Vice President, Software Engineering Lead - Gurgaon Vice President, Software Engineering Lead -  …

in Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Permanent, Full time
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in Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Permanent, Full time
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Vice President, Software Engineering Lead - Gurgaon

About this role

Are you interested in building innovative technology that shapes financial markets? Do you like working at the speed of a startup but want to tackle some of the world's most complex problems? Do you want to work with, and learn from, hands-on leaders in technology and finance?

At BlackRock, we are looking for Sr. Software Engineers who like to innovate and solve complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

With over USD $6 trillion of assets we have an extraordinary responsibility: our technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.

Being a technologist at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most advanced financial companies and also being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technology and solutions.

This role will be responsible for all aspects of software development, testing and ensuring compatibility with enterprise and solutions architecture by harnessing modern development technologies

You will have the chance to define and develop new capabilities and engage with multiple development teams and partners across the Aladdin Product Group.

You are:

  • Curious and eager to learn new things, with a healthy disrespect for the status quo

  • Willing to embrace work outside of your comfort zone, and open to guidance from others; you make mistakes, but learn from them

  • Passionate about technology, with personal ownership for the work you do

  • Data-focused, with an eye for the details that matter to tackle the problem

We are:

  • Passionate about building reliable software and scaling technology to meet the needs of tomorrow

  • Building solutions for both BlackRock and over 100 organizations who use our technology

  • Developing in Java, Python, Cassandra, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes and other technologies

  • Committed to open source and contributing back to the community

  • Writing testable software every day with a focus on incremental innovation

In this role you will be providing technical literacy, analytical assessment, team leadership, communication and problem-solving abilities to develop highly available, real-time, event-driven solutions to continue the buildout of Aladdin Product Group. This position will deal with both front-end as well as back-end development that includes Java, dynamic web app frameworks like AngularJS and a host of "big data" technologies/frameworks like Apache Ignite, Cassandra, etc.

As a hands-on manager of a full-stack development team (6 people), you will share ownership of these goals and be expected to interact with operational and client facing teams. We offer the opportunity to work with a team of engaged professionals who strive to make quality software that is a pleasure to use in addition to the opportunity to advance your abilities while learning about financial markets.


  • Able to be an effective player-coach, both managing a team and contributing as a developer

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to contribute as a leading member of global, distributed teams focused on delivering quality services and solutions

  • Able to distill complex technical challenges to actionable and explainable decisions

  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, technical & architecture skills in the context of cloud based global platform/product design, service management and product lifecycle management

  • Providing specifications according to which solutions are to be defined, managed and delivered

  • Describing the structure, characteristics, behavior and other aspects of software to project and business stakeholders

  • Identifying required software, systems and interfaces in alignment with enterprise architecture

  • Participates in the design, development and implementation of complex applications, often using new technologies.

Core competency requirements:

  • 7+ years Java Developer with significant experience delivering high-quality large-scale systems meeting client requirements

  • Strong knowledge of enterprise architecture and design, including effective design reviews and an ability to generate consensus across a complex organization

  • Experience leading teams and managing full-stack engineers

  • Significant experience with Agile methodologies and effective project management in outcome-driven organizations

  • Strong understanding of SDLC and how to build for testability; able to be a leader and evangelist for reliability and rapid deployments (including experience with CI/CD)

  • Experience with open-source tools (Spring, Apache, JBoss, Maven, JUnit, etc.).

  • Experience with UI technologies like JavaScript, Angular 6/7/8.

  • Experience with of relational databases, data modeling, etc. Sybase experience appreciated

  • Beneficial to have experience with cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, etc.) and cloud orchestration

  • Good to have knowledge on Linux Container like Docker, LXC, CoreOS rkt etc and an Orchestration platform like Kubernetes, docker swarm and compose etc.

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.

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, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

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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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