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Software Engineering Manager - Private Equity & Real Estate Technology



Software Engineering, IT, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 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 $1 trillion 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.


As the Software Engineering Manager for Private Equity & Real Estate Technology, you will lead a dynamic team of full-stack engineers in designing, building, deploying, testing, and supporting a cutting-edge NextJS web application hosted on AWS. Your role will be instrumental in helping to transform the Alternative Asset Management industry through innovative technology solutions. Collaborating with business stakeholders, you will help drive business value while ensuring the delivery of high-quality code. You’ll tackle a variety of problems from scaling out infrastructure to promoting business efficiency through automating business processes. You’ll devise elegant solutions to Blackstone's most important problems and put your own best ideas to work in an entrepreneurial environment.

Our internal applications leverage a highly scalable microservices architecture deployed on cloud-hosted containerized environment. Key technologies in our stack include NextJS/React, FastAPI, Python, C#, Terraform, SQL, AWS ECS, AWS Lambda, AWS Step Function, AWS DynamoDB, AWS S3, CI/CD tooling (e.g., Jenkins), and data warehouse solutions like Snowflake.


  • Technical Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of full-stack engineers, providing hands-on guidance and fostering a culture of technical excellence.

  • Architecture and Development: Collaborate with your team to design, build, and maintain a web application using NextJS, Fast API, Python, C#, and other relevant technologies. Further, evolve and adopt technologies to help deliver business value in a secure, reliable, and scalable manner.

  • Cloud Expertise: Leverage your expertise in AWS services such as AWS Lambda, AWS Step Function, AWS DynamoDB, AWS S3, and Terraform to build and maintain scalable and resilient cloud-based solutions.

  • Microservices and Serverless: Drive the adoption of microservices architecture and serverless design principles to ensure high availability and cost-effective solutions.

  • Data Warehousing: Work with data engineering teams to interface with data warehouse solutions like Snowflake for data analytics and reporting.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams both internally and externally, including product managers, designers, and QA engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects.

  • Team Development: Provide training and mentoring to team members, encouraging professional growth and enhancing skills.


  • 10 + years software engineering with a strong command of NextJS or React, Fast API, Python, C#, Terraform, and AWS services

  • 2+ years of experience managing and mentoring software engineers

  • Deep understanding of microservices architecture, micro frontend architecture, and serverless design principles.

  • Proficiency in CI/CD tooling, particularly Jenkins, to enable efficient software development pipelines.

  • Previous experience with data warehouse solutions, especially Snowflake, is a plus.

  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership and communication skills, particularly in leading cross-functional teams in an agile environment.

  • Proven ability to partner effectively with business stakeholders to drive technology strategy and align it with organizational goals.

  • A self-starting, entrepreneurial attitude with a proven ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and industry trends.

  • A commitment to teaching, training, and mentoring team members, coupled with the ability to make substantial individual contributions.

  • A commitment to ensuring that the team consistently delivers high-quality code and facilitates effective communication and feedback within the team.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, with demonstrated leadership experience in similar roles.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

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:

$180,000 - $250,000

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.

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