Java Software Engineer, Vice President

Gurgaon, India
24 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Are you interested in building innovative technology that shapes the financial markets? Do you like working at the speed of a startup, but want to tackle some of the world's most complex problems? Do you want to work with, and learn from, hands-on leaders in technology and finance?

At BlackRock, we are looking for Software Engineers who like to innovate and solve complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

With over USD $9 trillion of assets we have an extraordinary responsibility: our technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.

Being a technologist at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most advanced financial companies and also being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technology and solutions.

This role will be responsible for all aspects of software development, testing and ensuring compatibility with enterprise and solutions architecture by harnessing modern development technologies

You will have the chance to define and develop new capabilities and engage with multiple development teams and partners across the Black Rock.

You are:
  • Curious and eager to learn new things, with a healthy disrespect for the status quo
  • Willing to embrace work outside of your comfort zone, and open to guidance from others; you make mistakes, but learn from them
  • Passionate about technology, with personal ownership for the work you do
  • Data-focused, with an eye for the details that matter to tackle the problem

We are:
  • Passionate about building quality software and scaling technology to meet the needs of tomorrow
  • Building solutions for both BlackRock and over 100 organizations who use our technology
  • Developing in Java, Ignite, Python, Cassandra, Kafka, Angular, React, Sybase and many others
  • Committed to open source, and contributing back to the community
  • Writing testable software every day, with a focus on incremental innovation

Business Unit Overview:

The APG Business Operations team within APG is responsible for designing, development and support of software used by BlackRock and BlackRock Solution clients for post-trade workflows. The Securities Lending APG team's responsibilities include order management, execution management, pre- and post-trade analytics, electronic trading and liquidity discovery. The team focuses on delivering best-in-class enterprise trading and post-trade solutions on one global real-time platform. We are a global team with 300+ users based in New York, London, San Francisco and Gurgaon.

The Securities Lending Trading team is responsible for the development and expansion of the platforms that serve the global Securities Lending business and affiliates, which includes the full business and operational process from trading, strategy and analytics through to client reporting and accounting. The platform processes millions of transactions per day, the bulk of which is achieved through Auto-Trading and Electronic-Trading. We leverage many open source technologies for building distributed, resilient and highly scalable systems.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to contribute as a leading member of global, distributed teams focused on delivering quality services and solutions.
  • Able to distill complex technical challenges to actionable and explainable decisions.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, technical & architecture skills in the context of cloud based global platform/product design, service management and product lifecycle management.
  • Demonstrate ability to rapidly learn new and emerging technologies and developing a vision of their suitability and role as a new product within a platform & product landscape
  • Operational abilities including early life support and driving root cause analysis and remediation
  • Providing specifications according to which solutions are to be defined, managed and delivered
  • Describing the structure, characteristics, behavior and other aspects of software to project and business stakeholders
  • Identifying required software, systems and interfaces in alignment with enterprise architecture
  • Developing system implementation plans, processes, solution architectures and high-level architecture design
  • Develops, enhances, debugs, supports, maintains and tests software applications that support business units or supporting functions.
  • Participates in the design, development and implementation of complex applications, often using new technologies.
  • Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource.
  • May have direct reports and may lead projects and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations.
  • Routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities.
  • Works under minimal supervision, with general guidance from more seasoned consultants.

  • Bachelors or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline
  • 10+ years hands-on experience developing complex enterprise software systems.
  • Should have experience on J2EE, Spring (ORM, Security, MVC, AOP and Integration Framework) and JPA / Hibernate, Ignite
  • Should know any JMS implementations (IBM MQ, Kafka.)
  • Experience building UI components using latest in web technologies (e.g. React, Angular).
  • Should have experience on Relational Database (SQL, PL/SQL) and NoSQL like Cassandra.
  • Experience on Web services protocols like REST, SOAP and experience in developing using HTTP
  • Delivery using modern methodologies especially Agile, Iterative etc.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent ability to mentor junior members of the team
  • Strong ability to effectively influence design and development decisions
  • Ambitious and Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Want to learn more?

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

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 Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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