Charles Schwab DevOps Engineer in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

Scott North


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:

Charles Schwab has been a leader in financial services for nearly four decades, working to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable to all. Driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity, we’re committed to providing an environment that respects and appreciates the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal, as seen through clients' eyes, is that Schwab continuously improves on being a premier financial service provider through best in class service, technology, products, people and advice.

Join our journey and be a part of the “Trading Experience Technology” SAvE team (Service Availability & Engineering) responsible for critical customer facing trade platforms. You’ll be responsible for driving team initiatives towards a complete transformation. You’ll bring extensive experience evolving critical applications and their support model to modern standards through automation, configuration management, exhaustive monitoring and an overall proactive mind set. You’ll attack our operational standards with an aggressively proactive approach that minimizes future need to react when applications fail. If you are faced with a manual process or task, the first thought should be, “How could I automate this job?” We must first slow down to speed up to reach long term goals. Challenge yourself to learn new technology on a regular basis that is relevant to our business needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Evangelize SRE mindset and solve problems through systematization.

  • Develop predictive analytics, dashboards and monitoring for TXT applications.

  • Develop CI/CD orchestration systems to reduce friction for software delivery to production.

  • Develop tools, frameworks and instrumentation to validate and increase rollout success for applications.

  • Provide real-time troubleshooting of application workflows and incorporate feedback to development.

  • Eliminate toil and automate manual/dated processes.

  • Create documentation while educating others.

  • Build configuration management standards preventing mismatched values.

  • Transform test environments to match production.

  • Enforce the “definition of done” preventing production outages and degradations.

  • Build exhaustive monitoring capabilities across all channels that alert before a customer escalates.

  • Bridge the gap between development and operational teams.

  • Drive large projects from concept to completion.

  • Migrate distributed platforms to cloud architecture.

What you have:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a technical environment.

  • Linux & Windows 2012/2016 system administration, troubleshooting and tuning.

  • Advanced IIS administration and tuning.

  • Extensive experience supporting Internet/Web delivered application platforms. Request/Reply & Streaming

  • Development experience in one or more of programming languages such as .net, java, python, bash, ruby.

  • Demonstrated experience with modern versions of PowerShell.

  • Working knowledge of one or more cloud technologies. PCF, Azure, Citrix , AWS, Google

  • Knowledge of one or more of SQL, NoSQL databases.

  • Knowledge of IP networking including TCP,UDP, DNS, DHCP, firewalls, IP routing, etc.

  • Knowledge of distributed systems and messaging architectures.

  • Sound automation platform experience with one more tools: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack

  • Working knowledge and experience with Akamai.

  • Extensive experience with Atlassian Tool Stack. (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo)

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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, June 18, 2018

Expiration Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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