Director - Site Reliability Engineering - Trading

USD $131,000 - $291,000 / Year

Full Time

    Job Description

    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 an SRE Director to work in our dynamic and collegiate team.

    What you are good at

    • The role will be at a Technical Director level, reporting to TTS SAVE SMD.
    • Spend 20% of your time in maintenance and development of SAVE Devops codebase (ttshell, Python, C#, and bash) and infrastructure platforms (Aerospike, KX, ITRS, Mongo, RabbitMQ).
    • Support TTS SAVE Platform teams for automation needs.
    • Support TTS SAVE Devops team members with hands on expertise and assistance for technical issues.
    • Spend 30% of your time in an advisory role for TTS SAVE.
    • Spend 50% of your time in ideation, solution architecture, POC, tools development (python, C#, C++, Java) for all TTS platforms (OM, FI, MDS, RDS).
    • Track and identify new technologies to solve the business problems.
    • Collaborate with developers and TDs to develop platform capabilities and Devops framework libraries (e.g. monitoring protos and libraries for event sourcing project), which will be used by platform teams to build upon and automate.
    • Evangelize and influence adaptation of the Devops frameworks across TTS by working on pilot projects for respective platforms.
    • Mentor team members and improve their technical skills as well as quantitative assessment skills for evaluating software quality and risk.
    • Pitch, influence and collaborate with firm-wide architecture teams to bring in open source and closed source tools to TTS.
    • Lead the technology road-map for SAVE Devops team.
    • Define, communicate, and influence design/coding standards

    What you have

    Required Skills:

    • Expertise in Linux or Windows system administration, troubleshooting and tuning.
    • Expertise in IP networking including TCP,UDP, DNS, DHCP, firewalls, IP routing, etc.
    • Expertise in one or more of programming languages such as .net, java, c++, bash, powershell, python.
    • Expertise in one or more of SQL, NoSQL databases.
    • Expertise in distributed systems and messaging architectures.

    Helpful Skills:

    • Financial services industry experience
    • Agile methodologies

    Personal Skills:

    • Strong influencing and leadership to drive results
    • 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
    • Well organized, with the precise ability to express ideas in all forms of communication to CIO to Developer
    • Strong team orientation and initiative to collaborate with a diverse team

    "In addition to the salary range, this role is also eligible for bonus or incentive opportunities."

    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.

    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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