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BlackRock Associate, Application Engineering in New York, New York


About this role

R210805 Associate, Application Engineering

Your team

Interested in building innovative technology that crafts the financial markets? Do you want to work with, and learn from, hands-on leaders in technology and finance? At BlackRock, we are looking for Engineers who like to innovate and tackle sophisticated problems. We seek an individual to join our Private Credit Team which is a member of the larger Alternatives Team within BlackRock. The Alternatives team provides the software and data used to make investing in alternatives less alternative. Our software is used by the BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI) group and various Fund Managers/Investors around the world.

In 2019 BlackRock acquired eFront to accelerate our alternatives technology capabilities given the significant growth in alternative investments in our clients' portfolios. eFront Insight is our market leading Private Markets data and analytics platform. While eFront

Investment Café is our Cloud-based SaaS offering with over half a million users. eFront Invest provides solutions to manage deal pipeline, middle and back office functions along with portfolio companies and assets.

Your role and impact

We seek someone hardworking to learn about new technology and financial concepts while helping investors reach financial wellbeing. As an Associate level engineer on the Private Credit Team you will work on improving existing applications. You will also work as part of the team developing the future cloud-based version of the Private Credit platform. Our technology empowers millions of investors by providing the private markets data and functionality needed to make investing in alternatives less alternative.

Your responsibilities

  • Making changes to improve existing Private Credit applications.

  • Develop the new cloud-based micro services for the new Private Credit platform.

  • Be involved in various parts of the software development lifecycle. This includes daily stand ups, retrospectives, design reviews and peer code reviews.

  • Contributing to technical whitepapers to outline software architecture plans.

  • Provide second level support for issues raised on Private Credit applications.

You have

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering (any), or a related field

  • Two (2) years of experience in software development

  • Strong programming skills in C#, Entity Framework, Java, Spring, Hibernate

  • Experienced at using web application frameworks like React & Angular to build user interfaces

  • Experienced at working with SQL and NOSQL databases and tools (MySQL, Cassandra, SSMS, Aqua Data Studio)

  • Familiarity with Web Technology JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS, and HTML5

  • Familiarity with Micro-Service architecture and Cloud concepts

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.

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.

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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.