Java Developer - Analyst/Associate

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About this role

BlackRock’s Aladdin Wealth Tech organization (AWT) is at the centre of cutting-edge technologies that serve financial advisors and investors. AWT consolidates BlackRock’s technology offering in Retail Wealth with the goal to provide highly functional tools and services that can help clients manage their book of business.

This Associate requires solid hands-on programming, creative problem solving, and troubleshooting skills with an enthusiasm for learning. This role also offers the opportunity to partner with proficient software engineers to continue to build both new systems and enhance existing ones.


  • Designing, coding, testing, and supporting reliable, robust software applications and services with high-quality standards.
  • Participating actively in multi-functional feature requirements gathering, design, and implementation.
  • Collaborating with product management on the right units of work to include in each development sprint.
  • Performing code reviews and providing timely feedback to other engineers.

Desired Skills

  • Proficient in backend/ Middleware/ Platform development.
  • 1 + Experience and strong hands-on with Java 8 or later.
  • Strong in understanding of Java-based frameworks such as Spring (Core, boot, MVC, ORM, JDBC) and should be able to design distributed and scalable applications.
  • Exposure to NOSQL DB like Cassandra, MongoDB, along with Solr/ElasticSearch would be a big plus.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Shell, Perl, Python.
  • Experience with SQL , experience on RDBMS like Sybase/MSSQL etc.
  • Some experience (could be academic) with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in developing in microservices architecture and/or writing APIs.
  • Exposure with build tools (like Maven), Git, Splunk, JIRA.
  • Passion for finance and knowledge of the portfolio management space.
  • Proficiency building and passionate about creating great products that solve big problems.
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and time management abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills and passion to understand existing systems.

Good to Have but not Mandatory

  • Exposure to Spark and Scala


  • B.Tech/MCA in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 1-6 + years of professional software development experience.
  • Strong object-oriented programming knowledge along with good understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns.


Our Benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn:

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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