BlackRock Recruitment – Applied Analytics Analyst

Website Blackrock

Job Description:

BlackRock Index Services (BIS) is responsible for the design, development, and administration of Fixed Income, Multi-Asset, and Equity indices used by both internal and external clients. Our success hinges on producing and supporting highly accurate, best-of-breed indices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high quality data is delivered in a timely manner to our clients for use in investment management decisions.
  • Investigate and resolve complex issues and perform ad-hoc analysis of large datasets, while meeting tight deadlines for client deliverables.
  • Provide high-quality client service and address inquiries in a timely manner
  • Remain current with BlackRock Aladdin tools and processes to ensure BIS’ business processes remain at the cutting edge
  • Project management for new index projects with responsibility for execution of index deliverables and coordination with colleagues across engineering, business management, market data, research, and production teams
  • Manage new index onboarding and integration into production environment
  • Initiate and guide improvements to BIS’ internal index platform to support new business needs, minimize risk and enhance the quality and scale of the business
  • Understand investment analytics across fixed-income, equity, and multi-asset indices to help clients understand and interpret index exposures, and sources of risk and returns. Ability to effectively explain and summarize index behavior and performance
  • Quality-control and publish daily index returns and risk analytics through BlackRock’s proprietary Aladdin platform

Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity to Aladdin infrastructure tools and process (Green Package, Alpha, BondCalc, PMS, Dashboard, Portfolio Construction, Explore, PRISM, CRA, PRADA, etc.).
  • BS/BA (or equivalent) or higher
  • 3-5 years of experience in asset management or financial services
  • A reputation as a good communicator and the ability to distill sophisticated concepts and information
  • Prior experience on large projects, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience with financial market indices and concepts.
  • Basic SQL and Python experience strongly preferred

Job Details:

Company: Blackrock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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