ASO - Software Developer

  • Not Specified
  • Gurgaon, Haryana, India
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 20 Feb 18 2018-02-20

The Aladdin TA, Client Systems (APG) Technology team, is developing technology solutions to enable and support the transfer agent capability natively within Aladdin and thus extending the platform for BlackRock investment process.

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2017, the firm managed approximately $6.288 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

Job Description:

What is Aladdin?

The Aladdin® product unites the information, people, and technology needed to manage money in real time at every step in the investment process. Aladdin enables organizations to communicate better, work smarter, see clearer, and move faster in a changing landscape. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making and create a connective tissue for thousands of users investing worldwide.

What is the Aladdin Product Group?

At the heart of BlackRock, the largest investment management firm in the world, is the Aladdin Product Group. Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with the industry’s thought leaders to build innovative and forward looking products that shape the financial markets. The Aladdin Product Group creates next generation technology that changes the way information, people, and technology intersect for global investment firms. We build and package tools that manage trillions in assets, support millions of financial instruments and their risk calculations and process millions of financial transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide.

Team Overview

The Aladdin TA, Client Systems (APG) Technology team, is developing technology solutions to enable and support the transfer agent capability natively within Aladdin and thus extending the platform for BlackRock investment process. Our development team is responsible for the full software development lifecycle from analysis to implementation as well as supporting our production environment. Team members are located around the global; including London, San Francisco, Sydney and Singapore.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working alongside business users and members of the development team to understand the business processes to develop best-of-breed management systems.

  • Developing applications using several architectures including multi-tier/client-server and technologies such as Java and Sybase SQL.

  • Work alongside project managers, technical leads and analysts throughout the whole Software Development lifecycle: understanding systems requirements, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation.

  • Providing production support on existing systems and resolving operational issues while working with other support and development staff located across the globe.

  • Building strong relationships with the business through delivery, communication and domain knowledge

Qualification

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience in finance, business or accounting

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail and thoroughness

  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and learn quickly

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work in a team-environment

  • Ability to influence development across teams

  • Hands on software Development experience (mentoring junior members, code reviews, ensuring development standards are followed)

Required technical skills:

  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle (including Agile

  • Knowledge around Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented development principles

  • Solid understanding of data structures

  • Solid experience in Java, Spring/Hibernate, XML, Web Services, HTML, JavaScript

  • Experience working with relational databases: data modeling, complex stored procedures

  • Knowledge of Web Technologies (HTML 5, Angular 2, React )

Candidate must have the ability to quickly learn the intricacies of complex financial instruments and adapt their technical ability quickly

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