Charles Schwab Sr. Staff Database Support Engineer / NoSQL in Austin, Texas
We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.
As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
Schwab is looking for a Sr. Database Support Engineer (NoSQL) to join our newly formed Cloud Operations team. The support engineer/dba will perform administration and engineering tasks for multiple databases such as MongoDB, Redis, GigaSpaces across all environments. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting fast-paced complex distributed database environments in UNIX/Linux AND Cloud platforms. Successful candidate will have the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure and ensure highest quality of service is provided in an efficient, effective, and proactive manner. Also responsible to identify and deliver infrastructure and database projects in support of business initiatives, and platform improvements and enhancements for continuous operations.
What you’ll do:
Ensure availability and performance of MySQL databases in support of multiple enterprise critical applications
Proactively monitor and optimize system performance using available monitoring and DB optimization tools
Collaborate with operations and engineering teams in the design and architecture of database systems
Design and develop DB tooling to automate operational tasks for provisioning, upgrades, patches, and backups to empower product engineering teams
On regular basis analyze the queries executed across environments, discover bottleneck queries, and propose optimizations.
Identify Root cause analysis of production-related database issues, collaborate with engineering teams for solution
Thoroughly create, publish, and maintain documentation on the processes, procedures, and database administration activities
Respond and resolve database related issues within SLAs Manage database access permissions and privileges for users
Develop, manage and test back-up and DR plans.
Work closely with IT project managers, solutions architects and software developers.
Provide design assistance and consulting including identification and documentation of design concerns related to performance, security, auditability, availability
What you have:
8 + years of overall IT experience related to database development and administration
3 + years of hands-on NoSQL DB administration experience preferably in a Cloud based environment
3 + years of Linux proficiency (as a power user and administrator)
Solid working experience of NoSQL environments, e.g. MongoDB, Redis, Gigaspaces and others
Experience with database administration and production support including adding users, permissions, backups, archiving, recovery, monitoring, etc
Must have strong database design skills, able to explain database schema that he/she have designed, including tradeoffs they made and why
Experience with database replication and scaling issues
Detail-oriented, well organized, quick learner with very strong technical aptitude and the ability to work concurrently on multiple projects.
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with Database Administrators and application teams
Experience with modern 24x7 production environments
Experience in one of the scripting languages (PHP, Powershell, Python, or Perl) Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Experience in managing any databases in Cloud environment is a plus.
Experience building Pivotal Cloud Foundry service broker is a plus
MongoDB certification from Mongo University as plus
Hands on Database experience with Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or one of other major IaaS providers a plus
Knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) a plus
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related fields is required Financial Industry experience is a plus
What you’ll get:
Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.
Position Located In: TX - Austin