Data Stewardship, Vice President

BlackRock

3.4

(18)

London, United Kingdom

Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities
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    Position summary

    compliant with the various dimensions of data quality as outlined in our data quality policy.

    • Direct responsibility of drafting of business requirements and creation of data feed prototypes for data feed development.

    • Data Stewards are expected to conduct and coordinate UAT on content related data feed / technology changes that involve modifications to the way data is extracted, transformed or loaded.

    • Design data quality checks and performance metrics to assess data health and detect deficiencies and improvement with our data sources or internal data processes.

    • Provide Level 2 / Level 3 support for level 1 operations teams to facilitate troubleshooting or respond to content related inquires that require more advanced skills or specialized content knowledge.

    • Active engagement with key product stakeholders to ensure client data experience is aligned and exceeding expectations

    • Build and maintain high performing relationships with our data vendors & core internal development partners to achieve a comprehensive, quality data offering

    • Ongoing engagement with technology on ways to innovate and deliver high quality data solutions through robust storage, maintenance, management and delivery methods.

    This function will expose the Data Steward to a wide range of BlackRock's and BlackRock Solutions' tools and businesses and will require him/her to work closely with internal clients such as portfolio management, account management, operations, BlackRock Solutions as well as external users of security data. The critical responsibilities of this position are at the core of the Reference Data Team's objective of providing timely, accurate and complete data.

    Qualifications / Requirements:

    • Candidate must possess and demonstrate working knowledge of financial markets and general knowledge of the entire investment landscape.

    • Candidate is expected to think critically about complex business challenges and possess strong problem solving skills in order to deliver holistic solutions.

    • Candidate must have enthusiasm for, and comfort with, working in a high pressure and fast pace environment while maintaining quality and the integrity of investment data.

    • Candidate must be able to work in both an entrepreneurial and team-oriented environment.

    • Candidate should have comfort with working with technical tools such as SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebook, Unix commands, Hadoop, Spark SQL, Tableau, etc.

    • Candidate must have excellent communication skills to enable clear articulation while working with internal and external clients.

    • Candidate must have strong organizational skills and demonstrate project management experience.

    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial services realm.

    • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Business or Computer Science discipline.

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; 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.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities