Software Engineer - Blackstone Technology & Innovations
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 www.blackstone.com. Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.
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.
BXTI is hiring across multiple business functions and levels, which makes this an exciting opportunity to get exposure to the full spectrum of work within the organization.This includes:
Liquid Market & Data Technology: Builds scalable, secure liquid markets trading platform and develops firmwide data strategy
Private Equity & Real Estate Technology: Transforms businesses through new technology platforms, and optimal use of data solutions for asset management and portfolio oversight
Client & Firmwide Platforms: Designs and builds leading investor reporting, finance platforms for accurate and deeps insights for our investors and creates automated workflow solutions
Cloud & Platform Engineering: Build and manages secure, scalable, reliable, cost-effective cloud platforms while deploying patterns and tooling to enhance developer productivity and experience
Enterprise Technology: Builds and operates workplace engineering to enable the firm to communicate and collaborate more effectively through cutting technologies
As a Software Engineer in BXTI’s group, you will work with a cross functional team of technologists that design, build, test, deploy, and support various applications and systems hosted on AWS. This work is instrumental for Blackstone in transforming the Alternative Asset Management industry through innovative technology solutions. Collaborating with product managers, you will 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.
Our internal applications leverage a highly scalable microservices architecture deployed on cloud-hosted containerized environment. Key technologies in our stack include 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.
Collaborate with teams to design and implement new features and applications, using Agile methodologies and JIRA.
Develop cloud-native solutions using AWS, Terraform, Docker, and Nginx, ensuring scalability and robustness.
Use of standard CI/CD tooling (Jenkins) to build and deploy application code in various environments
Create, deploy, and maintain APIs and supporting microservices for integration with front-end applications and third-party applications
Create pages in React while adhering to firm's design standards leveraging reusable components for seamless user experience for both desktop and mobile.
Participate in Agile ceremonies, lead technical design and code reviews, and troubleshoot software defects.
Provide technical support, automate repetitive tasks, and stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies.
Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements, define project scope, and provide business support.
Mentor junior developers, contribute to team culture, and be open to learning from senior engineers.
3+ years of full stack software development experience, proficient in C# and/or Python, databases (relational and/or NoSQL), and cloud technologies (preferably AWS).
Knowledge of infrastructure as code tools like Terraform and containerization technologies like Docker.
Experience with Agile methodologies, especially Scrum, and ability to manage projects from start to finish.
Deep understanding of RESTful API design, development, and scalable microservice architectures.
Ability to develop scalable, secure, and maintainable code with strong object-oriented programming experience.
Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and strong communication skills.
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial attitude, willing to teach, mentor others, and learn new technologies.
BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, 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:$135,000 - $155,000
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.
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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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