Aladdin Wealth Tech Client Delivery, Analyst

Recruiter
BlackRock
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Aug 2022
Closes
01 Sep 2022
Ref
16379200
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Description

About this role

The Aladdin Wealth Technology team partners with Wealth Management clients to help them lead all aspects of their enterprise risk, build better portfolios, and improve their value proposition to clients. This is achieved by using risk analytics - powered by Aladdin® - to equip Wealth Management clients with model construction capabilities, risk monitoring tools, and portfolio construction & analytics.

Our team
The Aladdin Wealth Technology team is part of the wider BlackRock Solutions (BRS) business. BRS is uniquely positioned to address the industry's risk management, portfolio construction, and financial technology demands.

This team was recently founded within BRS and, as a result, the role will evolve over time. However, this will be an exciting opportunity for someone interested in analytics and technology who is looking to learn about the Wealth Management industry and gain experience working with clients.

As an Analyst, you will
  • Develop a strong understanding of the Wealth Management industry, financial analytics and technology
  • Contribute to the build-out of product capabilities, functioning as the internal representative for clients by driving alignment between the Aladdin Wealth offering and client needs
  • Work with product managers, engineers, and researchers to help craft the product offering and support the development of core Aladdin models and risk systems
  • Build and deliver technical analyses to help clients better understand components of Aladdin and how our offering can be applied their business problems
  • Help lead conversations with clients to understand their business problems, then design and deliver solutions
  • Participate in the day-to-day of client implementations and ongoing client engagements, constructing and configuring the processes that generate Aladdin analytics for our clients
  • Engage clients on how best to integrate with the Aladdin platform during implementations, providing technical consulting on client data requirements and how to use our APIs and data extracts to source the analytics that Aladdin produces
  • Participate in prospective client pitches and be the best representative for the Aladdin Wealth platform


We're looking for individuals who have:
  • The desire to have a deep understanding of analytics and our clients, applying technology to solve real business needs
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey sophisticated concepts simply and clearly to clients
  • The ability to face off to external clients with good coordination skills, balancing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • The ability to thrive under pressure and enjoy a fast-paced environment, as well as set and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong fundamental understanding of technology and financial analytics
  • Some experience in software engineering/development (e.g., Python, Java, R, SQL, Unix), is a plus, however a desire to learn and improve technical abilities is a must
  • Experience implementing scalable processes, as a plus
  • Experience within the Wealth Management industry, as a plus


We'll give you:
  • The opportunity to work with some of the most sophisticated clients globally whilst broadening your fundamental financial and technological skills
  • The opportunity to lead client engagements with industry specialists on highly analytical parts of the product offering
  • The opportunity to help shape a constantly evolving product within the FinTech space
  • The opportunity to refine your analytical and client leadership skills
  • The opportunity to grow your technical skillset
  • The opportunity to work across multiple clients and develop relationships with industry specialists
  • The skillset and support network you need for a successful career at BlackRock


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 pilot

BlackRock's current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what's important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our "One BlackRock" culture means you'll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work - wherever you are.

The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

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 careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

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

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