Charles Schwab Technical Director, Software Applications Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas


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

David Slade


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:

The Schwab Technology Infrastructure Services provides a decisive competitive advantage to Schwab by providing the most reliable, secure, and innovative technical infrastructure to our employees, investors, and advisors.

What you’ll do:

This individual must be a recognized technical leader and have a passion for keeping up-to-date and using cutting-edge infrastructure technologies to build and manage world class infrastructure. As an architect, you will be responsible for providing vision, design, and leadership to the technology teams responsible for the implementation of infrastructure solutions. You will provide documentation, build sample views, best practices, code reviews, provide performance and security analysis, provide guidance, and contribute to coding tasks as necessary. You will also participate in a leadership capacity in software engineering, scalable infrastructure with modular widgets/views. You will evolve and enhance existing applications. You will actively collaborate with the development teams and technology leaders across Schwab technology on product development, best practices, and automation. You must have the ability to be self-directed and interact with technology and business partners at all levels. Finally, you should be comfortable in a fast-paced customer focused environment that continually embraces the latest technologies and techniques

What you have:

  • You must be a highly motivated, leader of people, who will take ownership of highly visible work in a way that will bring the larger team along for the journey.

  • 10+ Years of experience and expert proficiency in Python and Powershell programming using a version control system in a team environment.

  • 4+ years of lead/architect designing and leading the implementation of large scale, resilient infrastructures and applications where zero downtime is a must.

  • Strong demonstrated experience in infrastructure development and engineering.

  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery.

  • Experience in using Terraform to manage infrastructure definitions.

  • Experience using Saltstack to manage server configurations.

  • Experience using Packer to manage server images.

  • Experience managing and monitoring a hyper converged infrastructure.

  • Experience in Active Directory design and automation of tasks needed to control access.

  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

  • Experience with using Consul to manage a configuration registry.

  • Experience using Vault to manage secrets.

  • Experience with Domain Name Services.

  • Experience with networking.

  • Experience using Jira and Remedy to manage work.

  • Must be willing to train others.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Lean IT discipline is a plus.

  • Integrated Service Management is a plus.

  • Adaptability is a must.

  • Team Player is a must.

  • Mission commitment is a must.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Lean IT discipline is a plus.

  • Integrated Service Management is a plus.

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?: Yes

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Ft Worth

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, May 7, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018

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