Work Placement / Internship

Summer Analyst

Software Engineering

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Software Engineering at BlackRock builds products and services to meet the needs of BlackRock and all of our clients. Our technology culture and solutions help to distinguish BlackRock as an industry leader in both asset management and cutting-edge technologies.

The team is made up of software engineers, data scientists, data engineers, quant developers, DevOps engineers, product managers, business analysts, UX engineers, UX designers and more, all working to drive innovation in the financial services industry.

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.

Our teams are known for

  • Being passionate about technology and solving complex problems
  • Being from diverse industries and educational backgrounds
  • Developing in Java, Python, Cassandra, Kubernetes, Kafka, Docker, a host of languages and open source technologies
  • Being technology thought leaders that unlock incremental innovation and drive technology culture at BlackRock
  • Software Engineering Teams are mostly centralised across three major organisations: Aladdin Product Group, Aladdin Wealth Tech, and BlackRock Data Services. There are also several specialised technology teams across other business areas.

As an analyst you will

  • Gain a broad understanding of the investment process and the capabilities of Aladdin
  • Become a life-long learner through our BlackRock Academies
  • Work closely with senior engineers developing specific parts of the Aladdin platform. Take ownership of small projects and watch your creations be released to thousands of users
  • Use cutting edge technologies such as Spark, Storm, Solr, Cassandra, Hadoop, Angular, React, iOS, and more
  • Collaborate with colleagues to create innovative products during firm wide hackathons
  • Meet smart, fun people through volunteering, employee and professional networks, and every-day interactions
  • Aladdin Product Group Only: Participate in four 6-month assignments across various teams during a two-year rotational programme, providing a breadth of experiences to teams, technologies and businesses.

Job description

This programme is for candidates in their penultimate year and obtaining their bachelor’s degree or their master’s degree with less than 18 months' relevant full-time work experience.

Our eight-week Summer Analyst Programme is designed to provide students a challenging, meaningful and supportive internship experience that replicates as closely as possible the experience of being a full-time BlackRock analyst. Summer Analyst Programme orientation offers a thorough overview of the firm and the opportunity to hear from a number of senior leaders. Following orientation, interns receive on-the-job training and are given day-to-day responsibilities to contribute to assigned teams throughout the summer. The campus recruiting team also partners very closely with the Women’s Initiative, Multi-Cultural, OUT, and Veteran’s Networks to ensure the Summer Analyst Programmes can learn and interact with our employee networks.

The firm is highly committed to the Summer Analyst Programme and looks to the summer internship as the main pipeline into the Analyst Programme. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • October 10th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • London, Edinburgh and Budapest
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines
 

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