Vice President, Web Application development

  • Not Specified
  • Gurgaon, Haryana, India
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 08 Dec 18

A full stack web developer with strong algorithmic programming experience to develop applications to extract information from documents using latest cutting edge technologies. Participate in team talent development including training, presentations, and code review; create strong partnerships with end-users and other technology team

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 June 30, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.3 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: | LinkedIn:

Job Description:

Team Overview:

BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with customized solutions to their most complex capital markets-driven and investment process challenges. This is accomplished through a combination of proprietary risk analytics and investment systems with the financial markets and business process expertise that comes from being a part of BlackRock, one of the largest participants in the capital markets.

The BRS-Aladdin Wealth-Product team within BlackRock Solutions supports both BlackRock and external BRS clients by providing analytical reporting to help clients understand their portfolio risk, exposures, and performance of portfolios on enterprise-wide levels. To promote higher level of fiduciary standards, Aladdin Wealth builds framework to measure the risk of the underlying investments and deliver both tools and market insights.

With the shift in focus everywhere to “building better portfolios”, there is a significantly increased need to natively and broadly model “funds” in Aladdin -

  • Evolve the Retail client conversation from product pushing to consultative portfolio construction
  • Provide close to a turnkey solution to asset allocators/owners for assessing the risk of fund investments Gain better intelligence on competitor funds’ risk and performance

The Vice President will join the Funds Modeling team in Gurgaon under BRS-Aladdin Wealth-Product. This team models the exposures of funds in Aladdin, and assesses the risk of fund holdings for our clients.

Job Purpose/Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a solution architect with hands on full-stack development experience.

This individual will lead a very small and agile team to work on innovative and challenging projects. He will be responsible for developing applications to extract information from PDFs using latest cutting edge technologies. He will participate in team talent development including training, presentations, and code review; create strong partnerships with end-users and other technology team members;


Must Have:

  • 9-13 years of solution design & architect experience in modern web application development
  • Knowledge of Angular, SQL, Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Bachelors or MS degree in Computer Science or engineering related field from a reputable university
  • Strong ALGORITHMIC programming skills in Java
  • Experience in application deployment

Good to have:

  • Experience in use of computer vision for data extraction
  • Experience in extracting data/information from documents
  • Working knowledge of Python
  • Working knowledge of ML/ NLP
  • Active in the open source community

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