Blackrock Job Openings – Data Stewardship Director

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

The Data Stewardship Team is responsible for ensuring the data needs of BlackRock and the clients of BlackRock Solutions are fulfilled with accurate, complete, and timely data.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and continuously improve and expand coverage of symbology capabilities by supervising progress through KPI’s
  • Serve as a liaison between vendors, business, and engineering team to implement the capability roadmap
  • Design data quality checks and performance metrics to assess data health and detect deficiencies and improvement with our data sources or internal data processes.
  • Lead implementation of a common scalable architecture that support data needs of Blackrock and its clients
  • Understand and build a common symbology solution that supports Blackrock and Aladdin clients for all asset classes
  • Data stewards are required to profile and analyze data to ensure content meets business requirements while being compliant with the various dimensions of data quality as outlined in our data quality policy.
  • Lead implementation from ideation to deployment of Data Management capabilities for different data assets
  • Partner with engineering on data model designs and testing master and reference data with right identifiers
  • Own end-to-end implementation of common symbology for multiple asset classes with selected provider, including any improvement, bug fixes, product development efforts.
  • Provide data solutions, insights and expertise in response to changing business needs, market events, regulatory change and new financial products.
  • Work closely with data customers both internally and externally to keep abreast of new and evolving business requirements and market trends in order to align our data capabilities and content with business needs
  • Build and maintain hard-working relationships with our data vendors & core internal development partners to achieve a comprehensive, quality data offering
  • Active engagement with key product partners to ensure client data experience is aligned and exceeding expectations

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with vendors providing reference data is a plus
  • Candidate is expected to think critically about complex business challenges and possess strong problem solving skills in order to deliver multidisciplinary solutions.
  • Candidate must possess and demonstrate solid understanding of financial markets and general knowledge of the entire investment landscape with solid grasp of current and future data trends and industry practices
  • Candidate must be able to work in both an ambitious and team-oriented environment.
  • Experience building/understanding architecture and evaluating alternatives for scalability is a plus
  • Ability to document detailed requirements and transpose them into data specifications and translate them to technical requirements
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with large-scale data programs
  • Hands on ability to work with datasets on different platform/formats using SQL/Python is required.
  • Candidate must have enthusiasm for, and comfort with, working in a high pressure and fast pace environment while maintaining quality and the integrity of investment data.
  • Candidate must have superb communication skills to enable clear articulation, interpersonal skills and influence while working with internal and external clients.
  • Good experience working with Instruments (Equity, Fixed income), Entity, issuer master and/or ESG data is desired
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Master and reference data management across multiple asset classes and asset resolution
  • Experience working with Snowflake on cloud is a plus

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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