BXTI - Enterprise Technology, DevOps Technical Lead Engineer, VP (Miami, FL)

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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 $881 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 Instagram.

Firm Overview:

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 $684 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, 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 Twitter @Blackstone.

Business Unit: Technology & Innovations

Business Unit Overview:

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.

Job description:

Blackstone's DevOps team is responsible for providing runtime and automation solutions that empower hundreds of developers to migrate and run workloads in the public cloud. DevOps engineers rely on software engineering principles and an "automate everything" mindset to deliver powerful pipelines and orchestration platforms necessary to drive the next wave of innovation of the firm.

The position involves design, implementation, enhancement and support of our CI/CD frameworks, container solutions, runtime environments, and supporting public cloud infrastructure. As the technical lead for the DevOps team, you will work closely with our platform engineers, security experts, and software developers across the firm to enable their applications in the cloud, provide self-service tooling, modernize deployments, and evangelize best practices. The DevOps technical lead will also be responsible for managing a team of talented DevOps engineers and participate in developing the technology roadmap for cloud engineering in general.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage team of 6-8 DevOps engineers as well as overseeing project-based consulting engagements
  • Leverage infrastructure-as-code frameworks to provision and maintain cloud resources
  • Build, maintain, and manage clusters for technologies like Kubernetes
  • Support containerized workflows and applications
  • Research and deployment of new technologies to continue to drive innovation
  • Improving the software development process across teams
  • Define team roadmaps, goals, and objectives


Qualifications (Required):
  • At least 3 years' experience with the following:
    • Working with public cloud providers (AWS)
    • Team management
  • At least 7 years' experience with the following:
    • Configuration management
    • Application deployment and infrastructure automation
  • Experience with modern SDLC practices
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools (Terraform)
  • Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting networks and distributed systems
  • Ability to work closely with development teams to find solutions to technical problems
  • Hands on experience creating and managing Kubernetes clusters in different types of environments
  • Familiarity with access controls, secrets management, monitoring and service discovery
  • Deep understanding of web technologies
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


Qualifications (Preferred):
  • Experience with Windows based environments
  • Experience with Linux networking and application performance analysis using standard Unix tools
  • Experience in at least one of the following languages: Python, C#, Go, or java
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible)


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.

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.

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).

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Blackstone operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Blackstone was founded in 1985. It has 4671 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, Remote Work Program. To see all 38 open jobs at Blackstone, click here.
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