BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.44 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
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We are a team of passionate engineers and domain experts revolutionizing the finance industry. Backed by BlackRock, we are a business-to-business, software-as-a-service (SAAS) company building a platform that allows our users to achieve their financial goals.
We are growing at a steady rate and we are looking to build new technology and processes to scale our business. We are looking for team members who want to build impactful solutions to a really
challenging problem: producing better financial outcomes for families.
About the Teams
The Client Experience Engineering team is responsible for building the FutureAdvisor client facing web applications and
tools. Our developers work closely with other engineering teams, product management and user experience (UX) designers to deliver compelling web and
mobile experiences for our partners and their users. This includes turning requirements into technical specs, development and testing of new features, bug
fixes, and building internal tools and workflow enhancements.
The Core Platform team owns the foundational technologies that enable the UX of our applications. Our developers on this
team work closely with other engineering teams, architects, and UX designers. As stewards of these technologies, the Core Platform team supports the
component design system that forms the basis of our UX as well as server-side technologies that enable building and delivery of front-end assets to
end-users. Providing this support includes writing technical specifications and documentation, coordinating system changes with multiple teams, and educating
engineers on how to employ current and future technologies.
We use a React and Redux stack on NodeJS, including Flow for Static Typing and Jest for unit tests and are migrating to
Webpack 4 and completely dockerized continuous deployments. Our backend stack includes Ruby on Rails and MySQL and there is opportunity for full stack development.
About the position
Senior level front end engineer that can help set and improve best engineering practices and guide the technical direction of our team and platform. There is room in this position to take on more web
platform and front end build & deployment work or more backend work if that is your career goal.
Role & Responsibilities
How to stand out during the application process
About Our Parent Company
BlackRock is a global
investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Our clients are
companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for
retirement, their children’s educations, and a better life. BlackRock is
passionate about providing products and services that can help them build a
strong financial future. BlackRock employees from around the globe are students
of the market and students of technology, respectfully anti-bureaucratic, and
innovative at the core.
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.We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.
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.