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Vice President, DevOps Engineer

Employer
BlackRock
Location
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Sector
Banking and Financial Services
Role
C-suite
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Description

About this role

Team Overview:

Data is at the core of the Aladdin platform, and increasingly, our ability to consume, store, analyze, and gain insight from data is a key component of our competitive advantage. The DataOps Engineering team is responsible for the data ecosystem within BlackRock. We engineer high performance data pipelines, provide a fabric to discover and consume data, and continually evolve our data storage capabilities. We believe in writing small, testable code with a focus on innovation. We are committed to open source, and we regularly contribute our work back to the community.

As a DevOps Engineer in the DataOps Engineering team you will: -
  • Work alongside our systems engineers and UI developers to help design and build scalable, automated CI/CD pipelines.
  • Help prove out and productionize infrastructure and tooling to support scalable cloud-based applications
  • Have fun as part of an awesome team
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary squad to establish our next generation of data pipelines and tools
  • Be involved from inception of projects, understanding requirements, designing & developing solutions, and incorporating them into the designs of our platforms
  • Mentor team members on technology and best practices
  • Build and maintain strong relationships between DataOps Engineering and our Technology teams
  • Contribute to the open-source community and maintain excellent knowledge of the technical landscape for data & cloud tooling
  • Assist in troubleshooting issues, support the operation of production software
  • Write technical documentation
Desirable Skills:
  • Passion for engineering highly available performant systems
  • Experience with Cloud Native platforms, both hosted and on-prem
  • Experience working closely with Systems Engineers and Technology teams
  • Working knowledge of building and deploying distributed systems
  • Experience with scripting such as Python or Ruby
  • Good understanding/experience with languages such as Go/Scala/Java
  • Experience with software deployment and orchestration technologies such as Helm, Docker, Kubernetes, Kubernetes Operator, etc.
  • Experience with Open-Source Data Platform projects like airflow, datahub is a plus.
  • Experience supporting database or datastores e.g. MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, Ignite, Hadoop, S3
  • Experience in messaging and streaming platforms such as NATS or Kafka
  • Experience in creating and evolving CI/CD pipelines with GitLab or Github following GitOps principles
  • Experience in security fundamentals
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in DevOps Cloud or related Engineering practices.

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

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.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

Job requisition #

R242406

Company

About Us

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. We serve pension plans providing for nurses, teachers, firefighters, law enforcement and other public and private sector workers, individual investors investing for their own retirement, and institutions such as governments, foundations and insurance companies. Clients turn to BlackRock for the innovative solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. We are passionate about helping those we serve build a strong financial future, so we seek out a diverse range of perspectives and talents to solve their most complex challenges.

While our firm has offices across more than 30 countries, we operate as "One BlackRock:” our people thrive on collaboration, mutual trust and respect, and we inspire each other to collectively raise our game. BlackRock is dedicated to its principles, which include a culture of equity and inclusion, where employees can bring their full selves to every conversation, every day.

Our employee networks

Our global networks are dynamic communities built on shared experiences, intersectionality and allyship. They are culture carriers for the firm, offering employees and allies the opportunity to enhance and shape the inclusive culture to which we aspire. Employee networks are sponsored by senior leaders and are proudly designed by employees, for employees.

The Ability & Allies Network (ABN) provides a sense of community, advocacy, resources and support for all types of disability-related issues within the firm.

Awards:

2022 Disability:IN Disability Equality Index

BlackRock was recognised as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion after scoring 100% on the Disability Equality Index. The index is a joint initiative between the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN. that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality.

Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022 – US & UK

This recognition is a result of the feedback provided by current and former colleagues about their experiences working at BlackRock. Ranking #72 in the US and #12 in the UK.

#1 Capital Markets Industry 2023

BlackRock was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for the 3rd consecutive year, according to Forbes and JUST Capital. We ranked #1 in the Capital Markets industry. The 2023 list of America’s Most JUST Companies celebrates U.S. corporations that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people – including issues like fair pay, ethical leadership, good benefits and work-life balance, equal opportunity, customer treatment and privacy, community support, environmental impact, and delivering shareholder return. By balancing the needs of all stakeholders, JUST 100 companies demonstrate that profits and purpose can go hand in hand.

 

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