Full Stack Java Software Engineer

San Francisco, USA
Sep 23, 2022
Oct 23, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

At BlackRock, we are looking for Software Engineers who like to innovate and solve sophisticated problems. We know that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your unique skills and perspectives while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

With over USD $9 trillion of assets we have a fiduciary responsibility: our technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial wellbeing. BlackRock also places Sustainablity at the center of our investment process, and being a developer at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most progressive financial companies and also being part of a software engineering team responsible for next generation technology and solutions.

What is Aladdin and the Aladdin Product Group (APG)?
You will be working on BlackRock's investment operating system Aladdin. Aladdin is used both by BlackRock and externally by many financial institutions across the globe. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to improve decision-making and build connective tissue for thousands of investors worldwide.

Our development teams sit inside the Aladdin Product Group (APG), a part of BlackRock with a strong Product and Engineering culture. We collaboratively build the next generation of technology that changes the way information, people, and technology intersect for global investment firms. We build and package tools that manage trillions in assets and supports millions of financial instruments. We perform risk calculations and process millions of transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide! Our software solutions are used by Researchers, Portfolio Managers, Traders, Risk Managers, Compliance Officers and Investment Operations.

We are passionate engineers, who care about multiple aspects of enterprise software development - Performance, Scale, Resilience, Usability and Maintainability.

If you're interested in working on a world class tech stack with some of the latest technologies to design, prototype, and iterate solutions as part of dynamic team, come join us to make a real contribution to Blackrock's mission!

  • You participate in a scaled agile team - sprint grooming, product increments, retrospectives, demos, and actively share knowledge across a global team.
  • You write high-quality code across the full-stack.
  • You review pull requests and give feedback to help the team grow.
  • Grow yourself: be better every single day, we are always learning.
  • You speak up when identifying issues and roadblocks.
  • Grow the team: we measure ourselves by how fast we bring new team members up to speed.

Qualifications & Experience
  • 3+ years hands-on experience in Java.
  • An eye for quality with an emphasis on test driven development.
  • Experience in gRPC, Protobuff and Swagger.
  • Full-stack / DevOps experience.
  • Cassandra, Sybase or document based database technologies and proficient on SQL
  • Hadoop or other map/reduce technology
  • Basic understanding of cloud technology such as K8s, docker and file storage (S3 or Azure File)
  • Project and issue tracking systems, ideally JIRA/Atlassian or Azure DevOps
  • Effective communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) are required
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in technologies like Angular and Python
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to forge positive relationships and building trusted partnerships through positive demeanor and continuous delivery
  • Knowledge of Finance domain or interest to learn more

Our benefits

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.

About 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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | 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.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.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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