Java Developer
BlackRock - San Francisco, CA

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The Aladdin Product Group develops and supports every facet of BlackRock’s information systems needs. Our global teams perform a wide variety of activities from maintaining system stability to growing the features and functionality of our state-of the-art trading and asset management platform, Aladdin. The breath of our responsibilities calls for a diverse range of expertise.

The Securities Lending tribe is responsible for the development and maintenance of the platforms that serve the global Securities Lending Business, which includes the full business and operational process from trading to billing. There are more than 180 users in 3 global locations using this platform, which generates ~500M annually in revenue. The platform processes 325K transactions per day. The Securities Lending platform is "downstream" from Portfolio Management processes and, while a standalone business unit, it can be greatly impacted by those areas


Role Responsibilities:
Develop high quality software and associated unit tests.

Write clear and concise documentation describing the technical solution.

Diagnose, research and resolve software defects.

Liaise with Business Analysts and Technical Lead to understand Business Requirements.

Support Test team in System, Integration and User Acceptance testing.

Be a self starter and work with minimal supervision in a team environment.

Work with the Project Manager, Development Manager and Support Manager to participate in the project planning and ongoing status reporting.

Utilize configuration management tools to track and record all changes to software code or configuration.

Work with the support/release management team to deploy software into test and production environments, including ensuring that developed code and configurations are in accordance with the defined standards.

Participate in and conduct code reviews.

Skills and Qualifications:
5 years of application software development/integration

5 years of Object Oriented design/programming

5 years of Java experience, including experience with JUnit and Spring

3 years of Sybase, MS SQL Server, or Oracle experience, include creation of complex SQL, stored procedures and triggers

1 year of Unix

Experience working on systems integration projects

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

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Americas-United States-San Francisco



Tech & Ops-A&T-Aladdin Product Group

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May 8, 2013, 2:57:01 PM

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