Product Owner (Aladdin Investor), Associate
BlackRock
London, United Kingdom
22h ago

About this role

The Aladdin Product Group (APG) sits at the heart of BlackRock, responsible for designing, 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.

Are you interested in establishing a career foundation at the intersection of risk and portfolio management processes and technology products?

We are 1,400 strong and are passionate about using technology to tackle our clients' toughest problems!

As a Product Owner with focus on Strategic Asset Allocation, Portfolio Modelling, and Liability Driven Investing, you will be responsible for tactically leading our newly-formed, cross-functional squad.

You will learn how to elicit requirements, prioritize backlogs, map dependencies, and mitigate development blockers, aligning feature delivery with our broader Aladdin product vision.

You will have the opportunity to learn about and interact with a variety of core Aladdin capabilities, from optimization to reporting, to construct truly connected investor workflows.

You will also closely connect with the marketplace, our client community, and BlackRock business strategy to steer our product's direction.

Contributing to diverse engineering, modeling and Aladdin business teams, we will deliver cutting-edge portfolio management and modelling capabilities and superb customer experiences.

This role is accountable for bringing sophisticated Strategic Asset Allocation capabilities to BlackRock and the client community and for the advancement of our product strategy for Investors.

This includes not only in-app capabilities and user experience but also the development and external marketing of these new capabilities.

A successful product owner will help define a clear product vision, execute on this vision, and ensure continuous partner feedback and alignment.

What you will be doing :

Shape and execute on the product vision for Strategic Asset Allocation

Own the Strategic Asset Allocation product backlog, from feature definition and prioritization to development readiness.

Collaborate with partners to define deployment strategy

Communicate product strategy and develop key product relationships

Partner with developers through the development process; incorporate user feedback

Lead a virtual product team to build tangible prototypes that clearly articulate business benefits

Serve as a resource to internal and external clients with regard to our capabilities in the context of their business

Partner with the Aladdin Business to help define and lead opportunities related to portfolio modelling workflows in the market place

Define and measure business and technical performance metrics to advise product strategy

Stay attuned to industry and technology trends, markets and alternative product offerings and conceptualize impacts to the product offering

You have :

2-4 years of Product Management / Product ownership or meaningful experience desired

Proven capacity for developing and understanding strategy

Unbridled interest in understanding and solving problems

Basic familiarity with portfolio construction concepts desired

Strong interpersonal, problem-solving and planning skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and communicate up and down the organization

Ability to work and deliver results independently, self-starter

BA / BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Finance or equivalent practical experience

Strong technical abilities, including familiarity working with APIs

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.

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