Sr Staff, Site Reliability Engineer

    • Austin, TX

Your Opportunity We are looking for a skilled engineer with disciplines that incorporate aspects of software systems engineering and operations. We are combining these skills to come up with innovative ways of running and operating applications.

What you're good at

  • Evangelize SRE mindset and solve problems through systematization.
  • Find opportunities to build innovative tools and solve unique operations problems on a large enterprise and mission critical applications
  • Create scripts to automate operational tasks & incorporate the solutions into infrastructure
  • Triage alerts & diagnose/resolve critical issues, manage implementation of changes
  • Develop tools, frameworks, and instrumentation to validate and increase rollout success for applications.
  • Coordinate capacity planning
  • Develop CI/CD orchestration systems to reduce friction for software delivery to production.
  • Real-Time troubleshooting of mission critical application workflows and incorporate feedback to product development.
  • Participate in on call support


What you have
Required Skills:
  • 8-10 years of experience with enterprise level administration and support
  • 8-10 years of experience in writing automation scripts, building application dashboards for proactive monitoring, setting up Alerts for early determination of the issues
  • 8-10 years of experience practicing SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) practice, process improvements
  • Hands on enterprise systems administration, monitoring, and deployment activities
  • Experience with Windows 2012/2016 hosted via Virtual Machine
  • Knowledge of IP networking including DNS, DHCP, firewalls, IP routing, etc.
  • Familiarity with large scale distributed systems and high-availability architectures
  • Linux and Windows system administration, troubleshooting, and tuning
  • Development experience in one or more or programming languages such as .Net, PowerShell, Java, Python, Bash
  • Knowledge of one or more of SQL, NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of one or more of Message Brokers such as Solace, RabbitMQ, IBM MQ
  • Working knowledge of Splunk, AppDynamics or similar tools
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline


Helpful Skills:
  • Financial services industry experience
  • Agile methodologies


Personal Skills:
  • Strong customer orientation with an affinity to proactively own, communicate, and follow-through projects and issues
  • Extreme sense of ownership to resolve problems in a distributed environment
  • Gritty resolve to dig deeper into technical issues in a complex trading eco-system
  • A self-starter with the ability and confidence to independently resolve issues and bring results back to the team


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
Why Schwab?

At Schwab, "Own Your Tomorrow" embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees unleash their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in disrupting a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth. We're a modern financial services firm that stands apart from the industry, where you can go as far as your ambition takes you.
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We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.


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