Charles Schwab Corporation

DevOps Architect

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake | US-TX-Austin | US-AZ-Phoenix
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(6/22/2020 4:55 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

Working as a Principal Architect you will lead IT transformation initiatives, systems optimization projects and provide direct influence on technology strategy and direction for the Schwab Technology Services organization. This role will work closely and collaboratively with a team of like-minded architects to drive adoption of DevOps practices and operating models across Schwab’s application portfolio.

What you are good at

  • Acting as a cultural leader and championing DevOps strategies and practices at Schwab
  • Building and implementing DevOps standards and patterns to enable teams to deliver encouraged outcomes of DevOps operating model at scale
  • Providing mentorship on tooling and methodologies to enable DevOps operating model across hundreds of delivery teams
  • Understanding baseline current DevOps capabilities within Schwab and providing roadmap targets for near term and future state DevOps adoption
  • Providing mentorship on adoption of modern application paradigms including containers, microservices and event streaming
  • Consulting, education and mentoring architects and leaders across the firm in DevOps practices

What you have

  • Demonstrable industry leading experience driving DevOps adoption across large development organizations
  • Extensive experience with DevOps tools and processes including CI/CD, security, monitoring and alerting and source control
  • Experience with cloud technologies and strategies including Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, Infrastructure as Code and Public Cloud Technologies from Amazon, Azure and Google
  • Deep understanding of several Infrastructure and Platform Automation technology products such as VMware vRealize Suite, HashiCorp Suite, SaltStack, Puppet, Ansible, and Chef technologies
  • Experience successfully delivering cloud-based solutions on Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS
  • Significant experience with IT Strategy and Technology Service Management
  • Strong leadership abilities to work both within the technology organization and with external business partners and consumers to achieve and measure IT business objectives
  • Collaborative and highly adaptable working style; strong communication skills; polish and poise when presenting and experience collaborating within a C-Suite environment
  • Skilled with standard multi-tier platform architectures .NET, Java, message queuing, streaming, RDBMS, and file and object-based architectures
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of industry technology standards, compliance activities and experience working with audit and regulatory bodies
  • Skilled in working with multiple vendors and business groups and ability to lead large efforts with many partner groups from Proof of Concept and through development into Production implementations
  • Extensive process management creation and maturity experience within a Service Management organization primarily with an AGILE, LEAN or SaFE driven methodology
  • Extensive return on investment and Business Case development experience – the experience vital to be able to confidently predict and forecast possible outcomes
  • Desired experience in financial services or other highly regulated industries


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