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Automation Engineer IV - Branch Network

Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Join a financial services firm where your contributions are valued. Edward Jones is a Fortune 500 company where people come first. With over 8 million clients and 19,000 financial advisors across the U.S. and Canada, we're proud to be privately-owned, placing the focus on our clients rather than shareholder returns.

Behind everything we do is our purpose: We partner for positive impact to improve the lives of our clients and colleagues, and together, better our communities and society. We are an innovative, flexible, and inclusive organization that attracts, develops, and inspires performance excellence and a sense of belonging.

People are at the center of our partnership. Edward Jones associates are seen, heard, respected, and supported. This is what we believe makes us the best place to start or build your career.

View our Purpose, Inclusion and Citizenship Report .

1 Fortune 500, published June 2023, data as of December 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.

Team Overview:

You may be surprised to know that Edward Jones employs thousands of technical resources - all focused on creating world-class experiences for our clients and branch offices. If you've considered Edward Jones in the past, it's time to take another look. We are in the midst of embracing a modern, cloud-based architecture and are looking for exceptional individuals that want to be a part of that future.

We've invested millions of dollars into new technology platforms to help improve what matters most in our industry, client experience. We're currently implementing a modern, cloud-based architecture and are looking for talented, and motived professionals that want to be part of providing the best client experience and financial resources possible.

What You'll Do :

The Branch Network Engineering team at Edward Jones is searching for an experienced Network Automation Engineer. This role will work with a cross functional team in supporting and advancing Branch network technologies in an automated first approach to support our growing financial services organization. Responsibilities will include engineering network infrastructure as code, developing operational efficiencies, network tools development and advancing the overall platform to support Branch technologies.

Here are a few of the key responsibilities you will be a part of :

  • Actively mentor and train other associates in their area of expertise.
  • Provide direction as to the effective use of technology within the Branch Network Engineering and Strategy Team.
  • Provide leadership related to technical aspects of tools, methodologies, best practices and processes and standards that apply to their technical area of expertise.
  • Research technical improvements and takes the initiative to communicate/implement solutions.
  • Participate and represent your area in cross- functional groups.
  • Communicate issues and problem resolutions with all affected stakeholders, business areas, and vendors.
  • Research requirements to determine system feasibility, costs, benefits, or functional requirements.
  • Ensure prudent use of the firm's financial resources.

    What Experience You'll Need:
    • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
    • 7+ years of experience working with enterprise network solutions, to include cloud and on-premises networks (Azure, AWS, etc.), including experience with:
      • Automation and scripting in an enterprise network environment.
      • Network automation solutions including CI/CD tools such as CloudBees, GitOps, Jenkins, Docker, Helm charts, and Twistlock.
      • FastAPI and associated technologies.
      • Network engineering technologies, including shared services such as firewalls, application load balancing, DNS / DHCP and Wi-Fi. technologies.
      • Agile / Scrum environment leveraging Jira and other agile methodologies.
      • Meraki, VeloCloud, CradlePoint, Fortinet, platforms.
      • Managing and working with Linux platforms. Candidates that live within in a commutable distance from our Tempe, AZ and St. Louis, MO home office locations are expected to work in the office three days per week, with preference for Tuesday through Thursday

        At Edward Jones, w e are building a place where everyone feels like they belong. We're proud of our associates' contributions to the firm and the recognitions we have received.

        Check out our U.S. awards and accolades: Insights & Information Blog Postings about Edward Jones

        Check out our Canadian awards and accolades: Insights & Information Blog Postings about Edward Jones
        Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
        At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

        Salary: $96471 - $164262
        Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Columbia , Automation Engineer IV - Branch Network, Engineering , Columbia, South Carolina

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