About this role
Portfolio Analytics Group (PAG) within BlackRock Solutions delivers actionable insights to our investment and client teams by applying data and financial models through Aladdin technology to influence portfolio decisions.
Aladdin Portfolio Analytics (APA) is a team within PAG with a mission of enhancing the process of analytics creation, evolving programmatic access to analytics and ultimately tapping into those analytics to create advanced solutions. APA team works closely with our partners in Aladdin Product and Financial Modeling groups on evolving Aladdin Studio which is a new data toolkit that enables citizen developers across the firm to draw insights, build solutions and innovate.
The team seeks a Data Science Specialist who has a passion for building and leading a team that will use their analytical and technical skills to generate actionable insights for portfolio decisions made by our investment, risk and client professionals. This position requires demonstrated experience leveraging statistical, machine learning and modern scripting techniques and working with different data architectures to derive insights and build data and analytic solutions. Equally important, this position requires experience in managing a team, developing their careers and ensuring execution of multiple projects for a suite of stakeholders. Candidates will be expected to build strong knowledge of financial markets and achieve a deep understanding of investment processes spanning different asset classes. As a senior technologist, you will contribute to the strategy and deployment of our Aladdin Studio toolkit to internal and external clients via research, reporting, and idea-generation projects.
As the leader of the Portfolio Analytics Group in Atlanta, you will be responsible for developing training plans for new team members, providing business context across initiatives, and ensuring project deadlines are met by the team. Working with the global Portfolio Analytics leadership team you will be responsible for advancing the careers of the Atlanta team and ensuring the team develops into a cornerstone within the Atlanta office and PAG globally.
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.