Sr Systems Administrator, IS (Information Technology)
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.
A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
What IS Application Frameworks does…
The IS Application Frameworks team is responsible for developing and maintaining the standard framework, services, libraries, tools, and best practices used by developers at Edward Jones. The team also provides technology and design guidance for key projects. Associates stay on top of industry trends around application design/development/deployment, and leverage their knowledge and experience to find forward-thinking solutions to challenging problems.
Members of the IS Application Frameworks team are currently doing exciting project work to help Edward Jones adopt innovative solutions to aid in a DevOps transformation. This includes a shift to a microservices architecture leveraging Spring Boot applications running in Docker containers on Kubernetes. The team is also working to enable continuous delivery and automated testing by supporting tools like GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, SonarQube, Selenium, and Artifactory.
What you'll do…
Maintain enterprise tools used in the design, development, and delivery of software.
Research innovative solutions and inspire other developers to think outside of the box.
Proactively seek continuous improvement in processes and tools.
Encourage test-driven development and support automated testing tools.
Advise information system teams on the effective use of technology within the enterprise architecture tools, methodologies, best practices, processes and standards within area of expertise.
Participate and represent area in cross−functional groups.
Mentor and train other associates.
What you'll need…
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, etc. or equivalent experience.
5+ years of overall IT experience
Hands-on experience with administering/supporting large-scale application/platform deployments
Experience with administering applications/platforms on both Linux & Windows operating systems
Experience with scripting languages (e.g. bash, Powershell)
Familiar with utilization of source management tools (GitHub)
Understanding of DevOps concepts and experience with CI/CD pipelines.
Strong understanding of Kanban and Scrum is preferred.
Strong ability to learn and apply new/emerging technologies.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working with all organizational levels.
Strong analytical and problem−solving skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
•Ability to work in a team environment and/or as an individual contributor, as required.