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Technology - 2021 Placement Program – 6 and 12 Month

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
London, Edinburgh
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
13/11/2020

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. We are building a culture of innovation, curiosity and compassion, one that enables every employee to make an impact.

Our 6 and 12-month placements give you the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be part of BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibility from day one and contribute to our success in helping to meet the evolving needs of our clients. You’ll gain and develop new skills as you build the foundation for a successful career.
We offer placement positions in Edinburgh (Aladdin® Client Services and Technology Support) and in London (Software Engineering and Client and Product Management).

The Placement Program acts as a feeder to the Full-Time Analyst Program.

Aladdin Client Services

Every day, the Aladdin Client Services team tackles the hardest, most sophisticated problems in FinTech. We utilize our in-depth understanding of Aladdin, our clients’ businesses, and the investment management process to provide world-class service to our rapidly-growing, global client base. We all studied different things and bring diverse skills and experiences to the table, but we share a serious passion for solving tough problems and keeping our clients happy.

Software Engineering

We build products and services to meet the needs of BlackRock and our clients. Our technology culture and solutions help distinguish BlackRock as an industry leader in both asset management and cutting-edge technologies. The team is made up of software engineers, data scientists, data engineers, quant developers, DevOps engineers, product managers, business analysts, UX engineers, UX designers and more, all working to drive innovation in the financial services industry.

Technology Support

Aladdin is relied upon by dozens of the world’s largest organizations to manage their business around the world, 24/7, and no one knows Aladdin like us. The Technology Support business consists of system administrators, software developers, incident managers and project managers focused on maintaining the stability and efficiency of the Aladdin platform for BlackRock and our clients. We are a fast-paced team operating in a multifaceted environment, and we’re constantly seeking new ways to improve our efficiencies, processes and automation.

Locations: London, Edinburgh

Application information

Undergraduate or master’s students required by their degree or university to complete a long-term internship. Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating in:

  • 2022 for 6-month placements
  • 2023 for 12-month placements

Apply for our Placement Program via our website.

Application deadline: 13 November 2020

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
June 2021
Region: 
London, Edinburgh and Lothian
Number of vacancies: 
6 to 10

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Yes
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