BlackRock Full Stack Developer - Aladdin Quality Engineering in Budapest, Hungary

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2017, the firm managed approximately $6.288 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock at https://twitter.com/blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock .

Job Description:

BlackRock is the largest asset manager and one of the top FinTech companies in the world. As an asset manager, BlackRock helps clients from all over the world meet their financial needs, investing and protecting over $5 trillion of client money. As a FinTech, BlackRock sells the Aladdin investment platform to over 100 global companies and manages $20 trillion on the platform.

For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

What is Aladdin and the Aladdin Product Group (APG)

When BlackRock was started in 1988, its founders envisioned a company that combined the best of financial services with cutting edge technology. A company that would provide financial services to clients as well as technology services to other financial firms. The technology services were called Aladdin. The Aladdin Product Group is responsible for evolving and keeping Aladdin at the fore-front with the latest in next generation technology and solutions.

We also like to give back to the community through volunteering, meet-ups, hackathons, and support for open source initiatives. Check out our engineering culture: rockthecode.io

We are looking for individuals who care passionately about quality and know how to consistently exceed customer quality expectations, take ownership of projects from start to finish, and work independently or with a project team.

The candidate will have the opportunity to design and develop new capabilities and engage with multiple development teams and partners across the Aladdin Product Group.

As a team, we nurture and develop a culture that is:

  • Geeky : You want to outsmart the problem

  • Curious : You like to learn new things and have a healthy disrespect for status quo

  • Experimental : You make mistakes, but learn from them

  • Brave : You are willing to get outside your comfort zone

  • Passionate : You feel personal ownership of your work, and strive to be better

  • Open : You value and respect input from others

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop solutions to enhance APG development and QA team productivity throughout the software development life cycle.

  • Implement and maintain the next generation of production grade software tools & framework that would reduce the effort and improve the stability of test software

  • Implement continuous integration practices to ensure successful deployment and increased efficiency

  • Collaborate with other teams (Development, Quality Assurance, Operations) to determine possible solutions for particular problems and issues

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 3 + years of Hands-on experience in Java

  • Strong Object Oriented Development experience building distributed applications

  • Experience in developing distributed software systems using NOSQL technologies such as Cassandra, HBase or React.

  • Extensive hands-on experience with Web development stacks (Java / J2EE, Spring, JavaScript, HTML & CSS)

Pluses

  • Experience in streaming technologies like Spark Streaming and/or Storm

  • Financial knowledge and interest

  • Experience with messaging platforms and FIX protocol

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.