Jobs at BlackRock – Site Reliability Engineer

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

Being a technologist at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most advanced financial companies and also being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technology and solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as a culture carrier and leader, passing on SRE knowledge and best practices to the DEV team
  • Design and implement end-to-end monitoring solutions for Application and Infrastructure components, based on cutting edge SLO-based telemetry tools
  • Provide embedded team feedback to set overall SRE priorities
  • Drive detailed root cause investigations for production incidents with rigorous focus on issue avoidance
  • Code base contributions. For example, adding custom Telemetry metrics
  • Lead ongoing deployment reviews to ensure software meets production standards
  • Additional core engineering functions, such as:
  • Drive the engineering of capacity management and demand forecasting solutions
  • As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will work closely with core Aladdin product development Team, acting as the execution arm and point of contact for the centralized SRE team
  • Drive priority setting of the DEV team
  • Improve Engineering culture by encouraging continuous focus on reliability across the entire application lifecycle
  • Create/coordinate retros for significant incidents
  • Proactive participant in architectural and design decisions

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with troubleshooting performance issues
  • A passion for providing engineering support for highly available, performant full stack applications with a “Student of Technology” attitude
  • Passion to work in a team-environment, multi-tasking and effective communication skills
  • Experience with relational database and NoSQL Database (e.g. Apache Cassandra)
  • Good hands-on object-oriented programming experience in Java, including proficiency in object-oriented principles and design patterns
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and debugging skills
  • Experience with CI/CD practices
  • Self-motivated
  • B.S. / M.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline with 5 – 8 years of experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies (analysis, design, development, testing) and basic understanding of Agile / Scrum methodology and practices

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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