Charles Schwab Sr Staff - Software Engineer - ESP, DB2, SQL in Phoenix, Arizona


Phoenix - AZ, PHX4701A, 4701 E Francisco Dr, 85044-5365

Lara Nolen


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 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.

Our Opportunity:

This is a highly technical role that requires above average organizational, communication and analytical skills. The successful candidate will focus on supporting our Batch Services functions for both mainframe and distributed applications; provide guidance and training for junior staff including offshore.

What you’ll do:

Under the direction of the Test Environment Manager, candidate will:

  • Demonstrate expert level experience using the CA Workload Automation ESP scheduling tool

  • Provide expert level performance diagnosing batch abends both mainframe and distributed.

  • Perform hands-on setup of schedules using ESP

  • Demonstrate strong participation and leadership within the team

  • Increase support of the ESM application via TEMS Batch Services to establish production like processing in the test systems.

  • Mentor and train junior and new staff; create or improve best practice documents

  • Proactively track, find and report on root cause for batch issues

  • Recommend long and short term solutions for specific jobs to minimize repeating abends.

  • Collaborate with project and application teams for major batch initiatives

  • Work closely with our offshore team to resolve problems encountered.

  • Track the Batch Services Work Request queue to ensure timely completion of requests

  • Cross train in multiple functional areas supported by TEMS.

  • Participate in the oncall rotation group.

  • Track and report on batch metrics

What you have:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or 10+ years of relevant professional experience

  • 5+ years using Enterprise Scheduling Program (ESP) software

  • 5+ years using DB2 SQL queries and using BMC tool

  • 5+ years using Remedy tool

  • Familiar with common build integration and automation tools like Jenkins and Bamboo

  • Strong leadership, communication and innovation skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations

  • Strong technology experience, attention to detail and the ability to execute and maintain strategic goals and metrics.

  • Ability to lead a small team through a project; identify and describe elements of technical deliverables, estimate their duration and make adjustments to keep the teams deliverables on track.

  • General knowledge of Schwab’s CTS mainframe and distributed applications.

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • 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" .

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs, IT-Mainframe (Systems Prog/App Dev)-2-5 yrs, IT-Mainframe (Systems Prog/App Dev)-6+ yrs, IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs

Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Expiration Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017

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