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Associate, Angular Front-end Developer

Gurgaon, India
Closing date
Apr 7, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About Role:

At BlackRock we are looking for Software Engineers who like to innovate and solve complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

The Aladdin platform that we build is used by BlackRock investors, and we also sell this to over 100 global financial clients. It is used to invest, protect, and manage trillions of dollars every day. We have an extraordinary responsibility to our clients all over the world, and a complete focus on high-quality product development. Our technology helps millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for education, buy a home, and improve their financial well-being. With our focus on sustainability and ESG in the investment process, Aladdin is increasingly used to help investors build climate-aware sustainable portfolios.

Being a technologist at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most advanced financial companies and being part of a FinTech software development team who build great products using next generation technology and solutions.
You are:
  • Passionate about technology with personal ownership for the work you do
  • Curious and eager to learn new things, and willing to challenge the status quo
  • Love working within a successful team, learning from, and helping others
  • Willing to embrace work outside of your comfort zone, and push boundaries
  • Data and quality focused, with an eye for the details that make great solutions
  • You sometimes make mistakes, but always learn from them
We are:
  • Passionate about building quality software and scalable technology to meet the needs of tomorrow
  • Building solutions for both BlackRock and over 100+ Asset Managers who use our platform
  • Committed to open source, and contributing back to the community
  • Writing testable software every day, with a focus on agile innovation

The position is in the Portfolio Management Engineering team in the Aladdin Product Group. This team is embarking on a greenfield project to transform a mature PM tool set into an integrated persona-based platform with streamlined user workflows and a high degree of automation and scale. The team works closely with BlackRock portfolio managers as well as helping deliver this to external clients.

The team is looking for an ambitious hands-on software developer to work on the foundational framework for the next generation of Aladdin Platform. As a key member of our engineering team, you will be encouraged and empowered to bring your ideas forward to help shape our technology, process, and products. This will help you become a respected and successful player in our diverse team.
Skills and Experience:
  • Proficient in web development (3 - 6 years) and proficient in web frameworks, design patterns, and SDLC: such as Angular 2+, React, typescript, design, development, testing, debugging, and automation techniques
  • Demonstrate an ability to build real-time applications or apps that process large volumes of data yet remain highly responsive even in high-latency environments
  • Experience working with backend engineers, end users, and UX designers when building user interfaces
  • Exposure to whole web stack, including protocols, web client server performance tuning and optimization techniques
  • Experience with the Agile SDLC, with a quality-first mindset and high test-coverage, using test frameworks like Cypress, Mocha, Jest, Karma etc.
  • Experience interfacing with RESTful APIs (and Web Sockets is a plus)
  • Experience with micro frontends and micro services is a plus
  • Passionate about delightful user experience, building high quality, responsive, persona-based UIs to meet the needs of tomorrow
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Experience or a real interest in finance, investment or portfolio management processes, and an ability to translate business problems into technical solutions
  • Experience taking emotional ownership of the design and development of a significant application, system, or key component. Ability to form positive relationships with partnering teams, sponsors, and user groups in a global team environment
  • Keep abreast of current and emerging trends of web platforms and web technologies

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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