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Senior TechOps Systems Engineer

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Jersey City, New Jersey, Omaha, Nebraska ID# 2018-21844 Regular Full-Time Manager


  • An outstanding career opportunity with a leading provider of securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services. 
  • The Senior TechOps Systems Engineer will provide technical leadership in optimizing operational practices and in developing new strategies driving the firm towards operational excellence for the distributed computing platforms supporting TDAmeritrade.
  • This individual will be part of an Agile team which leverages internal development standards to develop products and API’s to deliver functionality which supports TDAmeritrade’s operational requirements.
  • This individual will partner with product teams becoming a subject matter expert in order to enable new features and functionality continually improving our operating model.  


  • Defines and optimizes operational policies, procedure, processes and standards through automation focusing on greater efficiencies to operate the environment
  • Responsible for establishing procedures & systems to mitigate risk, ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations and best practices
  • Must be a change agent able to develop, implement and maintain policies and processes.
  • Collaborates with peer technology organizations, business, clients and management to review systems and infrastructure functionality and develop plans for improvement.
  • Identifies and implements strategies to reduce platform costs and risk and increase service levels, platform reliability and operating efficiency.
  • Partner with peer engineers to develop programmatic methods to manage the infrastructure
  • Leverage existing and create new API’s to deliver solutions that scale to the enterprise
  • Participate with peer organizations to provide best practices for infrastructure development
  • Identify and automate inefficient manual tasks for scale and efficiency


  • Extensive experience in both an operational role supporting core infrastructure and an engineering role developing solutions in a Red Hat, PCF, VmWare, and Microsoft Windows environment
  • Infrastructure programming experience with languages such as Python , Perl , PowerShell , JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of multiple infrastructures  technologies – such as Red Hat , Windows , PCF, Configuration Tools (Puppet, Ansible, salt ...) and log aggregation technologies such as Splunk
  • Experience with process re-engineering and building workflow automation leveraging API’s and tools such as Ayehu  
  • 10+ years of related experience.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies and processes such as Agile and Scrum
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to apply them towards automation
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience within e-commerce or financial services industry is a plus
  • Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed

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