Careers

Careers

Our team is our business, and building a world class professional services team is what differentiates BlackStone Discovery from the rest. We are committed to each of our team members' individual growth and helping goal oriented people develop their careers.

Customize Your Future

Blackstone is an energetic, dynamic, and fast paced work environment where team members focus on raising industry standards and pushing the limits of litigation support technology solutions. We value innovative designs and provide the backdrop to bring them to fruition. We embrace team collaboration and strive to bring our people together. Connect with your colleagues and enjoy collaborating with top talent as we drive to create the best E-Discovery services and customized technology solutions. Our leadership works to cultivate a strong vision for our company and enables employees to bring that vision to life.

BlackStone is always looking for people who share our values:

  • Always put the customer first
  • Always raising the standards
  • Always committed to team work
  • Always innovating
  • Always maintain integrity
  • Always keep the client in control
  • Always celebrate achievements

If you think you can keep up, apply to an open position or send your resume to careers@blackstonediscovery.com.


Sales Support Specialist:

BlackStone is looking to add an energetic, motivated, and enthusiastic sales support specialist. Someone who has the ability to effectively manage projects and source quality leads from existing clientele.

Support Responsibilities:

  • Physically deliver and pick up client projects from various locations around the Silicon Valley in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with sales and project management teams.
  •  Communicate with clients in person, via email, and phone regarding project status.
  • Attract potential clients by addressing service related questions.
  • Managing client expectations.
  • Solve problems effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Proactively collaborate with multiple team members regarding client projects.
  • Proactively updating client account information in CRM platform.

Sales Responsibilities:

  • Clearly communicate BlackStone’s service offerings to potential clients.
  • Report potential leads to sales from existing clients and potentially new clients.
  • Research marketplace and identify key buyers.
  • Support sales by expanding current client base.

Qualifications:

  • Entry level position.
  • Professional work ethic.
  • Proven track record of success.
  • Highly organized.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Clear and concise communication talents and problem solving skills.
  • Confidence taking initiative and follow through on all responsibilities.
  • General knowledge of Outlook and other MS Office programs.
  • Previous experience with corporate CRM tools a plus (i.e. SalesForce, PTS, Act!, etc.).
  • Completed 2-4 years of educational or professional experience preferred.

Technical Analyst:

BlackStone is eager to add a motivated, enthusiastic Technical Analyst to support our technical solutions and document production teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with project managers to manage and execute data deliverables including intake, early analysis and reporting, filtering and culling, processing, hosted database promotion, and export from the database for production.
  • Collaborate effectively with the project manager to ensure data deliverable milestones are met in a timely manner and that data output is of the highest quality.
  • Maintain and support diverse databases and projects while respecting client confidentiality, being mindful of security needs, and following proper documentation procedures.
  • Receive sensitive client data from Forensics team and prepare data for various litigation purposes including early data analysis, full processing, analytics, and hosted review.
  • Manage and execute digital processing and technical projects.
  • Manage partial migration of databases to secure on-line hosted platforms for legal review and manage the hosted database.
  • Perform Quality Control checks of the above work of other Blackstone Technical Analysts.
  • Troubleshoot database and processing issues, thoroughly researching an issue until the final solution is achieved.
  • Respond to online and phone support requests in a timely manner.
  • Occasionally travel to other offices and client locations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Legal Software Knowledge – LAW, Relativity, Viewpoint, Concordance, Summation & IPRO, or similar software.
  • Working knowledge of SQL/Relational Databases.
  • Searching and Indexing Knowledge – Boolean, keyword, dtSearch, fuzzy, stemming, phonic, etc.
  • Thorough Documentation Skills – Ability to document technical steps taken for each phase of a project in a way that demonstrates an ability to understand, present, and collaborate regarding technical information.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other business productivity applications
  • Ability to navigate high pressure situations with tight deadlines.
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter that does not need to be micro managed to output top tier work.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Advanced SQL Knowledge
  • LAW Certified
  • Digital Forensics Knowledge
  • Computer Programming Experience (Python, Java, etc.)
  • Network Administration Knowledge

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K&L Gates

"Cost is never an issue when dealing with BlackStone, they are always focused on the smartest way to solve a problem..."

Partner, K&L Gates
Morgan Lewis

"The Blackstone team has been an invaluable extension of our litigation teams for many years. [The BlackStone Team] always take a personal interest in our work and deliver a quality product within the confines of our demanding deadlines. The Blackstone team has assisted us with document collections, discovery matters and trial preparation.  Blackstone is an excellent eDiscovery partner for us."

Stephen Gillen, Morgan Lewis
Todd Roberts, Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley

"As a longtime client, I rely on BlackStone Discovery for their comprehensive eDiscovery support services. BlackStone has the technical understanding and experienced project management to support our diverse needs. Whether it's forensic collection, early case assessment, ESI processing, hosting, or general litigation support I would highly recommend the BlackStone Discovery team."

Todd Roberts, Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley
Neda Shakoori, McManis Faulkner

"I have always been impressed with Blackstone's response times and the care they take to address my ediscovery issues in the most practical and efficient way possible. I have recommended colleagues to Blackstone and have received positive feedback relative to the work Blackstone has performed."

Neda Shakoori, McManis Faulkner
DLA Piper

"The BlackStone team took the time to fully understand our requirements for discovery and was able to come up with a custom solution to our needs. They have been nothing but professional and provided us with the some of the most powerful tools in the industry to get our data culling, tagging, filtering, and conversions done quickly and efficiently"

Senior Attorney, DLA Piper
Perkins Coie LLP

"I rely upon Blackstone because they are always ready to provide prompt, thorough, and cost efficient support. They also have the knowledge and experience to advise even our largest clients how to best tackle the clients' discovery issues."

Daniel Shvodian, Perkins Coie LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

"I've used BlackStone for years now and have nothing but the best results. From the collections to the production, the professionals at BlackStone knew exactly what they were doing and kept us in the loop throughout every phase of the project. Knowing that you are putting yourself in the hands of such professionals puts a huge weight of my shoulders and lets me focus on other parts of my business."