Associate, Quantitative Engineer (Java Development)

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
Mumbai, India
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2022
Closes
27 Sep 2022
Ref
16868021
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

What is Financial Modeling Group?

The FMG is a diverse and global team with a keen interest and expertise in all things related to technology and financial analytics. The group is responsible for the research and development of quantitative financial models and tools across many different areas - single-security pricing, prepayment models, risk, return attribution, optimization and portfolio construction, scenario analysis and simulations, etc. - and covering all asset classes. The group is also responsible for the technology platform that delivers those models to our internal partners and external clients, and their integration with Aladdin. FMG conducts leading research on the areas above, delivering state-of-the-art models. FMG publishes applied scientific research frequently, and our members present regularly at leading industry conferences. FMG engages constantly with the sales team in client visits and meetings.

Job Purpose/Background

FMG looking for a talented, self-starter software developer who can contribute individually towards the development of portfolio analytics and supporting infrastructure

FMG's Portfolio Modeling Analytics team uses multiple technologies (Java/J2EE, Angular JS, HTML/CSS) and provides a stable, scalable platform with appropriate standards and procedures to support the diverse nature and demands of a wide range of investment teams and clients.

Responsibilities

The purpose of this role is of a software developer contributing towards the Portfolio Modeling platform.

o B.E/ B.Tech/ Masters in Computer Science or related field.

o 2-10 Years of solid programming experience.

o Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and learn quickly.

o Excellent communication and presentation skills.

o Ability to work under pressure and take ownership of the deliveries.

o Ability to work with teams across geography.

o Strong quantitative skills with good knowledge of mathematics is desirable.

o Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and strong work ethics.

o Possess a positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

o Strong knowledge of financial concepts related to various asset classes and concepts related to attribution is a plus.

Required technical skills include

o Solid experience in JAVA and related frameworks.

o Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and tools. Agile, Jira, Git, Continuous Integration.

o Solid understanding of object-oriented development principles and data structures.

o Knowledge of Angular is a plus.

o Experience working with databases (Oracle, Sybase, Hibernate) and good SQL knowledge.

o Experience working with multi-threaded, distributed systems.

o Knowledge of cloud computing and infrastructure is a plus.

o Familiarity with Big Data technologies for distributed computing including Scala/Spark and data storage mechanisms for Cassandra/SOLR/Ignite is a plus.

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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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