Associate, Java Software Engineer

Associate, Java Software Engineer


About this role

Want to elevate your career by being a part of the world’s largest asset manager? Do you thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes stellar service? Are analyzing complex problems and identifying solutions your passion? Look no further. BlackRock is currently seeking an Associate to become part of our team. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your rare skills, eagerness, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow professionally and as an individual.
We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and actively engage your involvement in our success. With over USD $7.8 trillion of assets we have an extraordinary responsibility: our technology and services empower millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being. Come join our team and experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference.
Software Engineer

Blackrock is currently seeking a software engineer to join a development team embedded within Global Investment Operations (GIO). You will be developing exception-based, business-process-centric technology solutions that provide scale to operations teams globally. You will work closely with business users in Wilmington to develop service orientated workflows across GIO’s functional areas: Trading & Market Documentation, Transaction Management, Collateral Management, Payments, Corporate Actions, Cash & Asset Operations, and Securities Lending Operations.
BlackRock’s technology teams are:
Passionate about technology, and love to solve complex problems.
Building solutions for both BlackRock and over 100 client organizations also using the Aladdin ecosystem.
Working with leading technologies such as Java, Maven, Camunda, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, Cassandra, and a host of other languages and open source technologies.
Operating in an agile environment.
Committed to open source, and love contributing back to the community.
Writing testable software every day, with a focus on incremental innovation.

You like to:
Work in a culture of openness, inclusion and proactive engagement at all levels.
Work closely with users, designers, developers and product managers to translate imaginative designs into working prototypes.
Understand the business you support, and work closely with users to design, develop & create innovative solutions.
Solve complex problems in an ever-changing environment, with a focus on process optimisation, data, & technology.
Foster strong relationships with your colleagues and clients based on a culture of collaboration and service.
Operate in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment and work as part of a global team.

You have:
4-8+ years hands-on experience developing complex enterprise software systems.
BA/BS in Computer Science from an accredited university
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
An ability to translate real business problems into technical solutions
A track record of forging strong relationships and building trusted partnerships through open dialogue and continuous delivery
Knowledge and experience adhering to software development best-practices including test driven development (TDD), unit testing discipline, agile development and CI/CD strategies.
Experience working with teams across different time-zones and countries
Strong OO skills and design patterns knowledge and implementation experience using one or more object-oriented languages (e.g. Java, C/C++, Python)
Advanced knowledge and experience developing and working with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, SqlServer)
Experience building cloud-native applications is a plus
Experience developing using an open-source, lightweight & modern BPM solution such as Camunda is a plus.

Want to learn more?
For 30 years, to drive innovation, BlackRock has bought great minds together. From the very beginning technology was harnessed for insight and efficiency to help our businesses better understand their client’s objectives. Again, BlackRock is accelerating innovation and technology to invest even more in their Aladdin platform and looking for people with a passion for technology and a love of solving complex problems to join their teams.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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.


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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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