Lead Java Developer, Vice President, Aladdin Product Group Lead Java Developer, Vice President, Aladdin  …

in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
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in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Lead Java Developer, Vice President, Aladdin Product Group

About this role

Your team

You will be working on BlackRock's investment operating system Aladdin. Aladdin is used both internally and externally by many financial institutions. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making and build a connective tissue for thousands of users investing worldwide.

This team is responsible for developing and maintaining the core systems of Aladdin like the BlackRock Messaging System, Aladdin Search Layer, and Aladdin Data Layer.

Your role and impact

We are looking for a strong senior lead for CI for Java/Golang critical components in Budapest. The individual will be responsible for critical elements of our infrastructure and work on projects ranging from Aladdin Data Layer to any core library for our messaging, event bus etc. Your team will also become a primary owner and developer of new critical infra services in Aladdin as a Platform.

We encourage our developers to be involved from inception of projects, understand requirements, architect, develop, deploy, and maintain applications. Typically they work in a multi-disciplinary squad(we follow Agile!) which involves partnering with program and product managers to expand product offering based on business demands.

Your responsibilities

You will be involved in our Aladdin as a Platform(AaaP) vision where we re-imagine how Aladdin processes are developed. The team will also supervise our current java-core-library team in Budapest. The lead will need to work in a matrixed environment and be able to mange different projects across Critical Infrastructure. Your team will partner up with the broader CI team in support of the CI/CD processes for all java/Golang core libraries.

You have

  • At least 5+ years of experience with strong understanding of SDLC and previous team management experience

  • Good communications skills, proven track record of working well in a team

  • Extensive experience in design patterns and be comfortable discussing design and technical architecture

  • Some experience supporting applications in production

  • Experience in Agile methodology is required

Useful skills

gRPC, protobuf, Kafka, consul, Vault, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Envoy

Work environment

  • Corporate phone (in selected positions)

  • Ability to work from home

  • Ultra wide monitors and standing desks for everyone

  • Free coffee

  • Bicycle storage, shower, discounted garage space for car owners

Time off

  • Unlimited number of paid holidays above the legally eligible quota (to be discussed with the manager)

  • Working Saturdays are given as a holiday

  • Four weeks of paternity leave

Company culture and volunteering

  • Two fully paid volunteering days

  • Company organized volunteering opportunities

  • Corporate events including family events

  • Donations to NGOs are matched 1:1 by the company

Interested? Hit apply!

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

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 June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | 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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