Director, Engineering Lead – Digital Assets & Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology APG – Product Engineering

at BlackRock
Location New York, NY
Date Posted June 11, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Description

About this role

Title

Director, Engineering Lead – Digital Assets and Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology

APG – Product Engineering

Location: New York

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, develop and lead execution of the blockchain/distributed ledger technology strategy and roadmap for BlackRock’s Aladdin platform
  • Evaluate different blockchain protocols/platforms to explore solution alternatives. Determine optimal architectures factoring in feasibility, maturity of solutions, cost, time to market etc. 
  • Serve as a trusted technical and architectural advisor to deliver solutions in partnership with business teams and technology.
  • Manage a team of developers deployed to deliver end-to-end technology solutions to business problems
  • Lead the build-out of the firm’s competencies in emerging future state blockchain-based architectures, including tokenization

Requirements

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing and developing blockchain solutions, including integration into the wider enterprise technology stack
  • 10+ years of experience in architecting and implementing enterprise technology applications
  • Experience managing teams of developers in delivering disruptive technology solutions
  • Deep technical understanding of leading blockchain protocols, strengths and limitations
  • Strong experience designing, developing, and operating resilient and scalable distributed systems
  • Solid understanding of cryptography, encryption and automation
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure services such as Google, Microsoft or Amazon
  • Experience working with fintechs in the blockchain ecosystem
  • Experience in securities and financial services preferred
  • Entrepreneurial and results oriented
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to present and convey ideas

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 December 31, 2020, the firm managed approximately $8.68 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. 

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

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

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 careers.blackrock.comwww.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | 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.