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Financial Data Engineer, Associate - Liquids Technology

Company: myGwork
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $951 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at . Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn , Twitter , and Instagram .

Blackstone Technology & Innovations
Blackstone Technology & Innovations (BXTi) is the technology team at the core of each of Blackstone's businesses and new growth initiatives. Serving both internal and external clients, we work to build the next generation of systems that manage risk, create efficiency and improve transparency within the firm and across our broad community of investors and portfolio companies.

BXTi is nimble and entrepreneurial - our open, iterative design processes and rapid pace of development mean that everyone on the team has the opportunity to make an impact from day one. We are problem solvers who can take projects from idea to implementation. We believe in active mentoring and developing excellence. We collaborate to find the best answers for our customers and for Blackstone. We are critical to the firm maintaining its competitive edge.
Your Role:
As a Financial Data Engineer, you will develop innovative technologies that are changing the Alternative Asset Management industry. You will work with other engineers and business analysts to design, build, deploy, and support ETL data pipelines and infrastructure across multiple business units. Our custom-built applications are mostly developed in Python and hosted within AWS. We take full advantage of cloud native container-based and serverless architectures. We build robust data pipelines connecting to Snowflake for data analysis and visualization. You will devise elegant solutions to Blackstone's most meaningful technical challenges and put your own best ideas to work in an entrepreneurial environment inside one of the leading companies in its industry.
The skills and experience you will need to make an impact:
A desire to learn and adapt to new technologies and desire to keep improving

A self-starting, entrepreneurial attitude

Proven experience in either equities, fixed income or alternative asset classes

Deep understanding of quantitative techniques and methods, statistics and econometrics - including probability, linear regression and time series data analysis

Sound knowledge of Python and Pandas or equivalent data manipulation library

Knowledge of SQL language

Familiarity with AWS ecosystem including S3, RDS, Kinesis, EMR, EC2

Familiarity with Snowflake, Airflow, DBT, Great Expectations and Jupyterlab

Object-oriented programming experience in any language

How you will make an impact and the tools you'll use to do it:
Partner with quantitative researchers, technology partners and senior management

Use tools such as Airflow and Snowflake to build data pipelines

Design data models and persist data to Snowflake cloud data warehouse

Use DBT to manipulate and transform data

Utilize Kafka and SQS for messaging

Use TeamCity and Jenkins to automate deployments

Write automated unit, integration, and deployment tests

Build tooling to automate away repetitive tasks

Other exciting aspects of a career at BXTI:
You'll be paired with an experienced technical mentor who will advise and mentor you

You'll have the opportunity to participate in charitable events supporting the communities you work in

You can get involved in recruiting in order to help build a world-class team

You'll attend (and host) technology events and meetups with your colleagues

You'll take advantage of many training opportunities

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.
Expected annual base salary range:
$130,000 - $145,000 Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.
Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please contact Human Resources at 212-583-5000 (US), +44 (0)20 7451 4000 (EMEA) or +852 3656 8600 (APAC).
Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:
Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

To submit your application please complete the form below. Fields marked with a red asterisk * must be completed to be considered for employment (although some can be answered "prefer not to say"). Failure to provide this information may compromise the follow-up of your application. When you have finished click Submit at the bottom of this form.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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