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Technology Implementation Analyst/Associate – DEL

Blackrock, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Wilmington, MA posted November 21, 2021.

Wilmington, US
Philadelphia, US –
Technology

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients.

As of December 31, 2020, BlackRock’s AUM was $8.7 trillion.

BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles.

BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®.

As of December 31, 2020, the firm had approximately 17,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.

The Interface & Data Configuration team’s mission is to provide and develop robust solutions around loading client interfaces data for Full Aladdin and Risk Clients.

The team consists of data specialists experienced in configuring multiple data elements relating to interface files as well as modeling of core reference data.

The team ensures all data services activities are guided exclusively by our clients’ needs and provides oversight for all new and existing data and client integration/implementations activities across the group.

We are responsible to evaluate, onboard, QC and enhance the data for BlackRock Solutions’ clients including Aladdin, OCIO, Risk Solution, IAG and ARWM businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in client implementation data onboarding and ensure security level data is accurate, different vendor feeds are setup and all quality control reports are up and running prior to the go-live
  • Collaborate on creative ideas to source external data from institutional accountants, custodians, fund administrators, and investment managers
  • Configuration of interface data elements including converter specifications to deploy flexible solutions for client data onboarding
  • Daily support of trading process with regard to data requirements for BlackRock Solution’s Clients
  • Collaborate closely with market data vendors and market dealers to acquire the most accurate data
  • Interact with internal and external partners to serve as a financial security knowledge desk, managing expectations of service delivery, and provide outstanding customer service
  • Constantly evaluate process and procedures for inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvements
  • Participate in automation initiatives to build efficiency and scale and reduce manual BAU tasks
  • Maintain procedural documentation and update as needed
  • Partner up with Data Services Product owners to perform testing of in-house software and external vendor products related to clients asks
  • Establish positive relationships with BlackRock Solutions Relationship Managers, BlackRock Solutions business development sales team members, and other client facing team representatives.

    Facing off to clients is also crucial in relation to training, relationship management, and serving as a representative of data expertise within BlackRock

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree is required, with preference in Finance, Accounting, or Economics, and technical fields such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering.

Candidate must possess and demonstrate a solid understanding of fixed income, equity and derivative instruments as well as finance with the skills and ability to work in an ambitious and collaborative environment.

Candidate must have enthusiasm for, and comfort with, working at a fast and furious pace while maintaining quality and the integrity of investment data.

Proven experience in financial services interacting with Investment professionals is preferred.

Excellent communication skills are required to enable clear articulation while working with external clients

This role may require travels, flexibility to be at client sites occasionally is required.

Working knowledge of technical tools such as SQL, Unix commands, PERL, Python is a plus

Candidate must demonstrate existing track record is leading special assignments and projects.

We are looking for someone with reference data background as asset modeling is a core responsibility of the Data Implementations sub-chapter

A “Student of the Markets” mentality: Intellectually curious with a passion for learning about the global financial markets and the investment management business.

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.

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.

Director, Digital User Experience – San Francisco

“BlackRock has a major focus on technology.

I don’t feel like a tech person at a finance firm.

I feel like a tech person at a technology company who happens to do finance.

It’s exciting.”

As a people-centric business, our long-term sustainability depends on our employees and culture.

We have more than 16,000 employees in 35+ different countries who speak over 80 languages.

We also serve millions of clients from different cultures around the world.

We believe a wide range of perspectives and talent is crucial to creating a richer culture for our employees and a better experience for our clients.

How we typically hire experienced professionals

As a global investment manager and fiduciary to our clients, our purpose at BlackRock is to help everyone experience financial well-being.

Since 1999, we’ve been a leading provider of financial technology, and our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

View the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement , and the pay transparency policy .

BlackRock is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Disability.Assistance@blackrock.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.