Wednesday , September 27 2023

BlackRock Recruitment – Data Engineering Director

Website Blackrock

Job Description:

Data is at the core of the Aladdin platform, and increasingly, our ability to consume, store, analyze, and gain insight from data is a key component of our competitive advantage. We are responsible for the data ecosystem within BlackRock. We engineer high performance data pipelines, provide a fabric to discover and consume data, and continually evolve our data storage capabilities. We believe in writing small, testable code with a focus on innovation. We are committed to open source, and we regularly contribute our work back to the community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in solving issues and support the operation of production software
  • Develop high performance services, APIs and applications on top of our data platforms
  • Mentor team members on technology and standard methodologies
  • Be involved from inception of projects, understanding requirements, crafting and developing solutions and incorporating them into the designs of our platform

Job Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of data modelling techniques
  • Excellent communication skills, time management, organization, and attention to detail
  • Experience with cloud technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker, OpenStack, Kafka) and CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience of financial markets, technologies and data a plus
  • Robust object-oriented design pattern knowledge and implementation experience using one or more object-oriented languages (e.g. C/C++, Golang, Java)
  • Knowledge and experience developing and working with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Sybase) and NoSQL distributed storage technologies (e.g. Cassandra, HBase)
  • Working knowledge of building and deploying distributed systems

Job Details:

Company:  Blackrock

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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