Charles Schwab Corporation

Sr. Site Reliability Engineer - AWS

Job Locations US-CA-Other | US-TX-Westlake | US-CO-Lone Tree | US-MI-Ann Arbor
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(7/25/2021 9:47 PM)
CO Salary Range
101400 - 165400
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

Personalized Investing operates and develops Schwab's most innovative products with a primary goal of delighting our clients while empowering them to meet their financial objectives. We are seeking a talented Sr. Site Reliability Engineer who is a passionate problem solver, an automation aficionado, and life-long learner willing to share knowledge and develop others.  Our SRE team partners closely with product development teams along with public cloud and on-prem platform teams to achieve highly available and resilient applications.  You will be expected to balance solving problems, engineering solutions, and coding/scripting to your benefit, that of your team, or our applications.  Our development stack consists of Java, .NET Core, Angular, Python, MongoDB, Aurora (MySQL), SQL Server, Kafka, RabbitMQ.  Our applications run both on-prem and in AWS.

What you are good at

  • You are a master problem solver and enjoy engineering solutions, often collaborating to achieve the best outcome.
  • You are a problem preventer, iteratively improving observability, alerts, metrics, feedback loops, and system design.
  • You are a teacher and desire to pour your experience and knowledge into others.
  • You work well with others. Each individual on our team has the back of every other member.  It's that simple.
  • You possess excellent communication skills whether documenting, messaging, or speaking/listening.
  • You thrive with the autonomy of choosing your next priority, discerning urgency and importance.
  • You are effective in responding to alerts, escalations, and system recovery events.  You are passionate about eliminating noisy alerts.
  • You demonstrate courage in protecting our applications and doing what is best for our clients.
  • You partner well with developers and architects, influencing design and implementation.

What you have

  • 3+ years of AWS experience; S3, ECS, ECR, Aurora, CloudMap, CloudWatch5+ years in a SRE, Development, Systems Administration, or Operational role(s)
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or relational databases
  • Experience with message-based and/or event streaming technologies
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) preferred
  • Experience with SRE discipline/industry best practices
  • Experience with Reliability Engineering and/or Chaos Engineering preferred

Colorado Compensation

Target Total Compensation - 101,600 - 165,400

Your actual pay will be based on your skills and experience -- talk with your recruiter to learn more.


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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. 


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