BlackRock Senior Front-end Developer - Onboarding Systems 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 | Twitter: @blackrock at | Blog: | LinkedIn: .

Job Description:

BlackRock’s mission of creating a better financial future for our clients starts with an effortless Onboarding experience. As a member of Aladdin Onboarding Systems team you will be responsible for engineering a welcoming experience for our clients to accomplish their financial goals.

We are seeking a software engineer with significant experience in frontend development using modern UI technologies. The successful candidate will be part of a global engineering team building a modern client onboarding platform supporting BlackRock’s global onboarding business process, and the setup, management and quality of client, contract and portfolio data critical to the overall investment management process.

An ideal candidate should be a fast learner of new tools and technologies. Have passion for continuous research inside and outside their current focus. Must be able to improvise and think across disciplines. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate technical terminology to non-technical people. Must be an excellent team player and be able to offer support and establish trust with our partners in business operations.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Design and develop the next generation of Aladdin client onboarding, contracting, and data management web applications and workflows

  • Develop deep understanding of the problem space and client needs

  • Involvement in the full SDLC in a fast-paced and iterative environment

  • Work closely with the global Aladdin Onboarding Systems team, end-users, operations staff, and other Aladdin development teams on solution concepts

  • Help drive continuous product innovation and best practices by knowing, learning and leveraging new frontend technologies and capabilities

  • Participate in building a talented team via continuous learning, training, and presentations

  • Foster quality, standards and cross-training via code reviews

  • Provide ideas for process improvements across our products and team operations

  • Write technical documentation for planning and strategic reviews

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline

  • Superior academic record and leadership qualities

  • 4+ years of experience in modern web development, e.g., Angular, React

  • Experience with Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3

  • Must know and be able to apply design patterns across technologies

  • Good programming skills in Java

  • Good knowledge of SQL

  • Good understanding of basic data structures and algorithms


  • Web component/ES2016 development experience with Angular and Typescript

  • Experience with enterprise messaging systems and design patterns

  • Experience building workflow systems / BPMN

  • Financial Industry domain experience

  • NLP and Machine Learning education and experience

  • Experience with document management systems and legal contracts

  • Knowledge and experience with Big Data technologies and solutions, e.g., Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB

  • Active in the open source community

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.