Product Business Analyst – Aladdin Product Group

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Product Business Analyst – Aladdin Product Group

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    About this role

    Your Team

    The Aladdin Product Group (APG) sits at the heart of BlackRock, responsible for crafting, building, and operating Aladdin. Being a member of APG means working with the smartest in the industry to build innovative products that shape financial markets. We are 1,400 strong and are passionate about using technology to tackle our clients' toughest problems!

    As a member of the Aladdin Product Management & Design team, you’ll be closely connected with the marketplace, our client community, and BlackRock business strategy to drive product direction. Sitting at the intersection of business and technology, our team works closely with Aladdin developers and users to innovate, conceptualize, design and pilot new capabilities to simplify our clients’ business problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your unique skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

    Business Analysts within Aladdin Product Management & Design (APMD) team produce requirements that enable Aladdin’s product offerings to be developed with high quality and efficiency. In this role, you will partner closely with business users, product managers, and engineers to ensure harmonization between business requirements and technical specifications. We are looking for Business Analysts to focus on distinct areas of investment lifecycle: Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Investment Operations, Accounting, and Reporting.

    Your Responsibilities:

    • Work with project managers, product managers, technical leads, business owners and developers through the whole SDLC
    • Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing specifications for both near and longer-term solutions
    • Produce key artifacts including business and functional requirement documents, user acceptance test plans and test cases
    • Write user stories and release notes
    • Develop a deep understanding of the market, users, business problems, and opportunities
    • Attend all key agile development rituals such as stand-ups, grooming, planning, demos, and retrospectives
  • Qualifications

    You Have:

    • 3+ years as Business Analyst on software development projects
    • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving and planning skills, including the ability to balance opposing priorities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and communicate up and down the organization
    • Ability to set and maintain priorities in a multi-task environment
    • Experience in product demos, presentations and user training
    • Experience working in Agile SDLC
    • Ability to work and deliver results independently, self-starter
    • Investment Management domain knowledge/experience a plus

    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.

  • 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.

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Fun Fact
    We offer a fun, entrepreneurial culture you wouldn’t typically find at a financial services company. You can even wear jeans to work!
  • About Us

    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, 2019, the firm managed approximately $7.43 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.