Front End Software Engineer (JS Frameworks (React, Angular or Backbone))
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.3 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
We are a team of engineers and finance professionals revolutionizing the finance service industry. FutureAdvisor, backed by BlackRock, is a business-to-business, software-as-a-service (SAAS) company building a platform that allows our end-users to achieve their retirement and savings goals.
The Core Platform team is responsible for FutureAdvisor applications, tools & developer support. This includes web development framework, our design system, and best practices. As part of the platform team, our developers work closely with other engineering teams, DevOps and product to deliver next generation applications for our partners and their users.
We're growing at a rapid rate and we are looking to build new technology to scale our business. We're looking for software engineers who want to build impactful solutions to a really challenging problem: producing better financial outcomes for families
- Develop, maintain and scale consumer facing web applications
- Participate in the full software development life-cycle
- Understand the implications of security and data protection
- Communicate technical issues to both technical and non-technical audience
- Focus on unit and automated testing, so teams can iterate quickly while maintaining a high quality bar
- Mentor and guide junior engineers, including code and architecture reviews
- Help establish front-end best practices and guidelines
- BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience
- 5+ years of professional software development experience
- 4+ years of experience working with JS Frameworks (React, Angular or Backbone)
- 2+ years of Agile or Scrum experience
- 2+ years of CSS and CSS preprocessors (e.g. Sass, Less)
- Prior experience working in financial service/fintech
- Experience with Redux and Webpack
- Experience working with Ruby on Rails and MySQL
FutureAdvisor is an award-winning investment advisory firm that manages your existing IRA, Roth, taxable, and other investment accounts. We serve as a fiduciary, which means we put your financial interests ahead of ours. Our portfolio management service automatically monitors, rebalances, and tax-manages your current investments, adding low-fee index funds where necessary to bolster your portfolio. If your accounts are already with Fidelity or TD Ameritrade, we're simply a management layer you add over your existing accounts. If your accounts are elsewhere, we do the paperwork to consolidate them at Fidelity or TD Ameritrade as part of FutureAdvisor's services. We are: A team of engineers and finance geeks revolutionizing the finance service industry. Backed by BlackRock, we are a B2B2C enterprise SAAS company making software that allows our customers to retire in style.
The Digital Robo Advice experience is supplemented with a hands on Digital Advisement Platform and Client Operations for Financial Advisors to reach their clients at scale.
About Our Parent Company BlackRock
BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Our clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children's educations, and a better life. BlackRock is passionate about providing products and services that can help them build a strong financial future. BlackRock employees from around the globe are students of the market and students of technology, respectfully anti-bureaucratic, and innovative at the core.
We want you to know that we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and invite you to read more about us and our parent 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.
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 criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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