Vice President, Blockchain Lead @blackrock
New York, NY, USA
What we do
BlackRock’s business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future.
That’s why investors of all kinds have made us the world’s largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.
About this role
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. seeks Vice President, Blockchain Lead in New York, NY to create and implement strategies designed to drive demand for the firm's offerings and enhance the value proposition to clients of the firm’s investments and technology offerings.
Req’s: Master’s degree or equivalent in Economics, Business Administration or a related field of study and 4 years of experience in the job offered or related occupation: conducting financial due diligence on prospective investment opportunities: conducting valuation analysis on companies across multiple sectors and business models; presenting technological insights and strategic considerations to wide audiences including clients, external partners and internal business units; structuring financial transactions using a combination of equity, debt, and derivative securities; conducting commercial, operational and financial risk analysis; and evaluating the impact of industry and market structures on commercial opportunities and competitive dynamics.
Must have 1 year of experience in: articulating the technological foundations of blockchain technology including cryptographic hash functions, distributed network consensus mechanisms, and public-private key cryptography; devising and articulating fundamental valuation methodologies for crypto-assets; evaluating game theory and decentralizing governance models associated with blockchain technology; and working with key drivers of blockchain networks’ design and their impact on the four key dimensions of blockchain performance including speed, scalability, privacy, and security.
In the alternative, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in one of the above fields and 6 years of experience in the above listed skills.
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.
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of September 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.81 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
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.
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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