Associate, Application Engineer

Budapest, Hungary
Jun 02, 2023
Jun 16, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Your team

Do you want to shape the future of financial technology?

The Platform Engineering division architects and builds the fabric that underpins Aladdin, an operating system for investment managers that seeks to connect the information, people and technology needed to manage money in real time. Aladdin is used both internally and externally by many financial institutions. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making and build a connective tissue for thousands of users investing worldwide.

The Foundational Services team, is part of the Platform Engineering and is responsible for evolving the strategic environment for Aladdin Applications, by designing and developing the core infrastructure layers of Aladdin including Data Layer, Aladdin Messaging Services, Aladdin Desktop Experience, the Aladdin API Gateway, Aladdin Compute Farm and plays a key role in moving the services into k8s containerized space.

Your role and impact

We are looking for a strong developer for Foundational Services team with C++ skills. You will be exposed to different components and technologies across the Foundational Services landscape. A successful candidate should demonstrate an attention to detail and a desire to understand the technology at a very deep level and ability to learn new things.

We encourage our developers to be involved from inception of projects, understand requirements, architect, develop, deploy, and maintain applications. Typically they work in a multi-disciplinary squad(we follow Agile!) which involves partnering with program and product managers to expand product offering based on business demands.

Your responsibilities

This could range from changing CI/CD pipelines in Azure, integration of components in Kubernetes, migration to docker - to upgrading core libraries for new features, providing first class production support to our operational teams.

You have
  • At least 3+ years of experience with strong understanding of C++ (preferably C++17 and CMake)
  • Experience in high performance software development on Linux with specific experience to develop platform libraries/services: database abstraction abstraction, messaging systems, compute grids etc.
  • Good Understand design patterns.
  • Good communications skills, proven track record of working well in a team both locally and globally
  • Passionate about learning, sharing knowledge, and working with a diverse team of engineers of varying levels of experience
  • Experience in Agile methodology
Useful skills /technologies
  • gRPC/Protobuf
  • Kafka
  • Vault
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; 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 hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently 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. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.
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