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Analyst Programme - Technology - Portfolio Analytics

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The Analyst Programme is for candidates who have graduated or will be graduating from a Bachelor's or Master's degree programme between July 2022 - July 2023.

The Analyst Programme is a multi-year experiential journey designed to empower and support Analysts in connecting their personal passions and strengths to BlackRock’s mission, principles and purpose. The programme begins with an orientation to learn about our purpose, business and strategic priorities – all while gaining insights into the day-to-day life of an Analyst at BlackRock.

Life at BlackRock

Wonder what it’s really like to work at BlackRock? Our employees from offices all over the world share their thoughts on what makes our culture so special and unlike any other financial services firm – and what’s kept them here.

Following orientation, Analysts join their team and stay connected with colleagues across the globe through ongoing training and professional development. This programme offers Analysts the chance to have a lasting impact on the firm and contribute to our greater collective purpose to help more and more people experience financial well-being.

Portfolio Analytics

The Portfolio Analytics group delivers analytics that provide transparency to each client's portfolio on Aladdin®. We weave together Aladdin’s world-class data, financial models and technology to develop meaningful insights for investment and client teams. Analysts on our team will develop a broad understanding of finance, clients, and technology. They will learn to navigate teams across BlackRock, to explore opportunities for new  ways to apply data and analytics with high impact and deploy enhanced analytics to provide actionable insights into portfolios.

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Gain an understanding of analytics, markets, and Aladdin’s capabilities
  • Utilise analytical models, reports and large-scale data processing tools to help investment teams and clients manage their portfolio risk, exposure, and performance
  • Perform special analyses in response to market events, new business opportunities and client needs
  • Contribute to the creation, testing, and roll-out of financial models, analytics and reporting for new security products
  • Provide rapid response tactical solutions demonstrating critical thinking, programming skills and creativity
  • Coordinate with colleagues globally, across cross-functional teams
  • Engineer processes and improve tools to deliver analytics and support BlackRock’s Aladdin technology infrastructure
  • Improves operational efficiencies to enable scalable business growth
  • Work with technology and analytics groups to build and deliver scalable customised solutions using Aladdin APIs and the Aladdin Data Sciences platform

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Analytical approach
  • Basic or intermediate coding and programming skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Technical curiosity

Your learning & development will include:

You will develop expertise in multiple core areas that will serve as the foundation for your career, including:

  • Financial markets
  • Clients and industries
  • Technology and the Aladdin platform

Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Programme – free, confidential counselling
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Flexible Time Off

Next steps:

Once you submit your application you will immediately be invited to submit a Virtual Cover Letter and/or take a CodeVue assessment depending on the vacancy or vacancies you apply to. You must submit your Virtual Cover Letter and/or the CodeVue assessment within 5 calendar days, as failure to do so will result in your application being automatically withdrawn.

Deadlines:

The recruitment process takes place throughout the autumn semester. In some businesses, certain teams may recruit through to early next year. Please note, we recruit on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply as soon as you’re ready.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: November 11th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London and Edinburgh
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Software
  • Statistics
  • Systems

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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