Platform Engineer, Distributed Ledger | eFinancialCareers

Sam Fried

Platform Engineer, Distributed Ledger Description About this role The Aladdin Product Group is looking for a software engineer with experience in blockchain technology for our Distributed Ledger Technology Development Center. This is a platform operations role, focusing on distributed ledger technologies and using cloud capabilities within BlackRock’s powerful asset management […]

Platform Engineer, Distributed Ledger

Description
About this role
The Aladdin Product Group is looking for a software engineer with experience in blockchain technology for our Distributed Ledger Technology Development Center. This is a platform operations role, focusing on distributed ledger technologies and using cloud capabilities within BlackRock’s powerful asset management platform.Â

This team will provide operational and engineering support for multiple messaging platforms. This includes build automation, provisioning, monitoring, and updating infrastructure, as well as the tooling to automate migrations to the cloud and integrate with blockchain networks. The team will also be responsible for finding opportunities to improve our architecture using cloud-native and blockchain-based technologies.
Security, performance, data privacy, and system resilience are integral to the design and architecture. Experience implementing enterprise solutions in a commercial context is a strong plus.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate with product management, product engineering, and business teams to enable successful implementation of distributed ledger solutions within Aladdin
  • Design, develop, and operate resilient and scalable distributed systems
  • Handle deployment of IaaS components including storage, network, and compute for distributed ledger networks
  • Provide guidance and direction into deployment models and associated performance and cost trade-offs
  • Lead all aspects of network performance and stability, triage production incidents, and engage with respective partners to optimize services

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in computer science or engineering degreeÂ
  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in a software engineering team and minimum 1 year with distributed systems
  • Strong technical knowledge of microservices architecture, docker, and cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with leading blockchain protocols used in an enterprise context (e.g., Ethereum, Quorum, Corda)
  • Experience deploying to and operating commercial clouds; namely Azure, AWS, or GCP
  • Familiarity with messaging technologies & platforms such as Apache, Kafka, Axoni, MetaMask, Azure’s Service Bus, Event Grid, Event Hub, IBM MQ, FIX, SWIFT, etc.
  • Experience with orchestration and container engines such as Kubernetes and Docker

CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE:

  • A drive for continuous learning and growth through the exploration of new technologies and the acquisition of new programming languages and skillsets
  • Passion for building highly available, performant, and secure messaging systems
  • Comfort in working with sophisticated cross-domain applications in a global organization across multiple time zones
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • A thirst for innovation and a willingness to experiment with new technology applications
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a diverse environment
  • Proven ability to learn and adapt

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.com | www.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.

https://www.efinancialcareers.com/jobs-USA-GA-Atlanta-Platform_Engineer_Distributed_Ledger.id12207113

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