Software Engineer (BlackRock)

We’re looking for the brightest engineering minds to solve the world’s most complex financial challenges. Join us in building and bettering the world’s smartest financial technology, Aladdin. This position is for a Software Engineer on BlackRock’s Aladdin’s trading platform. The Aladdin Trading System is one of the most critical components of the BlackRock technology stack and is designed to handle multiple asset classes on a unified platform. It is a distributed system designed to handle high volumes at low latency. The key components of the trading system include the order management system, the order crossing components, smart order routing, FIX-connectivity and execution management system.

What we’re looking for


 Hands-on experience in Java

 Experience in concurrent programming

 Experience in designing low latency, fault tolerant distributed applications

 Experience in developing distributed software systems using NOSQL technologies such as Cassandra, HBase or Riak

 Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field


 Experience in Scala or Python

 Experience in streaming technologies like Spark Streaming and/or Storm

 Financial knowledge and interest strongly


Access to top quality care through company sponsored medical, dental and vision plans

         Unlimited sick-time and generous paid time off

         401(k) retirement plan with per pay company matching contributions, plus an additional annual company retirement contribution

         Access to the Employee Stock Purchase Plan

         Competitive maternity and paternity benefits

         Commuter savings program

        Wellness incentive and discount programs

         Tuition assistance

         Employee referral bonus program

         BlackRock Gives Philanthropy Program

         …and more

Join Us. Make an Impact. Rock The Code.

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Benefits are subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and may be changed from time to time.

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, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.


Job posted 2/3/2016