BXTI-Engineer in Charge, Vice President

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The Blackstone Group LP
Full Time

Job Description

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 .

Business Unit:

Blackstone Technology & Innovations

Business Description:

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 means 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 Title:

BXTI Global Video Support, Engineer in Charge (EIC)

Job Description:

The Engineer in Charge is responsible for managing and overseeing all Operations, Preparedness, Maintenance of Equipment and Systems for the Blackstone Convene Event Center, with focus on high level customer service, responsiveness to business needs.

Ability to work independently and across groups to always ensure availability in a customer centric, high service level and continually evolving environment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • EIC Executes Technical Aspects Show in partnership with Technical Director while ensuring business goals, deadlines, and performance standards are met.
  • Direct and supervise crew of technical execution employees in the performance of their respective responsibilities in accordance withorganization and department policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate all technical aspects of a Production including but not limited to, setup & tear down of production elements, testing and configuration of equipment.
  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of all equipment needed to fulfill contracted elements to include audio, video and camera control set up and operation.
  • Supports, maintain & troubleshoot technical workflows alongside fellow engineers in maintenance and facility operations.
  • Advanced knowledge of testing and onsite quick reaction troubleshooting of copper, optical, and IP installations and associated hardware.
  • Able to fill and/or back up any position on the crew required.
  • Report equipment failures and needed repairs. Post technical reports within 12 hours of event completion.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with the assigned event or show.
  • Maintain dialogue with management on all show or crew changes.
  • Assign tasks to onsite and remote crew.
  • Be willing to advise and suggest on IP technical workflows that can enhance productivity, and workflow efficiency.
  • Must have the ability to pick up new concepts in a rapid manner and work closely with colleagues for long periods of time.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Technical or B.S./Electronics field or Engineering preferred, however various combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Detailed understanding of IT Networking and Systems, Firewalls, Fiber-Optics, TCP/IP, DNS, SNMP and Active Directory.
  • CTS Certification or CTS-D Preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience working in television & live production technology with progressive managerial responsibility.
  • Knowledge of production systems, specifically Ross, Evertz, Analog Way, Zoom, Epiphan, Telemetrics, Yamaha, Dante, SMPTE IP, RTS
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technology, equipment, facilities, and production for major commercial and production facilities.
  • Supervisory experience required, including project coordination and other related activity.
  • Ability to interface with clients and provide a high level of service and support.
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task


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.

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Company Information

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 $915 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. 

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 means 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.

Dice Id : 10213550
Position Id : 20628
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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