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What is the Aladdin Product Group?
At the heart of BlackRock, is the Aladdin Product Group (APG), the team responsible for designing, building and operating Aladdin.* Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with the industrys thought leaders to build innovative and next generation products that shape the financial markets. We are 1,400 strong and we eat, live and breathe tech.
You want to work in FinTech, you want to try something new, and you want to work for one of the worlds top FinTech companies.*
You are a Product Manager
who likes to solve complex problems, wants to innovate, to disrupt. You are looking for a firm that recognizes that strength comes from diversity, but inclusion comes naturally. You are looking for a team who will embrace your skills, curiosity, and passion to experiment while also giving you the opportunity to grow as an individual through experience and education. You are a business builder and product builder and most of all a problem solver.
You want to work for a company that prides itself for putting its clients, employees and community first, while recognizing that technology drives everything we do.* *
Youre responsible for leading the data science product management team, executing on the vision in close partnership with engineering and clients. Youre accountable for defining product strategy, being highly commercial, guiding products and being engrained in the entire product lifecycle. As investors increasingly rely on data to generate alpha and firms leverage data science techniques to resolve business challenges data science toolkits become a key differentiator. Your goal will be to leverage market intelligence, client needs, and product intuition to launch a data science capability for Aladdin, unlocking data for companies across the ecosystem.
Be a key leader on the Aladdin Product Management team for the data science platform. Define and own the product story Define and champion Aladdin data science product roadmap for BlackRock and clients Create alignment of the data platform vision across BlackRock, clients, and industry partners to build consensus and drive adoption Create a proposal for commercialization of data science tools and define new data product offerings for the Aladdin Business Partner with engineers across product lifecycle from idea conception to product launch Influence and lead a large scale virtual product team; educate and receive feedback so we can create tangible prototype that results in real business benefit and happy clients Partner with the Aladdin Business to identify and define potential acquisition or partnership opportunities to advance our mission Lead a data driven team that tracks and measures to inform product/deployment strategy
A team of world-class engineers, product managers, and UX professionals that build solutions for BlackRock and over 100 organizations who leverage the Aladdin eco-system
Hands on leaders who work across the industry to shape financial markets
Insatiable curiosity about the FinTech ecosystem, emerging products, and technologies
passion about technology, and love to solve complex problems
an agile, growth environment with new business and product opportunities every day
a desire to make BlackRock and the community a better place
a vision toward the future, with a focus on incremental innovation
You like to
Think commercially about business outcomes and be a thought leader in driving product solution
Work closely with designers, engineers and end users to translate design ideas into working prototypes and commercial products
Classify business challenges into distinct projects, deliverables or components
Turn difficult concepts into something intuitive and simple
Set and deliver compelling product visions and evangelize internally and externally
Influence and lead cross-functional and virtual teams, united toward a common goal of improving the product
Predict potential issues in implementing designs and find the best solution
Use market and competitor research to inform product strategy decisions
Previous data science experience and/or product management experience
Strong technical abilities with proficiency in python required
Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding product strategy
Commercial acumen and ability to define product success criteria
Excellent written and verbal communication skills of both business and technology concepts
Strong organizational, problem-solving and planning skills, including ability to juggle competing priorities
Superior influencing skills; desire and ability to manage teams and people to drive results
Ability to work and deliver results independently, a self-starter
Ability to learn new concepts from both a business and technology perspective; desire for continuous learning
Want to learn more?
For 30 years, to drive innovation, BlackRock has brought great minds together. From the very beginning, technology was leveraged for insight and efficiency to help our businesses better understand their clients objectives.* Again, BlackRock is accelerating innovation and technology to invest even more in their Aladdin platform and looking for people with a passion for technology and a love of solving complex problems to join their teams.
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 criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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