Lead Applications Engineer

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Job ID:
20170301-791
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
CO - Lone Tree
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124
Jodi Lynn Cohen
20170301-791

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:

Advanced portfolio technology (APT) at Schwab is hiring!  APT has embarked on transforming its platform and application landscape with emerging technologies to better delivery value to Schwab clients. We are looking for energetic, can-do attitude candidates who want to join us on this transformation journey and make a difference. There will be plenty of opportunities for the candidate joining us to learn and work on the latest technologies and also go in depth into how the broker dealer market works.   

What you’ll do:

  • Lead an application support team comprised of full-time, contingent and offshore staff to provide overall production support of Schwab’s cost basis system.
  • Responsible for availability, stability, performance, currency, and security of platform
  • Crisis Management and Recovery
  • Coordinate and provide post install support for all application installs, upgrades, and patches related to infrastructure (database, server, storage, network).
  • Trend incidents and proactively drive issues out of the environment, collaborate with team on root cause analysis
  • Collaboration with owners of upstream technology platforms to prevent problems
  • Identify and implement opportunities for automation and operational efficiencies
  • Proactive scripting and alerting to prevent and forecast future issues
  • Change Ticket Execution, Incident and Problem Ticket Lifecycle Management
  • Metrics, weekly & monthly status reports 

What you have:

  • 6+ years of experience successfully developing applications with strong background in  unix /java /oracle environment
  • 5+ years of working in production support in a L1/L2/L3 role
  • Working experience with offshore
  • Lead experience in a support model
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented and flexible with impeccable follow-up, strong delivery focus, positive attitude and collaborative style
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills as well as poise under pressure
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases and big data platforms running on Linux servers is a plus
  • Financial experience is a plus
  • Excellent debugging skills across a variety of integrated platforms
  • Experience working with dashboard / environment health display tooling 

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.


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.


Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs
Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Expiration Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017
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