Data Engineering Associate

Gurgaon, India
08 May 2022
22 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

BlackRock Company Overview:
BlackRock pioneers in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. As of Q2 2021, BlackRock's AUM was $9.5 trillion. BlackRock helps clients 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®. Headquartered in New York City, the firm has approximately 17,500+ employees in 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.

DataOps Engineering (DOE)

When BlackRock was started in 1988, its founders envisioned a company that combined the best of financial services with powered by technology. BlackRock has become a FinTech platform in the years since - for investment management and technology services for thousands of users around the world. Data is at the core of our platform and our ability to consume, store, analyze and gain insight from data is a key component of our competitive advantage.

The DataOps Engineering builds and maintains a groundbreaking data platform that provides quality data to all users of the Aladdin platform, including investors, operations staff, data scientists, Aladdin applications and engineers. Our goal is to provide highly available, consistent data of the highest quality to our clients, while evolving our platform to deliver exponential scale to the firm and powering the future growth of Aladdin. We engineer high performance data pipelines, provide a fabric to discover and consume data and continually evolve our data storage capabilities.
Process Architecture
Process Architecture team within DataOps Engineering is responsible for architecting Aladdin data processing workflows and providing automation recommendation and optimization techniques, including dependency and configuration management and scalable delivery. The team builds predictive analytics, and reporting to enable production monitoring and the drive towards continuous process improvement.
Job Description and Responsibilities:
  • Crafts and designs process workflows to build utility grade production using lean process architecture methodology
  • Connects and integrates data, configuration, systems and operations dependencies to optimize the end-to-end pipeline
  • Owns the facilitation of process solutions with partners teams, collaborating with business leads, domain specialists and system engineers
  • Prioritizes and delivers results-oriented, more efficient, and effective processes using business intelligence to measure impact of changes.
  • Analyzes business processes to help understand and handle the current environment, controls, identify gaps, duplications, overlaps and redundancies and recommends solutions for improvement.
  • Performs process mapping and documentation of workflows.
  • Collaborates with vendors to bring efficient and leading-edge platforms to improve data supply chain processes
  • Trains and guides partners and staff in process and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Provide Level 2&3 production support for all aspects of the platform that the team are responsible for existing processes and new business opportunities
  • Be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision in a team environment
Role Essentials:
  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in Finance / Engineering.
  • 5-9 years of solid experience in a similar process design and architecture role
  • Knowledge in relational database development and at least one NoSQL Database (e.g. Apache Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.).
  • Experience with BI tools (Tableau, Power BI, Splunk) to enable data analytics would be preferable.
  • Experience with Flowchart Softwares (Draw.IO, Visio, Lucidchart, Griffy or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of software development standard methodologies and basic understanding of Agile / Scrum methodology and practices.
  • Passion and ability to work in a team-environment, multi-tasking, teamwork and effective presentation skills are a must.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to build highly available, performant systems with a "Student of Markets and Technology" demeanor.

If interested, candidate must apply online through our career site at and submit a copy of your most recent resume and cover letter.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

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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