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BlackRock Agile Business Analyst, Associate | BlackRock in Singapore, Singapore

Agile Business Analyst, Associate | BlackRock

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R194050

Agile Business Analyst, Associate

Singapore, SG

Technology

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future.

That’s why investors of all kinds have made us the world’s largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.

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About this role

Are you interested in building innovative technology that shapes the financial markets? Do you like working at the speed of a start-up, but want to tackle some of the world’s most complex problems? Do you see yourself in an agile team, and learn from, hands-on leaders in technology and finance?

You're a problem solver who wants to innovate, to disrupt, to challenge the status quo. Our firm recognizes that strength comes from diversity, but inclusion comes naturally. You would like to be part of a team who will embrace your skills, curiosity, and passion to experiment while also giving you the opportunity to grow both technically and as an individual through experience and education.

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!

Our team is known for:

  • We are passionate about technology, and love to solve complex problems.

  • We build solutions for both BlackRock and over 100 organizations who get an advantage by using the Aladdin eco-system.

  • We are developing in Angular, React, Java, Python, Cassandra, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, a whole host of languages and many other open source technologies.

  • We are committed to open source, and prefer to contribute back to the community.

  • We believe in writing testable software, with a focus on incremental innovation and testing.

  • An awesome and inclusive culture. From the top of the firm down we embrace the values, identities and ideas brought by our employees.

As part of our team you will:

  • Serve as the key business analyst owning and delivering projects in a fast-paced global team.

  • Collaborate with management and key stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, assumptions, dependencies, value proposition / rationale, and impacted organizational functions and systems.

  • Document current state and future state processes, system flows, and data flows.

  • Document business, functional, and technical requirements.

  • Gather, document, analyze and draw conclusions regarding complex data and information.

  • Define, coordinate, facilitate and/or execute user acceptance tests against business requirements.

  • Document test results and develop remediation plans with developers to address unmet business requirements.

  • Document and train Operational teams on new processes & procedures.

  • Formulate, define and implement improvements to business processes and operations.

We value if you have :

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with an insane attention to detail and a commitment to follow through.

  • Experience using Agile methodologies – previous experience working with a backlog, sprints, retrospectives, behavior driven development etc.

  • A passion for delivering functional architecture which is innovative, and which supports end-to-end business processes.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a team environment.

  • Ability and desire to build and foster working relationships across various levels within both the business and technology organizations.

  • Track record of managing large, complex projects under tight deadlines successfully and handled change in priorities effectively

  • Superior communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and concise manner

  • Ability and desire to build and foster working relationships globally across various levels within both the business and technology organizations

  • A drive to work closely with the end users to help them evaluate process and design choices

  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo to drive business benefit

  • Positive action-oriented attitude, and willingness to roll up sleeves

  • Non-Fintech domain expertise in which you feel might be valuable.

Want to learn more?

For 30 years, to drive innovation, BlackRock has bought phenomenal minds together. From the very beginning technology was leveraged for insight and efficiency to help our businesses better understand their client’s objectives. Again, BlackRock is accelerating innovation and technology to invest even more in their Aladdin platform and looking for people with a great interest for technology and a love of solving complex problems to join their teams.

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 September 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.96 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock at https://twitter.com/blackrock |

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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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R194050

Team background

We are working with Big Data, creating new digital products and always looking for a chance to disrupt our industry for the better. There is a real sense of purpose to our work in that we’re innovating to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges in order to help more and more people achieve financial well-being.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and its supplement here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf . The pay transparency policy is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

BlackRock is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Disability.Assistance@blackrock.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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