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Vice President, US Fixed Income ETF Product Architect

San Francisco, California, United States
18 days ago



About this role

Your team

BlackRock's iShares is the #1 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) provider globally with over $2.5 trillion in assets under management. With a long history of ETF innovation and expertise, iShares is a trusted leader in the ETF industry. iShares serves investors of all sizes, including advisors, personal investors, wealth managers, banks, asset managers, pensions, and insurers. We offer clients a comprehensive range of products that provide precise, transparent and cost-efficient access to a full range of asset classes and global markets.

Our success is driven by four self-reinforcing competitive advantages: global brand; two global product lines that offer clients breadth, quality and liquidity; global footprint of people and connectivity across BlackRock; and global operating scale.

Your role and impact

We are seeking to hire a Fixed Income ETF Product Architect. This role is part of the U.S. ETF Product Engineering ("PrE") team which is responsible for evaluating new product opportunities, designing and launching new ETFs to ensure they meet iShares' high investment performance and market quality standards.

A Fixed Income ETF Product Architecture is responsible for delivering iShares and BlackRock Fixed Income products that are consistent with the high standards of quality seen across the Fixed Income franchise. In this role, the individual will work with various internal and external teams including portfolio managers, ETF capital markets teams and index providers to design and enhance investment and creation/redemption models. This will requires building strategic partnerships across the business while managing various stakeholder interests with an ability to execute in a dynamic environment. Additionally, the role includes developing iShares board proposals for new fixed income products to help bring new innovative ETFs to investors.

A successful candidate will have a solid understanding of fixed income securities, markets, investment products, and portfolio construction along with an ability to lead cross-functional initiatives and develop talent.

The role is based in San Francisco or New York.

Your responsibilities

  • Design and deliver against our U.S.-listed fixed income ETF pipeline.
  • Build and manage relationships with partners across the global iShares and Product organizations to foster collaboration and draw competitive advantages from the iShares global footprint.
  • Lead cross-functional teams from Portfolio Management, Global Markets, Risk and Quantitative Analysis (RQA), Legal, Compliance, Tax, and Fund Administration teams as well as external parties such as custodians, index providers, broker dealers, and clients.
  • Develop and apply knowledge of U.S. and international legal, regulatory, and capital markets requirements and procedures related to exchange traded funds.
  • Identify and drive effective decision-making related to product, investment process, and operating model design tradeoffs.

You have...

  • 5+ years of experience in financial services with experience in fixed income markets, product development, portfolio management, risk management, and/or product strategy
  • BA/BS in finance, economics or other related field; MBA, MFE and/or CFA credential a plus
  • Experience in fixed income ETF product development, product structuring, portfolio management product origination or financial product management is highly desired
  • An understanding of fixed income securities, portfolio construction, and trading
  • Experience in leading teams and projects throughout the stages of the development lifecycle, and ability to understand and manage dependencies appropriately
  • Strong business judgment and decision-making with a fiduciary and problem-solving mentality
  • High intellectual curiosity with strong interest and ability to learn and apply
  • Strong leader and teammate with high integrity and emotional intelligence

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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Job Information

  • Job ID: 63192969
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Position Title: Vice President, US Fixed Income ETF Product Architect
  • Company Name For Job: BlackRock1
  • Job Function: Other
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