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Description About this role Analyst or Associate, Java Developer, Financial Modeling Group (New York) You can work at one of the world's top FinTech companies! We sell our Aladdin analytics platform to over 100 of the top global financial institutions and corporations, handling many trillion USD of assets.
You can bring all yourself to the job. From the top of the firm down we embrace the values, identities and ideas brought by our employees.
We are looking for curious people with a strong background in writing excellent code, awesome problem solving skills, insatiable appetite for learning and innovating, adding to BlackRock's vibrant tech culture.
The Aladdin® product 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 and build a connective tissue for many thousands of users across hundreds of clients, including BlackRock and many of the largest asset owners and asset managers around the world.
FMG Portfolio Modeling Analytics team uses multiple technologies (Java/J2EE, C++) and provides stable, scalable platform with appropriate standards and procedures to support the diverse nature and demands of a wide range of investment teams and clients.
Job Description The role is for a key member of the FMG Portfolio Modeling Analytics team in San Francisco or New York focusing on Java technologies, develop high-performance data streaming components for market data processing subsystem. Provide multi-threaded solutions using deep code optimization with following capacity planning, load and stability testing to enforce stable work of whole system under high-velocity data streams.
Design and develop specific parts of the firm's investment management platform, working closely with senior developers and managers. Support the existing business workflows and applications. Work with business and technology groups internally and externally to develop solutions for performance attribution. Utilize various technologies including sophisticated web services, Java applications, C++ servers, tied together over a real-time messaging system and connected to a large and highly complex database. Communicate functional and technical specifications to peers, management and customers. Work with customers in designing processes and solutions to meet business requirements, and manage resources and project timelines.
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Information Management, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field of study and five years of progressively responsible experience. In the alternate, the employer will accept a Master's degree and demonstrated experience
Proven understand of Java concurrency and threading model, experience analyzing thread dumps and thread interaction.
Demonstrated knowledge of java Garbage Collection (GC) algorithms and performance, practical experience analyzing GC statistic dumps.
Experience profiling and optimizing Java code for high-performance and concurrency.
Experience working with Java profiling tools - Jprofiler or Yourkit.
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.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | 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.