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Aladdin Sustainability Lab, Software Engineer, Vice President

Gurgaon, India
Closing date
Apr 5, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Your team:
Come join a diverse and collaborative group of engineers within the Aladdin Sustainability Lab (ASL). As a member of the ASL, you will be working with climate scientists and ESG experts to develop the capabilities and products in sustainability for our investors. The Lab brings research and modeling, analytics, product management, design and engineering teams together to build the best-in-class climate models and software to manage risk associated on climate and ESG in asset management.

The engineering team is responsible to develop the APIs, UIs and data solutions that deliver these exciting new products to investors at BlackRock, the many financial institutions who use Aladdin and importantly the communities they serve. The team is also responsible to build next generation of climate analytics platform to allow researchers to run their models with large compute. If you're interested in working on a world class tech stack to design, prototype, and iterate solutions as part of dynamic team. Come join us to make a real contribution to Blackrock's green mission!

Positions are available in Gurgaon and New York.

Your role:
We are looking for a software engineer to work on Blackrock's sustainability initiative. The focus is to develop APIs and/or UIs on Sustainability. There are massive climate datasets and analytics available, and we want to find the best way to deliver invaluable contents to the users in the most digestible format. You will work closely with our product managers, UI designers, and other software engineers. The product you will be working on will be delivered as part of Aladdin, a technology platform serving many asset managers and financial institutions. Your work will be visible not only to BlackRock but also community of Aladdin users.

  • You participate in a scaled agile team - sprint grooming, product increments, retrospectives, demos, and actively share knowledge across the team.
  • You write high-quality code across the full-stack with major focus on the UI.
  • You review pull requests and give feedback to help the team grow.
  • Grow yourself, be better every single day, we are always learning.
  • You speak up when identifying issues and roadblocks.
  • Grow the team: we measure ourselves by how fast we bring new team members up to speed.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or engineering preferred.
  • 6+ years hands-on experience in Java, Angular and/or Java script.
  • Practical knowledge and experience of code refactoring, test-driven development/automation, software optimization, performance tuning, building tools and testing frameworks.
  • Experience with climate and ESG related products or financial software will be a plus.
  • Experience in gRPC, Protobuff and Swagger is a plus
  • Basic understanding of cloud technology such as K8s, docker, file storage (S3 or Azure File) and Snowflake data platform.
  • Project and issue tracking systems, ideally Azure DevOps
  • Effective communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) are required.

About BlackRock:
Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

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's mission is to create a better financial future for our clients. We have a responsibility to be the voice of the investor, and we represent each client fairly and equally. Constant communication with a diverse team of partners strengthens us and delivers better results for our clients. Continuous innovation helps us bring the best of BlackRock to our clients. BlackRock offers a range of solutions - from 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. 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.

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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