BlackRock Java Developer in Budapest, Hungary

BlackRock , the world's largest asset manager but also one of the largest financial technology provider (SaaS), was founded in 1988 by eight entrepreneurs who wanted to start a very different company: one that combined the best of financial services with cutting edge technology. One that focused many diverse views on a shared vision.


Client Systems ( CS ) is responsible for building innovative solutions that ensure that client investment instructions and flows are captured, processed for use by the investment teams and reported Our solutions are used by both BlackRock and external clients and include web portals, user interfaces, file processing, exception monitoring and reporting suites all written in Java and associated technologies. CS works closely with operations, portfolio managers and sales teams to understand requirements and deliver solutions on the Aladdin platform that will make a difference to their business models.

This position is for a java developer in the APG CS – Client Flows team. This team within CS provides technology solutions to support the flows of cash and orders into Aladdin from Transfer Agents, external clients and Portfolio Managers including advanced controls and configuration tools to manage the process. Following the implementation of some new core functionality on Aladdin last year, the team is embarking on its next mission to create new products to exploit the platform for new data and processes with the goal of further automation of the end to end business process.

CS is a globally integrated team with team members in London, Gurgaon, Singapore, San Francisco and Sydney.

Key Responsibilities:

The purpose of this role is to analyse, build, test and implement Java based solutions on Aladdin to enhance the platform for the capture and reporting of client flows.

  • Working alongside business users and members of the development team to understand the business processes to develop best-of-breed solutions.

  • Developing applications using several architectures including multi-tier/client-server and technologies such as Java, Spring, Hibernate, Sybase SQL, and web technologies.

  • Working alongside project managers, technical leads and analysts throughout the whole Software Development lifecycle: understanding systems requirements, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation.

  • Providing production 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.


  • Hands-on experience in a Java / J2EE development team using Spring, JPA/Hibernate, Multi-threading and messaging protocols

  • Hands on experience with REST web services, HTML, CSS, Javascript (angular.js)

  • Hands on experience designing and delivering complex, highly scalable distributed software components;

  • Database experience (SQL, DDL/DML, data modeling). Sybase experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented development principles

  • Able to work in a Unix/Linux environment

  • 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

  • Excellent communication skills to enable clear articulation while working with global team and portfolio managers

  • Ability to work in a team-environment

  • Enjoys a fast-paced, high-intensity environment

  • Candidate must have the ability to quickly learn the intricacies of complex financial instruments and adapt their technical ability quickly

Click Apply and join our great development team.

The speed of a start-up. The scale of the largest asset manager. The role of a lifetime.

Job Function: Technology

Organization: APG-Sales & Distribution Systems

Title: Java Developer

Primary Location: EMEA-Hungary-Budapest

Requisition ID: 171847

Job Posting: Sep 8, 2017, 4:06:08 AM