Fixed Income Technical Project Manager (San Francisco, CA or London, UK)

Full Time London England BlackRock

About this role

Location: Local candidates in San Francisco, CA or London, UK.

Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

The Fixed Income Core PM team has responsibility for managing Blackrock’s Fixed Income portfolios, covering a wide variety of mandate types including model-based and fundamental funds, active and index funds, exchange traded funds and Fixed Income hedge funds.  The team liaises closely with many areas of Fixed Income and is responsible for ensuring that Fixed Income portfolios are managed effectively and in a consistent and risk-controlled manner.

The Core PM Architecture team are designing and developing portfolio construction algorithms to significantly increase automation and productivity across Core PM globally.  They are also partnering with Technology teams to develop the core platform with which to deploy algorithms robustly at scale.  Algorithms have already been successfully deployed which are event-based and automatically propose order lists that rebalance funds back to target.

A successful candidate will be familiar with management of a wide range of Fixed Income funds and have strong technology skills. They will also have the communication skills to partner with both PM and Technology teams to guide the integration of algorithms into the core BlackRock production technology.

The team member will formulate and oversee technical project plans across investment process and technology deliverables and will design algorithmic solutions that enable the scalability of the Bond ETF platform.

The role is based onsite in our San Francisco office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage initiatives, roadmaps, and technical project plans for the Core PM Architecture team

  • Coordinate requirements, development cycles, release processes, testing, and communications

  • Manage the product strategy for the GFI Algo Platform

  • Partner across PM, Global Markets, and Technology teams to assess priorities, options and complexities

  • Analyze Bond ETF processes & data using data science tools, provide recommendations, and design workflow enhancements

  • Design & build operating metrics and algorithms for Bond ETF Portfolio Management workflows

  • Build prototypes in Python, as appropriate


  • Strong quantitative background (BA/BS in Math/Science/Engineering/related discipline)

  • Excellent project management skills, especially technical focused

  • Confident managing projects in an agile development environment

  • Experience with Python or Java, and SQL

  • Awareness of investment processes, especially for Bond ETFs

  • Working knowledge of Fixed Income markets

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and process-oriented approach

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills

  • Knowledge of BlackRock Aladdin tools beneficial

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.

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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