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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Location Austin, Texas, United States Requisition ID 2022-83333 Category Engineering & Software Development Position Type Regular
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Your 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.

The Trading Technology team is responsible for handling Equity/Options/Futures/Fixed Income order management and market data for the entire firm.  We are looking for a Senior Reliability Engineer to work in our dynamic and collegiate team.

What you are good at

  • Evangelize SRE mindset and solve problems through systematization.
  • Develop high availability and low latency system architectures for Trading runtime.
  • Develop predictive analytics and monitoring for Trading infrastructure.
  • 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.
  • Real-Time troubleshooting of trading workflows and incorporate feedback to product development.

What you have

Required Skills:

  • Linux or Windows system administration, troubleshooting and tuning.
  • Development experience in one or more of programming languages such as .net, PowerShell, java, python, bash.
  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of Open-source tools Kafka, Splunk, Influx, Grafana, etc.

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
  • Well organized, with the ability to express precise and clear in written and verbal forms
  • Strong team orientation and initiative to collaborate with a diverse team

Why work for us?

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future. Explore further.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here to see the policy.

Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at or call 800-275-1281.

TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.

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