Charles Schwab Sr. DevOps Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Description:

Fort Worth - TX, TX13601F, 13601 North Freeway, 76177

Laura Troy

20171215-6326

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.

Our Opportunity:

The Global Data Technology organization is responsible for leading new enterprise data offerings to increase the competitive advantage of the company through improved data management. Key objectives here include improving data access and availability, enabling speed to insight, and ensuring robust data and tenant governance.

We are looking for a Technology Engineer who has a passion for data and the new technology paradigms that enable the next generation analytic and operating capabilities driven by data. This individual will provide technical expertise for the data platforms adoption and use Tenant Governance (Fit for use, Capacity, Workload, Security, and Upgrades etc.) as we move towards a modern DevOps model involving a wide variety of tools and technologies.

This role with collaborate with Schwab’s Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure Services and Application Development teams.

What you’ll do:

  • Experience with administration and development with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, MapR, Teradata etc

  • Partner with Build/Run teams to maintain and build out our Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery/Continuous Operations platform.

  • Work with Build/Run teams to review current practices and make recommendations on adopting CI/CD/CO best practices.

  • The individual will be expected to assist DEV teams in establishing or enhancing their build, deploy, configuration management, and release engineering related activities.

  • The individual is also expected to contribute to Schwab’s journey to mature our Continuous Delivery processes by establishing automated processes, streamlining build and deploy methodology, and improving our software development practices.

  • Assist in analyzing application configuration management issues in production and test (non-production) environments.

  • Develop and maintain configuration and release scripts. Provide release planning services and installation script development for new applications where necessary.

  • Develop automated build jobs using continuous integration platforms such as Bamboo.

  • Develop/improve automated deployment jobs.

  • Develop/improve and deploy source code branching methodologies and associated automation.

  • Develop/improve release process improvements and update release standards documentation.

  • Peer review change tickets to ensure accuracy of application change activities and mitigate risk.

  • Complete assigned tasks by working with individuals and teams that are geographically dispersed.

  • Work with Team Leads across the organization (Sr. Staff level) to design and implement process improvement in our Build and Deploy space.

What you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

  • Broad knowledge of Web technologies: languages, frameworks, techniques, industry trends, etc.

  • The ideal candidate will have 8-10 years or more in depth of Build, Deploy, Configuration, and Release Management discipline and processes.

  • Strong ability to juggle many competing priorities.

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent customer facing, verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations.

  • Strong desire to work in a fast paced, exiting, growing, environment and make it a success

  • Experience in supporting cloud based technology a plus

  • Work well in a geographically dispersed team environment

  • Experience with Agile

  • Experience in leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills that focus on influence and accountability, prioritization, negotiation, facilitation, time management and issue resolution.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and the business

  • Experience with implementing best practices in Continuous Delivery

  • Strong, attentive listening skills with the ability and experience in leading meetings

  • Must be self-motivated, as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems

  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions and able to deal with all levels of management and stakeholders.

  • Solid working knowledge with the following technologies is highly desirable:

  • Deep understanding of Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration concepts including branching strategies, configuring and maintaining code repositories and build and deploy processes.

  • Experience with configuring code analysis tool such as Sonarqube, Veracode.

  • Experience with implementing system monitoring tools and processes.

  • Build and Deploy Tools: Bamboo & Bitbucket

  • Scripting: Python, PowerShell, BASH, Perl and Java

  • Monitoring Tools: Zenoss, Splunk and AppDynamics

  • Configuration management: Puppet, Ansible and SaltStack

  • Operating System Engineering/Administration: Linux (preferred), Windows

  • Cloud: Pivotal Cloud Foundary, AWS & Google Cloud Platform

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 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. 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-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018

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