Data Scientist - Site Reliability Engineering
- Not Specified
- New York, NY, USA New York NY US
- Permanent, Full time
- 18 Aug 18 2018-08-18
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
BlackRock Company Description:
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2017, the firm managed approximately $6.288 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
What is Aladdin?
The Aladdin® product unites the information, people, and technology needed to manage money in real time at every step in the investment process. Aladdin enables organizations to communicate better, work smarter, see clearer, and move faster in a changing landscape. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making and create a connective tissue for thousands of users investing worldwide.
What is the Aladdin Product Group?
At the heart of BlackRock, the largest investment management firm in the world, is the Aladdin Product Group. Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with the industry’s thought leaders to build innovative and forward looking products that shape the financial markets. The Aladdin Product Group creates next generation technology that changes the way information, people, and technology intersect for global investment firms. We build and package tools that manage trillions in assets, support millions of financial instruments and their risk calculations and process millions of financial transactions for thousands of users every day worldwide.
Site Reliability Engineering
Site Reliability Engineering is a newly formed team with an intense focus on driving Aladdin’s stability, reliability, and scalability to the next level. This team combines software and systems engineering principals and concepts consistent with the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) discipline.
SRE is accelerating the creation of Data Science and Machine Learning capabilities to solve high priority problems, better predict and prevent operating events related to systems and software and take our capacity planning and decision making to the next level. This role will exist within the SRE Metrics team.
Are you looking to solve complex problems? Are you an innovator who wants help build a diverse and dynamic team that can increase the stability of a complex platform? Do you want to work at one of the world’s top Fin Tech firms, where clients, employees, and technology are at the heart of everything we do? A role in the new Site Reliability Engineering team might be for you! While experience in DevOps or SRE is a strong plus, it is not a necessity. We are looking to build a diverse team with different skill sets and experience.
- Conduct end to end analysis that consists of gathering requirements, processing, analysis, algorithms, builds, ongoing deliverables, and presentations for specific projects
- Work with large sets of machine data to develop and implement demand forecasting models
- Build and prototype anomaly detection capabilities
- Assist in the development of business recommendations with effective presentation of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders using visual analytic displays of quantitative information
- Drive consistent standards, best practices, and expanding BlackRock’s data science community
- 5+ years of professional experience with a BA or MS degree in a quantitative discipline (computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, physical science, or related field)
- Background in basic mathematical principles such as regression, probability, distributions, matrix algebra, multi-variate calculus
- Familiarity with R, Python
- Exposure to Linux, SQL/NoSql, Spark, Hadoop, BI and Visualization tools
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 criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.