About this role
The FMG is a diverse and global team with a keen interest and expertise in all things related to technology and financial analytics. The group is responsible for the research and development of quantitative financial models and tools across many different areas - single-security pricing, prepayment models, risk, return attribution, optimization and portfolio construction, scenario analysis and simulations, etc. - and covering all asset classes. The group is also responsible for the technology platform that delivers those models to our internal partners and external clients, and their integration with Aladdin. FMG conducts leading research on the areas above, delivering state-of-the-art models. FMG publishes applied scientific research frequently, and our members present regularly at leading industry conferences. FMG engages constantly with the sales team in client visits and meetings.
FMG looking for a talented, self-starter software developer who can contribute individually towards the development of portfolio analytics and supporting infrastructure
FMG's Portfolio Modeling Analytics team uses multiple technologies (Java/J2EE, Angular JS, HTML/CSS) and provides a stable, scalable platform with appropriate standards and procedures to support the diverse nature and demands of a wide range of investment teams and clients.
The purpose of this role is of a software developer contributing towards the Portfolio Modeling platform.
o B.E/ B.Tech/ Masters in Computer Science or related field.
o 1-6 Years of solid programming experience.
o Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and learn quickly.
o Excellent communication and presentation skills.
o Ability to work under pressure and take ownership of the deliveries.
o Ability to work with teams across geography.
o Strong quantitative skills with good knowledge of mathematics is desirable.
o Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and strong work ethics.
o Possess a positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
o Strong knowledge of financial concepts related to various asset classes and concepts related to attribution is a plus.
Required technical skills include
o Solid experience in JAVA and related frameworks.
o Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and tools. Agile, Jira, Git, Continuous Integration.
o Solid understanding of object-oriented development principles and data structures.
o Knowledge of Angular is a plus.
o Experience working with databases (Oracle, Sybase, Hibernate) and good SQL knowledge.
o Experience working with multi-threaded, distributed systems.
o Knowledge of cloud computing and infrastructure is a plus.
o Familiarity with Big Data technologies for distributed computing including Scala/Spark and data storage mechanisms for Cassandra/SOLR/Ignite is a plus.
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 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.
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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