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Associate, Quant Developer, Investment Systems

Associate, Quant Developer, Investment Systems
New York, US
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About this role

Company: BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

Position Title: Associate, Quant Developer, Investment Systems

Location: 50 Hudson Yard, New York, NY 10001

Summary of Duties: Work on all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, application design, systems development, testing and implementation. Execute projects from start to finish either independently or with a project team. Analyze and support system capabilities for internal investment businesses by providing and supporting alpha-enabling technology and model engineering services. Develop an automated test suite based on functional and non-functional requirements, determine, and analyze test coverage, and develop programs to analyze system performance. Utilize various technologies, including Java, J2EE, EJB, application servers, JMS,JDBC, Swing, SQL, DDL/DML, stored procedures, data modeling, Oracle, Sybase, Apache, JBoss, Hibernate, Ant, Spring, Junit, QTP, and UNIX.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and 24 months of experience as Analyst, Application Engineering, or a related occupation. Experience must include 24 months involving the following: utilizing programming languages, including Python, Java, Scala, R, C# or MATLAB; building highly performant, scalable and reliable software systems; utilizing development practices including Agile, opensource, TDD, CI/CD, FP, Object Oriented and design patterns; applying mathematics, machine learning or quantitative analysis to solve complex problems and deliver high quality, testable solutions; and working with hedge fund strategies, investment risk, equities, fixed income, or financial derivatives.

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For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $178,200 - $195,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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 model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week; some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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 @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn:

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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