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Technology - 2021 Spring Insight Program

Job/scheme locations: 
London, Edinburgh
Type of opportunity: 
Insights programme
Application deadline: 
04/12/2020

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.

The Spring Insight Program provides a week-long, in-depth look at our business. You’ll experience life at BlackRock through classroom sessions, work-shadowing, networking and social events.

The Spring Insight Program acts as a feeder to the Summer Analyst, Placement and Off-Cycle Internship Programs.

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.

Aladdin Wealth Tech

We are a fast growing FinTech business operating within BlackRock Solutions, and our mission is to demonstrate the power of BlackRock’s data, scale, and financial models to give financial advisors the edge they need to build better portfolios and deliver better outcomes to their end customers.

Portfolio Analytics

The Portfolio Analytics group delivers analytics that provide transparency to each client's portfolio on Aladdin®. We weave together Aladdin’s world-class data, financial models and technology to develop meaningful insights for investment and client teams. Analysts on our team will develop a broad understanding of finance, clients, and technology. They will learn tonavigate teams across BlackRock, to explore opportunities for new ways to apply data and analytics with high impact and deploy enhanced analytics to provide actionable insights into portfolios.

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

Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or master’s degree program between January 2023 and December 2023.

Apply for our Spring Insight Program via our website.

Application deadline: 4 December 2020

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
March 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?: 
No
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