Lead C++ Developer, Vice President, Aladdin Product Group Lead C++ Developer, Vice President, Aladdin  …

in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
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in Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Lead C++ Developer, Vice President, Aladdin Product Group

About this role

Your team

You will be working on BlackRock's investment operating system Aladdin. Aladdin is used both internally and externally by many financial institutions. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management, trading and operations tools on a single platform to power informed decision-making and build a connective tissue for thousands of users investing worldwide.

This team is responsible for developing and maintaining the core systems of Aladdin like the BlackRock Messaging System, Aladdin Search Layer, and Aladdin Data Layer.

Your role and impact

We are looking for a strong senior developer to be the lead for Critical Infrastructure(CI) for all C++ critical components in Budapest. The individual will lead all aspects of critical elements of our infrastructure and work on projects ranging from messaging to job scheduling for our calculation farm.

We encourage our developers to be involved from inception of projects, understand requirements, architect, develop, deploy, and maintain applications. Typically they work in a multi-disciplinary squad(we follow Agile!) which involves partnering with program and product managers to expand product offering based on business demands.

Your responsibilities

  • Build out the C++ API for our EventBus API - a Kafka based messaging component used to distribute events in Aladdin

  • Maintenance of all C++ core libraries used by application teams

  • Developing a defense in depth strategy and remediating any security vulnerabilities

  • Own the Azure Dev Ops C++ pipelines - CI/CD process used by Critical Infrastructure

  • Safely handle important elements of a software stack

You have

  • At least 5+ years of experience with strong understanding of SDLC and previous team management experience

  • Good communications skills, proven track record of working well in a team

  • Extensive experience in design patterns and be comfortable discussing design and technical architecture

  • Experience/interest in a messaging system/inter process communication

  • Some experience supporting applications in production

  • Experience in Agile methodology is required

Useful skills

gRPC, protobuf, Kafka, consul, Vault, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Envoy

Work environment

  • Corporate phone (in selected positions)

  • Ability to work from home

  • Ultra wide monitors and standing desks for everyone

  • Free coffee

  • Bicycle storage, shower, discounted garage space for car owners

Time off

  • Unlimited number of paid holidays above the legally eligible quota (to be discussed with the manager)

  • Working Saturdays are given as a holiday

  • Four weeks of paternity leave

Company culture and volunteering

  • Two fully paid volunteering days

  • Company organized volunteering opportunities

  • Corporate events including family events

  • Donations to NGOs are matched 1:1 by the company

Interested? Hit apply!

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.

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.
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