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Analytics & Modeling - Financial Modeling Analyst

Gurgaon, India
Closing date
May 30, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

The Analytics & Modeling business is responsible for all analytics technology across the Aladdin platform. We research, develop, and implement state-of-the-art quantitative models used to assess financial risk across fixed income, equities, derivatives, and alternative products.

There are two groups within Analytics & Modeling - the Financial Modeling Group ("FMG") and the Portfolio Analytics Group ("PAG"). This role is to join the Financial Modeling Group. FMG is responsible for researching, developing, and implementing state-of-the-art quantitative models used to assess financial risk across fixed income, equities, derivatives, and alternative products. We deliver analytics and tools that enable portfolio and risk managers to make informed and efficient decisions to maximize the value and control risk profile of each client's portfolio on Aladdin. We use the expertise of our model researchers and our engineers, along with the collective intelligence of our partners across BlackRock and our client community, to deliver quantitative solutions and insights to help analyze investments and manage risk.

The Financial Modeling Group contains teams in the following areas:

  • Quantitative Modeling
    • Research and development of financial models underpinning risk management analytics
  • Quantitative Engineering
    • Implement and maintain financial model software and risk analytics platforms

Our team is known for:
  • Building advanced models used in portfolio and risk management in the space of rates and derivatives, structured products, corporate credit, equities, and alternatives
  • Contributing to the BlackRock's technology platform by implementing security and portfolio analytic models on Aladdin
  • Providing solutions to global portfolio management teams to construct portfolios that are consistent with specified risk and performance objectives, and efficiently address liquidity related limitations
  • Providing critical independent thought leadership
  • Holding unbiased insights into financial markets and portfolios
  • Maintaining integrity as a fiduciary to clients

Our team partners with:

Portfolio Managers, Risk Managers, Product Strategists, Portfolio Consultants, Software Engineers, COOs of Investment teams and many others, as well as the external Aladdin client community

What will you do as an analyst?
  • Build and implement new and improved quantitative and statistical models for Corporate Credit on the Aladdin platform
  • Engineer next-generation data and model platforms using cutting-edge technologies
  • Apply quantitative and analytical skills to solve business problems and fulfill client requests
  • Communicate sophisticated models to clients and end users with varying technical backgrounds
  • Build financial and statistical knowledge while improving quantitative skills
  • Contribute to high-profile projects that advance BlackRock's top strategic priorities

What capabilities are we looking for, but are not required:
  • Knowledge of finance, econometrics, statistical analysis, or advanced math
  • Experience with Python, R or other language / technologies
  • Problem solving
  • Technical curiosity

Your learning & development will include:

You will develop expertise in multiple core areas that will serves as the foundation for your career including:
  • Financial markets and investment products
  • Quantitative modeling
  • Technology
  • The Aladdin Platform


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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