Portfolio Analytics

We deliver the full capabilities of BlackRock's proprietary analytics to investment and risk professionals.

What We Do

Portfolio Analytics within BlackRock Solutions creates and delivers Aladdin’s® analytical capabilities to help the firm and our clients understand and manage their investments and risk. Our group leverages financial expertise, technical skills and knowledge of the investment process to implement innovative scalable solutions. Analysts develop a broad understanding of finance, clients, and technology; they learn to navigate all groups at BlackRock to solve business problems.

Our team is known for:

  • Problem solving: We partner with investments, risk and client-facing teams to understand their business problems and provide creative solutions using Aladdin® analytics
  • Innovation: We sit at the intersection of finance and technology. We conceptualize, design and implement new capabilities to ensure that Aladdin® remains the best platform for clients to understand and manage portfolios and risk
  • Centralized & scalable operating platform: Aladdin® is a global operating platform that helps us solve problems in a standardized and efficient manner

What You’ll Do

As an analyst with the Portfolio Analytics, you will:

  • Gain a broad understanding of analytics, markets, and Aladdin’s® capabilities
  • Utilize analytical models, reports and large scale data processing tools to help clients manage their portfolio risk, exposure and performance
  • Perform special analyses in response to market events, new business needs and client needs
  • Contribute to the creating, testing and roll-out of financial models, analytics and reporting for new security types and products
  • Provide rapid response tactical solutions leveraging critical thinking, programming skills  and creativity
  • Engineer processes and enhance tools to deliver analytics and support BlackRock’s Aladdin® technology infrastructure
  • Improve operational efficiencies to enable scalable business growth
Qualities we look for:
  • Demonstrated passion for capital markets and investment management
  • Keen interest in critical thinking and applying technology to solve problems
  • Ability to synthesize and articulate complex ideas
  • Eagerness to master the underlying infrastructure, models and tools within BlackRock’s Aladdin® system
  • Interest in learning techniques such as statistical analysis (R, SAS, Matlab), data mining (Scala, Hadoop, Spark, SQL), web development (Javascript/AngularJS, HTML, CSS) or full scale enterprise application development (Java, C/C++, Python)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well on cross-functional teams
  • The ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently
  • Desire to gain a broad understanding of our industry and clients

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