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Blackrock Summer Internships – Data Stewardship Associate In Salt Lake City

    Website Blackrock

    Job Description:

    BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and an outstanding provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world! BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches sought at improving outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies crafted to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs!

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with data customers both internally and externally to stay abreast of new and evolving business requirements and market trends in order to align our data content with business needs
    • Provide data solutions, insights and expertise in response to changing business needs, market events, regulatory change and new financial products.
    • Data stewards are required to profile and analyze data to ensure content meets business requirements while being compliant with the various dimensions of data quality as outlined in our data quality policy.
    • Direct responsibility of drafting of business requirements and creation of data feed prototypes for data feed development.
    • Data Stewards are encouraged to conduct and coordinate UAT on content related data feed / technology changes that involve modifications to the way data is extracted, transformed or loaded.
    • Design data quality checks and performance metrics to assess data health and detect deficiencies and improvement with our data sources or internal data processes.
    • Provide Level 2 / Level 3 support for level 1 operations teams to facilitate troubleshooting or respond to content related inquires that require more sophisticated skills or specialized content knowledge.
    • Active engagement with key product partners to ensure client data experience is aligned and exceeding expectations
    • Build and maintain hard-working relationships with our data vendors & core internal development partners to achieve a comprehensive, quality data offering
    • Ongoing engagement with technology on ways to innovate and deliver high quality data solutions through robust storage, maintenance, management and delivery methods.

    Job Requirements/Qualifications:

    • Candidate must possess and demonstrate solid grasp of financial markets and general knowledge of the entire investment landscape.
    • Candidate is encouraged to think critically about complex business challenges and possess strong problem solving skills in order to deliver holistic solutions.
    • Candidate must have passion for, and comfort with, working in a high pressure and fast pace environment while maintaining quality and the integrity of investment data.
    • Candidate must be able to work in both an ambitious and team-oriented environment.
    • Candidate should have comfort with working with technical tools such as SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebook, Unix commands, Hadoop, Spark SQL, Tableau, etc.
    • Candidate must have superb communication skills to enable clear articulation while working with internal and external clients.
    • Candidate must have strong organizational skills and demonstrate project management experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial services realm.
    • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Business or Computer Science subject area.

    To apply for this job please visit careers.blackrock.com.


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