Cloud Platform Engineer, Associate - Blackstone Technology & Innovations
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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
www.blackstone.com . Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn , Twitter , and
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 means 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
Blackstone's Platform Engineering Team is responsible for providing
the next generation public cloud platform that supports numerous
diverse workloads and helps empower and accelerate innovation at
the firm. As the platform is built with a strong bias towards
software defined infrastructure and automation techniques, platform
engineers will be tasked with leveraging software engineering
principles and best practice cloud infrastructure patterns to solve
critical problems and provide meaningful enhancements.
The position involves extending the existing platform and providing
new capabilities to solve numerous problem domains. As an engineer
on the team, you will be involved in design, implementation, and
support of public cloud infrastructure, processes, and core
components relied upon by applications across the firm. Team
members will also be challenged with tracking developments in
exciting areas like containerized runtimes, service meshes, and
serverless computing in order to keep the platform evolving in
powerful and impactful directions.
Leverage infrastructure-as-code frameworks to provision and
maintain cloud resources
Design, build, and maintain critical systems for identity,
authorization, secrets management, and other core services
Partner with cloud security teams to harden and secure cloud
Provide tooling and automated solutions to enable self-service
Improve availability, resiliency, and recoverability of key systems
by leveraging modern configuration management, deployment methods,
and architectural patterns
Work closely with DevOps teams to enable runtime environments that
provide container and serverless solutions
Enhance observability and supportability of the public cloud
Ability to write automation scripts and web services (Python)
Experience with infrastructure-as-code frameworks (e.g.
Hands-on experience with public cloud providers (AWS)
Experience with configuration management tooling
Familiarity with microservices architecture and distributed
Experience working with git source control and CI/CD systems
(Jenkins, TeamCity, Gitlab CICD)
Experience with both Linux and Windows OS
Preferred - experience with containers and orchestration platforms
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong troubleshooting skills
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
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.
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