Associate - Index Data Operations

  • Not Specified
  • Gurgaon, Haryana, India Gurgaon Haryana IN
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 17 Jun 18 2018-06-17

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 March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of

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 March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 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:

The Index Implementation team, part of the BlackRock Data Services organization, is responsible for onboarding new or custom public indices on BlackRock’s proprietary Aladdin® end-to-end investment platform. BlackRock and its BlackRock Solutions (BRS) clients utilize these indices as an integral part of investment and risk management, serving as benchmarks for Mutual Funds, ETFs, and Hedge Funds, Pensions, and other products. Index Implementation works closely with index vendors such as MSCI, S&P, FTSE, and Markit Partners, as well as internal stakeholder teams including Client Analytics, Portfolio Management, Relationship Management and other BlackRock Data Services groups. Index Implementation is a diverse and global team with exposure to a vast array of markets and asset classes and service clients in all spectrums of the financial markets

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all aspects of rolling out multiple concurrent new indices, across various asset classes and strategies in Aladdin, including vendor data acquisition, data mapping and normalization, process testing and automation, and quality control.
  • Provide high quality client service externally and internally. Address inquiries and resolve problems from clients and internal BlackRock stakeholders.
  • Understand risk analytics of fixed income, equity and alternatives products to analyze index methodologies, collaborate with vendors, and create custom solutions the business.
  • Initiate and drive Index platform improvements to support new business needs, minimize risk, and enhance quality.
  • Act as Business Analyst and Project Manager responsible for documenting client requirements, assessing potential solutions, and ensuring key milestones are met.

Experience: ( 5 - 7 years)

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, with preference to business disciplines such as Finance, Accounting, or Economics, and technical disciplines such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering.
  • A “Student of the Markets” mentality: Intellectually curious with a passion for learning about the global financial markets and the investment management business.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with an ability to connect across different functions and levels.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in financial services.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL, UNIX, or Python is a plus.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.