Associate, Data Science

Nov 16, 2023

PL1 - 820 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, San Mateo

About this role

Company: BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

Job Title: Associate, Data Science

Location: 820 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Summary of duties: Design, develop and program methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured, diverse “big data” sources to generate actionable insights and solutions for client needs and/or product enhancements. Interact with stakeholder teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis, research opportunities for new uses of existing data and develop processes for data modeling, mining, and production. Utilize various techniques in machine learning, data mining, statistics, and big data infrastructures. Work with different datasets and run algorithms on large size data effectively and efficiently, staying up to date with all the latest cutting-edge technologies.

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in Data Informatics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, and two (2) years of experience as an Associate, Aladdin Product Group; Analyst, Aladdin Product Group; Graduate Analyst Summer Intern; Programmer; Graduate Apprentice; or a related role. Two (2) years of experience with: utilizing data science principles to map applications into data science frameworks, including supervised learning, clustering, collaborated filtering, optimizations, and decision models; utilizing computer programming languages, including Python, JavaScript, SQL, Java, and Scala; applying financial market theory in capital market work, including financing models and asset valuations; applying mathematics and statistics to internal models and AI algorithms; and utilizing big data technology to distribute computing and data storage in cloud, including AWS, Azure, and Google.

Salary range: $145,000 – 152,500

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For California only the salary range for this position is $. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

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.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

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.

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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 arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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