Charles Schwab Sr. Staff- Info Systems Engineer in Austin, Texas

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 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 Monitoring and Automation Services group is looking for a Senior level Monitoring Systems Engineer to help create monitoring solutions for the many enterprise-class systems and applications that exist within the company, thereby enabling support teams and business groups to improve the value/service we deliver to our customers.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and implement monitoring solutions for Windows and Linux based systems and applications spanning all of Schwab's enterprise information technology systems

  • Own the management of one or more monitoring tools including problem identification/resolution, performance analysis, configuration and change management, and documentation. Help provide forward-looking enhancements to enable these systems to operate more efficiently;

  • Document monitoring design and implementation processes (and delegate to others on the team)

  • Own the continual improvement of processes for customer service delivery or monitoring tool management

  • Work closely with monitoring, automation, system, and application architects to research, provide input into and implement monitoring solutions

  • Lead emergency efforts and audit requirements as they arise

  • Train other technicians on monitoring design and implementation, and monitoring system management as needed

  • Create reports and provide operational metrics on monitoring system health and performance

What you have:

• Expert understanding and 8+ years' experience with the Unix/Linux operating systems (RedHat Enterprise Linux preferred)

• Good understanding of the Windows Server operating system (2003 to 2012) with 5+ years' experience is required

• Fluent in, and 8+ years' experience in one or more of the following Linux scripting languages/tools: Korn, Bash, awk, sed, grep, ssh

• 5+ experience in one or more of the following Windows scripting languages: Batch and/or PowerShell

• Experience in a formal programming language a plus (examples include C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Perl, JavaScript, etc.)

• Experience with enterprise level system management (thousands of systems spanning data centers) required;

• Able to systematically analyze and break-down systems into smaller components in order to better understand how it works

• Ability to effectively and professionally communicate complex ideas and concepts is required

• Strong ability to fully own, organize, and manage multiple projects at the same time is a plus

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer

  • 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.

Position Located In: TX - Austin