Vice President, Engineering Manager

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

About this role

About the team:

Data Strategy & Solutions is PMG's centralized function for data strategy, discovery, and customized research solutions. This makes us the one-stop shop for discovering differentiated data sources and integrating innovative solutions into the investment process via vendor data acquisition, web-scraping, data analysis, and more. Our team's purpose is to source, develop, and deliver the data that allows investors and data specialists to make risk-informed investment decisions for our clients.

This role offers tremendous scope for an entrepreneurial technologist seeking to learn how data can transform the investment space. This role will make a meaningful contribution to our world-class investment teams. You will be working with a team that shares your passion to win.
Responsibilities Include:
You are the sort to apply yourself and help teams get unstuck; You are a dynamic leader who can run the numbers as well as empower a team. Team leads rely on you for direction, tactics, and execution.

You will work to continuously improve the efficiency of engineering processes, ensuring that customer asks are delivered as quickly, accurately, and cost-effectively as possible. In this position, you will lead a team of data engineers and own processes as soon as you start.

Our culture is very learn-by-doing oriented; you will take control of your career.

If you are keen to be a motivating leader and thrive on being challenged and having high levels of responsibility, find out more below and apply for a career that is less ordinary
Key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Act as primary contact for day-to-day engineering management, including governance structure and global communications
  • Performance oversight, including reporting of performance and working closely with team leads to drive performance
  • Collaborate with and mentor your local team on their performance
  • Help your area team problem-solve and address any issues they bring to you
  • Create an environment where colleagues can produce their best work
  • Routinely deliver specific process improvements that have measurable results
  • Experience managing continuous improvement from a system, data, process, or procedures perspective
  • Experience in leading and mentoring a team of 5 or more data engineers
  • Proven experience in leading data engineering teams doing crawling/scraping using frameworks like Zyte, APIs, Selenium etc.
  • Exposure to data processing technology and/or software engineering methodologies
  • Perseverance and a keen ability to quickly learn how to optimize teams and processes
  • Experience in providing consultancy to internal or external partners
Skills required include:
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment on multiple concurrent projects
  • Lean/Kaizen/Six-Sigma certifications or experience
  • A willingness to find a balance between industry standards and a pragmatic approach
  • Curiosity to learn, be hands-on, and take the lead on tactics and planning
  • The ability to understand complex reports and put the necessary actions in place
  • A confident, critical communication style and the ability to motivate your team
  • Customer-focused and driven with evidence
Other personal characteristics
  • Can gain people's trust and friendship easily
  • Gets agitated when subtle details are wrong
  • Not afraid of failure and demonstrated ability to learn from experience
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, particularly with global colleagues.
  • Passionate and driven by performance

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.

Our hybrid work pilot

BlackRock's current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what's important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our "One BlackRock" culture means you'll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work - wherever you are.

The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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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