Associate Java Software Engineer – Portfolio Optimization – New York

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Join leading Investment management company BlackRock as Associate Java Software Engineer – Portfolio Optimization in New York, US. refer job details to submit BlackRock job application in New York.

 

Job Title : Associate Java Software Engineer – Portfolio Optimization

Location : New York, US

Job Category: Technology

 

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About this role

At BlackRock, we are looking for Software Engineers who like to innovate and solve complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity, drive, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.
With over USD $10 trillion of assets, we have an exceptional responsibility: our technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial wellbeing.
Being a developer at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most advanced financial companies and being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technology and solutions.

The Aladdin Wealth Enterprise Business Unit Overview:
We are a fast-growing FinTech business operating within BlackRock Solutions, and our mission is to leverage the power of BlackRock’s data, scale, and financial models to give financial advisors the edge they need to build better portfolios and deliver better outcomes to their end customers. Our product is a B2B enterprise SaaS offering that analyzes millions of real portfolios around the world every day and we generate direct revenues for the firm. We operate as one cohesive unit spanning client, product, and engineering, and we pride ourselves on getting things done and delivering new business value quickly and frequently. We are passionate about finding new ways to deliver better portfolios and outcomes to millions of people around the world using technology and data.
Job Purpose/Background:
We are an outstanding group of engineers that are passionate about all aspects of enterprise software development.
You are an ambitious software engineer that can independently develop and deploy high-performance portfolio optimization services and core libraries as part of a tight-knit team. These services are used by financial advisors to streamline the portfolio construction process and deliver better portfolios to their end clients. Members of our team are encouraged to bring ideas to help shape our technical solutions and to communicate those ideas to senior leaders.
Beyond engineering, you will have a strong desire to learn the business context of your projects, so you can quickly contribute to solving problems and driving decisions to engage, learn, drive, and deliver change on a global scale!
Key Responsibilities:

Build, design, and implement high scale tax-aware portfolio optimization capabilities as interactive APIs and core libraries written in Java
Work as part of an engineering team operating under Agile practices with a strong PR review culture 
Partner with Product Management, Research, and Client teams to deliver new features and platform enhancements
Scope out and implement mathematical specs for new optimization capabilities
Invest in debugging and testing capabilities, including automated integration testing and historical model back-testing tools
Qualifications:
3+ years of professional experience developing applications in Java or other JVM based languages
Experience building, deploying, and operating complex services in a production capacity
Familiarity with optimization concepts and experience with software optimization libraries is a strong plus
Experience developing in Kotlin is a plus
 Strong communicator, both written and verbal
Able to work independently with minimal direction when appropriate
Knowledge of portfolio construction or financial products/markets is a strong plus (i.e., CFA or FRM)
BA/BS in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent practical experience

Our hybrid work model
BlackRock’s hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: connecting with colleagues in person, building connections as a new joiner and strengthening our collaborative One BlackRock culture, while enjoying the flexibility to spend time on what’s important to you – professionally and personally. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees average 3 days in the office and 2 days at home each week.
Please keep in mind that at BlackRock, the health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities. For every city in which we operate, we will continue to monitor local case rates and trends while following guidance from government and local health officials in making decisions about our work environments.

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.

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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