Java Developer, Financial Modelling Group, Associate
Description About this role
We are looking for curious Java developers
with a strong background in writing excellent code, awesome problem solving skills, an insatiable appetite for learning and innovating, adding to BlackRock's vibrant tech culture in order to expand our team.
The Financial Modeling Group is a diverse and global team with a keen interest and expertise in all things related to technology and financial analytics. The group is responsible for the research and development of quantitative financial models and tools across many different areas - single-security pricing, prepayment models, risk, return attribution, optimization and portfolio construction, scenario analysis and simulations, etc. - and covering all asset classes. The group is also responsible for the technology platform that delivers those models to our internal partners and external clients, and their integration with Aladdin. FMG conducts leading research on the areas above, delivering state-of-the-art models. FMG publishes applied scientific research frequently, and our members present regularly at leading industry conferences. FMG engages constantly with the sales team in client visits and meetings.
The Aladdin® product unites the information, people, and technology needed to manage money in real time at every step in the investment process. Aladdin enables organizations to communicate better, work smarter, see clearer, and move faster in a changing landscape. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading, and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making and build connective tissue for many thousands of users across hundreds of clients, including BlackRock and many of the largest asset owners and asset managers around the world. Your role and impact
The role is for a key member of the FMG Portfolio Modeling Analytics team in Budapest.
FMG Portfolio Modeling Analytics team uses multiple technologies ( Java/Spring/Micronaut, Docker, OpenShift, GCP, AWS, Azure
) and provides high performance (GPU), cloud ready
, scalable platform with appropriate standards and procedures to support the diverse nature and demands of a wide range of investment teams and clients. The mission of the team is to provide state of the art portfolio modeling analytics:
Help clients understand portfolio managers investment decisions and their impact on portfolio performance, thus make informed investment decisions
Build integrated analytical solutions through collaboration with our partners
The culture of the team is very open, agile, quantitative, and entrepreneurial.
The ideal candidate must have a strong mathematical background, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, experience in Java-based software development and design. The candidate will work closely with others in the firm to build state of the art portfolio modeling analytics in Aladdin.
For recent graduates or professionals with no prior financial proven experience, this position is an outstanding opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of the asset management process in a world-class organization. You have
Interested? Hit apply! Our benefits
BA/BS degree in IT, Mathematics, Computer Science, Finance or similar area. An advanced degree is a plus.
At least 3 years of experience in Java development in a production environment and strong object oriented skills
Experience with AWS/Azure/GCP, Docker/K8S, high-performance computing, GPU programming is a huge plus.
Nice to have but not required: knowledge of investment management process, portfolio performance analytics, P&L, attribution
Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.
Strong communication skills, ability to work with multi-location/multi-cultural teams.
Willingness to work with colleagues located in the US
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
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock .
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