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Technology Implementation Associate

at BlackRock in Dover, Delaware, United States

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Business Overview

Data Solutions (DS) within the Data & AI pillar of Technology & Operations is responsible for data stewardship, technical configurations, day-to-day user support and overall client experience of Aladdin’s Data and Analytics enterprise platform – a utility-grade data factory & service toolkit that meets the diverse needs of the Aladdin community. The team partners with operations, engineering and AI Labs to enable platform transformation, grow the enterprise data asset catalog, develop institutional data domain knowledge, enhance data quality intelligence, expand data solutions capabilities and implement new clients and businesses onto the platform. Through direct engagement and partnership with vendors and the business, the team helps ensure our Data & AI organization continues to improve the client experience and business values in the evolving market while undergoing ground-breaking changes

Role Description

The Report & Platform Configuration Chapter (‘RPC’) is responsible for the technical configuraton required to onboard new clients to Aladdin’s Data & Analytics enterprise platform as well as facilitating updates to the operating environment for current users. The team interacts with customers to understand business process needs to design & build solutions that are scalable, repeatable and integrated with various data sources to meet enterprise-wide self-service needs.

The RPC team is a growing function that consists of skilled business analysts that apply standard BA techniches – armed with knowledge of BlackRocks organization, process & technology – to complete a wide range of assignments. The team is seeking an implementation specialist to support the rapidly growing BlackRock & Aladdin client pipeline. You will apply your experience and in-depth understanding of Aladdin’s Data & Analytics platform capabilities to design and deliver innovative solutions to our clients. You will be responsible for the technical design, build and installation of our platform in close collaboration with partner teams such as BlackRock Solutions (BRS) and end users directly. You will also be encouraged to serve as a feedback loop with our partners in Data Operations Engineering (DOE) to continuously enrich analytic capabilities in order to deliver outstanding solutions for BlackRock and the Aladdin client community. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys shifting challenges and ambiguous environments, thinks creatively, possesses the confidence to have an opinion, takes the initiative and thrives under scrutiny and tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

+ Own day-to-day configuration requirements of new and existing clients on our Data & Analytics Platform – includes things like plotting key achievements, handling action items, coordinating with partner departments, etc.

+ Design and promote Analytic & Reporting solutions that are customizable to meet clients’ needs but are also deployed in Aladdin in an automated, scalable manner

+ Gain an in-depth knowledge of Aladdin functionality to ensure clients take full advantage of the suite of Aladdin capabilities.

+ Apply good project management skills to all product responsibilities: set agenda, drive tone, provide direction to individual team members, coordinate execution, and communicate out to partners

Qualifications

+ 2-3 years in a highly analytical role in a technology or financial services setting

+ Ability to multi-task and manage cross-departmental projects in a fast-paced environment

+ Relentless desire for understanding how processes work. Creativity in solving unconventional problems, entrepreneurial drive to learn new skills and technologies

+ Strong critical thinking and demonstrable experience using technology to solve problems at scale

+ Outstanding academic achievement, degree in business, computer science, economics, finance, mathematics or other quantitative field of study.

+ Superior communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex concepts simply and clearly

+ Programming experience in Java, Perl, or Python is a plus, but not required

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock (http://www.instagram.com/blackrock) | Twitter: @blackrock (https://twitter.com/blackrock) | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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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Job Posting: JC212219654

Posted On: May 01, 2022

Updated On: Jun 26, 2022