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Job Description: GSO - Data Software Engineer, Assistant Vice President
Firm Overview: Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. 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 asset management businesses, with $545 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, 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: GSO
Business Unit Overview: GSO Capital Partners LP is the global credit investment platform of Blackstone. Our credit segment, which consists principally of GSO, has approximately $139 billion of assets under management. GSO is one of the largest alternative managers in the world focused on the leveraged-finance, or non-investment grade related, marketplace. GSO seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns in its business by investing in a broad array of strategies including mezzanine debt, distressed investing, leveraged loans and other special-situation strategies. Its funds are major providers of credit for small and middle-market companies and they also advance rescue financing to help distressed companies.
Job Title: Assistant Vice President
Job Description: The GSO Technology Team is currently seeking a talented candidate for the role of a Data Software Engineer. The role requires excellent technical skills, analytical and creative problem solving skills, an aptitude to work independently or with a group, an ability to work within a fast paced environment, and high personal standards for quality work. Developers work within the IT department developing and implementing technologies for in-house applications using cutting edge code to create value for our business.
SQL Server database development and administration
Report design using Tableau and SSRS
Qualifications: GSO seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. In addition, the successful candidate should have:
6+ years of proven development experience
Education in engineering, mathematics, or computer science related field
Desire to learn and adapt to new technologies, skills and grow competencies
Desire to work in a fast-paced team environment
Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Passion to deliver craftsman-quality work both individually and as part of a team
Analytical and reasoning minded that result in clear technical execution
Experience with SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, NoSQL or other database technology
Experience with relational database systems and Business Intelligence
Experience with ETL design and data processing
Experience developing complex queries, stored procedures, user defined functions and performance tuning
Experience with data warehouse design and usage
Experience with software quality, testing procedures and build automation tools
Knowledge of Fixed Income is a big plus
Experience with Python, F#, C#, R, Scala, Java
Experience with Azure Data Factory
Experience with PowerShell scripting
Experience with Azure Automation
Experience with Tableau development and administration
Experience with SSRS development and administration
Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop or HDInsight, Hive, Pig, Python, Spark, Oozie, or any of the other tools with the Hadoop ecosystem
Experience with Azure Data Lake and Azure Data Lake Analytics
Experience with Predictive analytics: R, Azure Machine Learning
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.
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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