About this role
What is Aladdin?
Aladdin unites the information, people, and technology needed to manage money in real time at every step in the investment process. Aladdin enables organizations to communicate better, work smarter, see clearer, and move faster in a changing landscape. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform, to power informed decision-making for thousands of users investing worldwide!
What is the Aladdin Product Group?
At the heart of BlackRock, the largest investment management firm in the world, is the Aladdin Product Group. Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with industry leaders to build innovative and forward-looking products that shape the financial markets. The Aladdin Product Group creates next generation technology that changes the way information, people, and technology intersect for global investment firms. We build and package tools that lead trillions in assets, support millions of financial instruments and their risk calculations and process transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide.
BlackRock recognizes and embraces that strength comes from diversity. We recognize and support your unique skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.
Being a technologist at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds. Working for one of the most advanced financial companies in the world and at the same time being part of a software development team responsible for the next generation technology and solutions.
The Production Operations team is responsible for the systems engineering, deployment and monitoring of the batch and interactive applications which make up Aladdin. Our diverse, distributed group handles the configuration, scaling and operational support of dozens of technologies, both proprietary and open source. We are seeking upbeat and driven operations engineers to join us!
We are looking for System Engineers to join our growing team!
Your skills and experience:
2+ years of experience in a technology operations / engineering role
Linux / UNIX support and administration
Hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure or another cloud platform
Excellent problem-solving skills
Experience of operations automation using metrics, tracing and logs combined with scripting and/or open source tools
A demonstrable ability to be a self-starter and quick learner
Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Nice to have skills and technologies knowledge:
Expertise in one or more programming or scripting language
Docker / Kubernetes / Zookeeper / Storm / Kafka / Ansible
Swift / Fix / MQ / TREP / Cognos / Tableau
Geneos / Splunk / AppDynamics
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.
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.
To apply for this job please visit careers.blackrock.com.