Aladdin Business, Sales Engineering, Vice President Aladdin Business, Sales Engineering, Vice  …

BlackRock
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Not Specified
About this role BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with access to the intellectual capital, risk analytics and investment technology used to support BlackRock's asset management business, delivered through the investment Platform Aladdin®.  It is a platform for investment managers that connects people, data and workflows

About this role

BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with access to the intellectual capital, risk analytics and investment technology used to support BlackRock's asset management business, delivered through the investment Platform Aladdin®.  It is a platform for investment managers that connects people, data and workflows to manage money in real time. Aladdin integrates sophisticated risk analytics, comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operational tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making, effective risk management, efficient trading and operational scale.

Position Description

The Aladdin Sales Engineering team is seeking to hire an experienced front office, risk and analytics specialist to accelerate the pace of their already fast-growing business. This person will be a member of the Business Development team owning the technical components of the sales process.  This includes utilizing technical expertise in product demonstrations to showcase Aladdin functionality in solving real investment challenges, across a variety of industry verticals including insurance companies, pension funds and asset managers.  Presentation skills and the ability to explain portfolio analysis a must (such as analytics, risk, stress testing, and/or return attribution).

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Be a client-facing risk and analytics specialist with superior presentation skills. Have knowledge of a wide variety of analytical models used in the buy-side portfolio management process. Can communicate clearly and tie market themes with functional solutions. Be able to work in a demanding team setting.

  • Partner with Business Development colleagues on prospective clients, being jointly responsible for executing a sales strategy. Own the product engagement and demonstrations with the client, building a relationship and rapport with the business users. Collaborating internally on prospect requirements and product solutions.

  • Being knowledgeable on technology solutions, financial markets and client requirements to best present Aladdin to prospective clients. 

  • Partner with Aladdin product development to contribute ideas, understand Aladdin’s roadmap and latest functionality.

  • Partner with colleagues throughout the BlackRock organization, educating the wider business on Aladdin and learning local market/industry requirements.

Skills and Qualifications

You will possess some combination of the following:

  • At least 3 years risk and analytics or front office experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong enthusiasm for the financial markets and technology
  • High-impact communication and presentation skills
  • Understand business, financial and technical content

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

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 arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.



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