About this role
What is Aladdin?
The Aladdin® product unites the information, people, and technology needed to handle 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 advised decision-making and build connective tissue 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 the 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 handle trillions in assets, support millions of financial instruments and their risk calculations and process financial transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide.
Business Overview: The Production Operations Group is responsible for monitoring, supporting, and administering production environments for all BlackRock businesses (including subsidiaries and BlackRock Solutions clients) acting as a first responder relative to troubleshooting, problem resolutions. The scope of responsibility covers business-critical batch workloads, real-time / interactive processing, data transfer services, application on-boarding and upgrades, and recovery procedures. The Group provides continuous (7x24x365) on-site and On-Call support from multiple locations around the globe. Additional responsibilities include developing more cost effective and predictable methods for supporting a growing technology infrastructure and working with internal Development Groups to handle application changes as they are released to production environments.
Collaborating with skilled professionals across the globe and leading a broad range of technologies and applications, the Production Operations Group delivers service quality and perfection through teamwork, innovating operational processes, and being part of the One BlackRock culture
Exposure to, or an interest in, Linux, Middleware technologies (e.g. FIX, SWIFT, MQ, Kafka), application support (JBOSS, Apache) or Big Data concepts and technologies administration (e.g. Hadoop, Cassandra, Hadoop, Kafka, Kubernetes, Splunk, Zookeeper)
A four-year degree specializing in Computer Science, Technology, MIS, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or similar
Good to have:
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.
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