Charles Schwab Senior Software Application Engineer in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

Brian Whitten


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

The Advisor Services Technology team is seeking an experienced full-stack web developer, ideally with both .NET and Java experience, to join our growing organization as the technical lead for one of our Agile project teams. You will be an integral part of an Agile team of roughly 4-6 total members working together to deliver cutting edge customer-facing functionality through our Schwab Advisor Center platform.

What you’ll do:

As part of a closely aligned Agile team, you will be engaged through all stages of the software development cycle, with an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology and develop new skills. Partnering with fellow developers, testers,

product owners, technical leads and architects, you will be part of a self-organizing team that provides both a strong foundation of support, as well as outstanding career development opportunities. As a technical lead, you will

be both hands on with the engineering work, as well as have an opportunity to support and grow the junior and mid-level members of the team. Strong work ethic, design and development skills, strong problem solving and the ability to

partner with business and technologists across the organization are required.

What you have:

  • 7+ years of full stack application development experience

  • Bachelor's degree from 4-year accredited degree granting college or university is preferred, or equivalent experience

  • Proven experience developing and implementing applications, particularly web-enabled applications using:

  • Front End Technologies/Concepts: Angular and/or AngularJS, HTML5, CSS/SCSS, ASP.NET web forms, MVC, JSON/XML, Sync/ASync services

  • Back End Technologies/Concepts: C# and Java, ASP.NET, SOAP and RESTful API design

  • Database Technologies/Concepts: Relational (SQL/Oracle) and Document Based (No-SQL/MongoDB) Architectures

  • Environment: Distributed Monolithic and Cloud Based Microsevices (Private Cloud/Pivotal Cloud Foundry is strongly differentiating)

  • Passion for enterprise-level agile development

  • Solid understanding in web application environments and development tools, event-driven application development, session state management, web configuration and deployment strategies, security and performance tuning, and debugging methodologies

  • Comfortable with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) concepts, unit testing principles and implementations, API test automation techniques as well as automated deployment pipeline tools

  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite is strongly preferred: JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, Bamboo

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective time management. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task effectively

  • Have a passion for problem solving, the ability to quickly learn new concepts, and must be able to interact with all levels of technical and business teams

  • Proven ability to work independently while serving in a leadership role within a team

  • Be a team player, self-motivated and able to work collaboratively across organizations and geographic locations

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Friday, December 7, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

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