Web Engineer

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Job Description

About this role

Team Overview

The Aladdin Platform Operations is part of the Aladdin Product Group at BlackRock. It is responsible for ensuring a fully stable, resilient, scalable, and cost-efficient production environment across all our core investment systems.

The Aladdin Platform Operations group is seeking to hire a Web Infrastructure Engineer for its Web Operations Team. This team is responsible for the design, maintenance, security and continuous improvement of BlackRock s web stack for both DMZ and internal sites.

This role is as a member of an established global team involving coordination with different stakeholders across the regions. The team interacts regularly with other technology teams, project managers and software developers. The team uses advanced off-the-shelf software (e.g Nginx, Apache, Squid, Consul, Java web servers) and develop our own tools to assist in running and controlling a complex environment.

Job Purpose

The individual should be a web application technology advocate driven by performance, uptime, and resiliency. The individual will be responsible for improving existing web application architecture and its security. This will include working with different teams to preform security remediation, upgrades to third-party web software, configure and write custom code to accommodate the numerous applications that use these and future frameworks. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate an ability to take total ownership of issues.

Role Responsibilities

Problem determination / Resolution: Work with the Development and Operational teams to design/engineer web infrastructure to meet future needs, secure the platforms, provide level 2 support for operational issues.

Flexibility: Handle multiple efforts from multiple teams and prioritize in terms of criticality, which to focus and resolve first.

Build efficiency: Identify, recommend, and implement long term changes to continuously improve applications reliability and performance. Simply, automate and improve our methods to build more efficiency.

Communication: Build positive relationships with other teams through clear & concise communication, delivery and knowledge sharing

Weekend Support: Occasionally provide on-call support for weekend maintenances and priority issues

Qualifications / Experience

Successful completion of a degree in computer science or related IT field

5+ years experience in Web based applications

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.

Company Information

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. BlackRock Leverages BIGGER DATA. To deliver SMARTER MONEY. And drive MASSIVE IMPACT in the lives of millions of people around the globe.
Dice Id : 10114248
Position Id : R191006
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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