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New York, NY Full Time Posted by: The Blackstone Group Posted: Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Job Description:

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.

Key responsibilities:

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 infrastructure
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 platform


Ability to write automation scripts and web services (Python, Go)
Experience with infrastructure-as-code frameworks (eg Terraform)
Hands-on experience with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure)
Experience with configuration management tooling
Familiarity with microservices architecture and distributed systems
Experience working with git source control and CI/CD systems
Experience with both Linux and Windows OS
Preferred - experience with Consul, Vault, and Terraform Enterprise
Preferred - experience with containers and orchestration platforms (Kubernetes)
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong troubleshooting skills

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.

New York, NY, United States of America
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2/23/2021 5:24:57 PM

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