BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a global investment manager and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients—from grandparents, doctors, and teachers to large institutions—turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As a technologist at BlackRock, you’ll work with Big Data, create new digital products and have the opportunity to disrupt the financial industry for the better.
At BlackRock we are committed to cultivating and advancing diversity in all forms because we believe a wide range of perspectives and talent is crucial to creating a richer experience for our employees and better outcomes for our diversified global client base. BlackRock is proud to attend IT’s Not Just for the Boys! and we are looking forward to connecting with you all to share why we think BlackRock is a special place.
Current Recruitment Processes
Our assessment process will be conducted fully virtual – no in-person interviews.
General Recruiting Process
Apply online with your CV – you’ll then immediately receive a link to complete a short video recording in which you’ll answer two motivational questions. This video recording must be completed within 72 hours of submitting your CV. Following this you’ll participate in 2 x 30-minute live video interviews with members of the team to which you applied. The final stage is further interviews via video and may also include a presentation or case study.
Software Engineering Recruiting Process
Apply online with your CV – you’ll then immediately receive a link to complete a short coding challenge. This coding challenge must be completed within 96 hours of submitting your CV. The software engineering team reviews this code and if successful, you will be invited to interviews via video that will focus on competency and technical questions.
Application Opening Date
Applications to the 2021 programs open on 3 August 2020
Application Closing Date
Investment teams: 23 October 2020
All other teams: 13 November 2020
We begin reviewing applications following each program’s respective deadline (not on a rolling basis). The recruitment process takes place throughout autumn and winter, depending on business need. In some select cases, certain businesses may recruit through early next year.