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2021 Summer Analyst Programme - Software Engineering

Technology

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Software Engineering

We build products and services to meet the needs of BlackRock and our clients. Our technology culture and solutions help 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 team is known for:

  • Being passionate about technology and solving complex problems
  • Being from diverse industries and academic backgrounds
  • Developing in Java, Python, Cassandra, Kubernetes, Kafka, Docker, a host of languages and open source technologies
  • Being technology leaders that unlock incremental innovation and drive technology culture at BlackRock

What will you do as an analyst?

  • 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 projects and watch your creations be released to thousands of users
  • Use ground-breaking technologies such as Spark, Storm, Solr, Cassandra, Hadoop, Angular, React, iOS, and more
  • Collaborate with colleagues to build innovative products during firm wide hackathons
  • Meet smart, fun people through volunteering, employee and professional networks, and every-day interactions

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Intermediate programming skills in an OO language e.g. Java or Python
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Technical curiosity

Your learning & development will include:

  • As part of the analyst programme you will participate in four 6-month assignments across various technology streams during a two-year rotational programme, providing a breadth of experiences to teams, technologies and businesses.
  • During the summer analyst program, you will work within one technology stream whilst gaining wider exposure through networking, social events and project work.

Summer Analyst Programme

Our Summer Analyst Programme is an 8-week internship designed to provide you with an exciting, supportive and fun experience which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities during the summer, in addition to participating in professional development, networking and social events.

The Summer Analyst Programme acts as a feeder to the Full-Time Analyst Programme.

Eligibility

Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or Master’s degree programme between January 2022 and December 2022.

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