Monday , April 15 2024

BlackRock Careers – Interface and Data Configuration Associate

Website Blackrock

Job Description:

The Data Solutions group within Data & AI, works with business, technology, Data & AI partners to evolve the platform, enhance data quality intelligence, and drive the development of enterprise data asset strategies and solutions to maximize the user experience and business value of the data platform in the evolving market

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand the investment process and how various Aladdin client segments use our data in their daily process. The successful candidate should use this knowledge to ensure interface implementation is designed to support our clients’ needs
  • Project management: engaging with development and production teams, as well as external partners to model sophisticated investments.
  • Engage with Aladdin Business teams such as Business Development and Implementations to carry out strategic planning to ensure a smooth onboarding process for new BRS clients.
  • Participate in BlackRock Solution’s client implementation data onboarding and ensure security level data is accurate, different vendor feeds are setup and all quality control reports are up and running prior to the go-live
  • Develop strategic partnerships with external providers and market data vendors to enrich data and enhance our inbound data platform.
  • Oversee the integration of sophisticated portfolio data sets into Aladdin through file-based interfaces.
  • Collaborate on creative ideas with the team to source external data from institutional accountants, custodians, fund administrators, and investment managers.
  • Get along with internal and external clients to serve as a financial security knowledge desk, managing expectations of service delivery, and provide superior customer service
  • Communicate enhancements and updates to the Data &AI/BRS business management and operational support teams.
  • Build file converter specifications to develop and deploy flexible solutions for loading data into Aladdin.Understand the investment process and how various Aladdin client segments use our data in their daily process. The successful candidate should use this knowledge to ensure interface implementation is designed to support our clients’ needs
  • Project management: engaging with development and production teams, as well as external partners to model sophisticated investments.
  • Engage with Aladdin Business teams such as Business Development and Implementations to carry out strategic planning to ensure a smooth onboarding process for new BRS clients.
  • Participate in BlackRock Solution’s client implementation data onboarding and ensure security level data is accurate, different vendor feeds are setup and all quality control reports are up and running prior to the go-live
  • Develop strategic partnerships with external providers and market data vendors to enrich data and enhance our inbound data platform.
  • Oversee the integration of sophisticated portfolio data sets into Aladdin through file-based interfaces.
  • Collaborate on creative ideas with the team to source external data from institutional accountants, custodians, fund administrators, and investment managers.
  • Get along with internal and external clients to serve as a financial security knowledge desk, managing expectations of service delivery, and provide superior customer service
  • Communicate enhancements and updates to the Data &AI/BRS business management and operational support teams.
  • Build file converter specifications to develop and deploy flexible solutions for loading data into Aladdin.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must demonstrate existing track record is leading special assignments and projects.
  • Candidate must have flexibility regarding their work hours
  • Superb interpersonal skills are required to enable clear articulation while working with external clients
  • Candidate must have enthusiasm for, and comfort with, working at a fast and furious pace while maintaining quality and the integrity of investment data.
  • Candidate must possess and demonstrate a solid understanding of fixed income, equity and derivative instruments as well as finance with the skills and ability to work in an ambitious and collaborative environment.
  • Candidate must have experience in financial services interacting with Investment professionals.
  • This role may require some travel, so the candidate must be flexible to be at client sites at times.
  • A college degree in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent is required

Job Details:

Company: Blackrock

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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