About this role
The Aladdin Product Group (APG) sits at the heart of BlackRock, responsible for crafting, building, and operating Aladdin. Being a member of APG means working with the smartest in the industry to build innovative products that shape financial markets. We are 1,400 strong and are passionate about using technology to tackle our clients' toughest problems!
As a member of the Aladdin Product Management & Design team, you’ll be closely connected with the marketplace, our client community, and BlackRock business strategy to drive product direction. Sitting at the intersection of business and technology, our team works closely with Aladdin developers and users to innovate, conceptualize, design and pilot new capabilities to simplify our clients’ business 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.
Business Analysts within Aladdin Product Management & Design (APMD) team produce requirements that enable Aladdin’s product offerings to be developed with high quality and efficiency. In this role, you will partner closely with business users, product managers, and engineers to ensure harmonization between business requirements and technical specifications. We are looking for Business Analysts to focus on distinct areas of investment lifecycle: Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Investment Operations, Accounting, and Reporting.
Work with project managers, product managers, technical leads, business owners and developers through the whole SDLC
Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing specifications for both near and longer-term solutions
Produce key artifacts including business and functional requirement documents, user acceptance test plans and test cases
Write user stories and release notes
Develop a deep understanding of the market, users, business problems, and opportunities
Attend all key agile development rituals such as stand-ups, grooming, planning, demos, and retrospectives
3+ years as Business Analyst on software development projects
Strong interpersonal, problem-solving and planning skills, including ability to balance opposing priorities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and communicate up and down the organization
Ability to set and maintain priorities in a multi-task environment
Experience in product demos, presentations and user training
Experience working in Agile SDLC
Ability to work and deliver results independently, self-starter
Investment Management domain knowledge/experience a plus
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.
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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