Data Science & Analytics Manager - BlackRock Solutions Data Science & Analytics Manager - BlackRock  …

BlackRock
in Atlanta, GA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in Atlanta, GA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Not Specified
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. Team Description: Aladdin Portfolio Analytics (APA) is a team within PAG with a

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.

Team Description:

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.

Role Description

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.

Opportunities:

  • Recruit and lead a talented team of Analytics professionals defining mentality and behaviors for success, building an inclusive and highly functional team. Represent Analytics within the Atlanta office, collaborating with the rest of the local teams to build our brand and reputation in the region
  • Work with stakeholders and partners throughout the organization and leaders within PAG to deliver new opportunities for leveraging the wealth of available data to inform business decisions. Mine and analyze data stored in a variety of internal and external data stores to deliver actionable insights
  • Collaborate with other regional leaders and leaders within PAG as well as global teams across software engineering, financial modeling, business operations, client and portfolio management teams to design and deploy solutions
  • Master the new Aladdin Studio toolkit and share this knowledge with the whole of PAG and the wider technical community in BlackRock and Atlanta

Qualifications:

  • 8-12 years of experience in a highly analytical role in a technology or financial services setting. Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques, machine learning, natural language processing
  • Requires broad and proficient knowledge of modern techniques in scripting, experience querying databases and using distributed data/computing tools
  • Multiple years’ experience managing a team, providing oversight on strategic firm initiatives
  • Relentless desire for understanding how processes work. Creativity in solving unconventional problems, entrepreneurial drive to learn new skills and technologies
  • Demonstrated relationship management experience. Established success delivering to a diverse client base
  • Experience in financial modeling, analytics, and investment systems preferred

About BlackRock

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.



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