The Information Security Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day operational processes associated with managing the Revantage information security program. The role will include protecting system boundaries and ensuring IT systems, applications, and network devices are hardened against threats. The role will require exceptional communication skills to interact with both technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels within the organization.
Revantage Corporate Services (“Revantage”) is a newly-formed organization providing key business services to real estate portfolio companies of the alternative investment firm, The Blackstone Group. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Revantage is a fully-integrated corporate services platform set up to deliver best-in-class services which include accounting, tax, treasury, legal, risk management, technology and human resource capabilities, to a diverse real estate portfolio comprised of multi-family (LivCor), commercial office (EQ Office), hospitality (BRE Hotels and Resorts), industrial (Gateway Industrial Properties) , manufactured housing, retail (ShopCore) and senior living assets (Longview).
Revantage is a forward-thinking company with a highly skilled employee base and a strong commitment to sustainability. Culturally, its professionals are innovative, focused on future trends and requirements, and committed to providing the highest level of service and value. Revantage’s primary objective is to provide efficient, scalable, best-in-class corporate services to Blackstone Real Estate, as well as support the operating business of each portfolio company. Revantage’s vision is “Partnering in possibilities to unlock our greatest potential, together.” Integral to the vision are several values or practices, such as lead with needs, better every day, innovation is a mindset, feedback loop, one team and co-ownership.
Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Founded in 1991, the company manages approximately $420 billion in assets, including $120 billion in real estate investments with properties located across the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. Major holdings include Willis Tower, The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Invitation Homes (single family homes), Stuytown (New York City), Thompson Reuters Corp., and prime retail and office buildings in the world’s major cities. Blackstone real estate also operates one of the leading real estate finance platforms, including management of the publicly traded Blackstone Mortgage Trust.
As the Information Security Specialist, one is held accountable to, however, not limited to the following job functions: