Site Reliability Engineer

Blackrock, Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Description

About this role

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

The Site Reliability Engineering team has 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.

We are seeking energetic and driven engineers who are looking to help build a diverse and dynamic team. This team will solve complex problems relating to the stability and scale of Aladdin's complex ecosystem.

Responsibilities

  • Design, Develop and Deliver world class software applications to improve Aladdin reliability

  • Work with development teams to better utilize new operational tools and paradigms

  • Build new shared components that prioritize performance, scale and resiliency

  • Engineer and build intelligent monitoring and alerting tools that facilitate self-healing software

  • Engineer and build comprehensive capacity management and demand forecasting solutions

  • Build next-gen automation tools utilizing technologies such as Kubernetes

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline

  • Expert on Core Java/J2EE with at least 6+ years hands on experience

  • Expert on frameworks like Spring, Hibernate

  • Strong database experience

  • Strong experience with object modeling and architecture

  • Passion for learning and implementing new technologies

  • Experience with cloud native patterns such as microservices and observability

  • Experience with metrics tools like Prometheus and Influx a strong plus

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker a strong plus

  • Experience with NoSQL databases and Kafka is a strong plus

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate ability to be a self-starter and learn quickly

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Strong attention to details and thoroughness

  • Excellent ability to mentor junior members of the team

  • Strong ability to effectively influence design and development decisions

About BlackRock

BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

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 arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.


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