving, and process re-engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Dedicated and pragmatic approach to issue resolution
  • Ability to convey sophisticated concepts simply and clearly


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 model

BlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. 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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