iShares Data Analyst

  • Not Specified
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BlackRock
  • 17 Aug 17

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. At December 31, 2016, BlackRock’s AUM was $5.1 trillion. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock
 
We are looking for developers with strong data analysis skills who can engineer creative tools and solutions in order to support the Capital Markets team within US iShares. In an effort to promote liquidity in ETFs and expand the adoption of iShares funds in client portfolios, the Capital Markets team is required to analyze large amounts of trading data across multiple investment vehicles. The role will require partnership with multiple in-house technology teams to streamline legacy processes while bringing new analytical products and ideas to fruition, all while ensuring compatibility with existing systems architecture. We are looking for self-motivated and entrepreneurial individuals with a strong desire to enhance the trading experience of ETFs, a financial instrument that is changing the complexion of the investment universe.

The candidate will have the opportunity to design and build new capabilities while engaging with multiple development teams across the iShares Research and Global Investments Group.


Responsibilities:

  • Automate various reporting processes

  • Partner with third party data providers to develop customer tools that highlight ETF opportunities and provide better analytics, with a goal of driving more ETF activity

  • Collaborate with other teams (Product, Strategy, Sales) to determine technical solutions for particular problems
     
Requirements
  • 3+ years data analysis experience.  Preferably in finance.

  • 2+ years SQL

  • 2+ years UNIX Scripting

  • 2+ years programming in Java, Python, R or other language.

  • Strong Excel and VBA skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
 
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.
 
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code