Software Engineer: Java Developer , Analyst

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

About this role


BlackRock Solutions (BRS) provides clients with customized solutions to their most complex capital markets-driven and investment process challenges. This is accomplished through a combination of proprietary risk analytics and investment systems with the financial markets and business process expertise that comes from being a part of BlackRock, one of the largest participants in the capital markets.

BlackRock's Aladdin Wealth Tech organization (AWT) is at the center of cutting-edge technologies that serves financial advisors and investors. AWT consolidates BlackRock's varying products, including iRetire, FutureAdvisor, and Aladdin Risk for Wealthwith the goal of improving the user experience of its technology products and improving relationships with the advisors who use it. Aladdin Wealth is an industry-leading platform powering the future of wealth management. Built on the portfolio and risk analysis technology used by BlackRock and sophisticated institutions globally, we are changing how advisors engage with individual investors and transforming wealth businesses. For more information visit

The Analyst will join the Aladdin Wealth Tech team in Gurgaon under BRS. This team is responsible to design and engineer high-scale Spark based batch processes and Hadoop Infrastructure. This position requires solid hands-on programming, creative problem solving, and troubleshooting skills, and an enthusiasm for learning. This role also offers the opportunity to partner with proficient software engineers to continue to build both new systems and enhance existing ones.

  • This position is for an experienced Java Developer to build, design and implement scalable projects that derive investment management process for the clients.
  • The candidate will have experience in delivering software solutions to time, budget and quality. He or she should have desire to interact directly with business operations and a willingness to understand existing global systems. The candidate will have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to work effectively in a global team environment.
  • Above all, the candidate should be passionate about building web/batch solutions that are resilient, secure and scalable to function in a global business environment.
  • This position is part of the Aladdin Wealth Tech Product team. This team is responsible for funds modeling and risk exposure generation. Our development team is responsible for the full software development lifecycle from analysis to implementation as well as supporting our production environment. Team members are located in Gurgaon and New York.
  • The candidate will have experience in delivering software solutions to time, budget and quality. He or she should have desire to interact directly with business operations and a willingness to understand existing global systems. The candidate will have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to work effectively in a global team environment.
  • Working alongside business users and members of the development team to understand the business processes to develop best-of-breed management systems.
  • Developing applications using several architectures including multi-tier/client-server and technologies such as Java and Sybase SQL.
  • Work alongside project managers, technical leads and analysts throughout the whole Software Development lifecycle: understanding systems requirements, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation.
  • Providing support on existing systems and resolving operational issues while working with other support and development staff located across the globe.
  • Building strong relationships with the business through delivery, communication and domain knowledge


4-year degree, CS degree or equivalent.

Skills/ Requirements:
  • Minimum Bachelor in a technology field with max 4 years of experience
  • Extensive knowledge in a Java / J2EE , Scala, Spring MVC, Multi-threading
  • Should have knowledge on web services (Rest and SOAP )
  • An exposure to big data technologies like Hadoop/Hive/Spark.
  • Solid understanding of the different software development methodologies from waterfall to Agile
  • Knowledge around Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented development principles
  • Solid understanding of relational databases (e.g. Sybase ) & programming languages theory (e.g. Java, Perl, Python)
  • Able to work in a Unix/Linux environment. Good to have scripting experience in Perl/Shell or Python.
  • Demonstrated interest in finance
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and learn quickly
  • Ability to work in a team-environment
  • Candidate must have the ability to quickly learn the intricacies of complex financial instruments and adapt their technical ability quickly

  • Good Spoken and Written Communication skills, should be able to converse freely with global counterparts
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and an ability to identify problems, design and articulate solutions, and implement change
  • Deliver high level of service through responsiveness and accuracy & has an eye for detail
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work with changing priorities
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
  • Able to self-study and motivate and learn new concepts with minimal guidance
  • Work with teams in multi-office, multi-country environment across several time zones
  • Flexibility of shift timings

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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