Charles Schwab Developer - Trading Technology in Austin, Texas

Description:

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

Mary O'Brien

20170529-2709

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 http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab 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:

Associate, Application Software Engineer

Schwab is recruiting to hire a driven, results-oriented software technical lead who shares our passion for technology, innovation and excellence. Our main goal here at Schwab is to transform people’s lives by changing the way the world invests. We are in the midst of re-architecting and rebuilding our core enterprise software platform to support our rapidly growing and evolving business.

What you’ll do:

  • The technical engineer will be a hands-on developer that excels in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment and is passionate about developing high quality, high performance, and scalable software.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for individual coding contributions in addition to coordinating with offshore team.

  • The candidate will work aside a team of seasoned engineers whose main objective is to maintain all aspects of the overall software development lifecycle and ensure the on-time, quality delivery of software product releases.

  • Manage day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage, follow and support agile software development practices· Interface with product owner and key stakeholders in Project Management, Business, QA and Technology Operations to ensure high quality delivery of software projects on time and budget ·

  • Utilize automated software test tools and frameworks such as test driven development to achieve software quality standards ·

  • Support integration efforts to build whole systems from various subsystems · Support release manager to assemble releases and drive improvements in the release process ·

  • Assist Scrum Master in resolving needs and roadblocks identified by team members ·

  • Provide hands-on development and mentoring as necessary for other members of the development team ·

  • Meet periodically with onshore and offshore developers to review and improve code quality, requirements specification and design methodologies ·

  • Prototype, validate and create specific application solutions for the business

What you have:

  • BS computer Science engineering ·

  • Minimum 7+ year’s of dotNet software development experience ·

  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures

  • Proficient building server side applications based upon Microsoft technologies, specifically utilizing Visual Studio and C# · Experience developing/managing REST and SOAP-based Web Service API(s) in a transaction processing environment ·

  • Experience with distributed multi-tier applications, WMI, NO SQL databases, and SQL is preferred ·

  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems ·

  • Good understanding of latest Architecture and Development Standards and Guidelines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for composing and delivering technical presentations or other forms of documentation to various level of technical and non-technical management ·

  • Proficient in managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, geographically dispersed environment

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 http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Analyst/Strategy-less than 2 yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs, IT-Mainframe (Systems Prog/App Dev)-less than 2 yrs, IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-less than 2 yrs, IT-DBA-less than 2 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Expiration Date: Monday, October 2, 2017

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