Charles Schwab Software Development Engineer in Austin, Texas


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:

Are you an enthusiastic technologist? We’d love to meet you. The CloudOps team is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to help build Schwab’s internal cloud platform. Our team is critical in developing and driving the execution of application modernization and cloud migration strategy. CloudOps is also the “change agent” group within the company. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly visible team that delivers innovative services at Schwab.

What you’ll do:

You will be joining us as a Staff Software Engineer on the CloudOps Platform Client Engineering team focused on building reference implementations of our internal cloud PaaS platform (Pivotal Cloud Foundry) that will drive application modernization standards, and faster cloud ready application development. We are looking for a person with excellent CS fundamentals who is language and technology agnostic. You will:

  • Work with Client Engineering team to develop PCF reference implementations in both Java/Spring and c#/.NET.

  • Work with development teams across Schwab and build out POCs proving how their applications can move to the cloud.

  • Work with the team to come up with training curriculum for development teams so they can more quickly migrate to PCF.

  • As new capabilities come out on PCF (Spring Data Flow, Zuul, etc...), evaluate capabilities and see if there is value to add to the ecosystem.

  • Come up with 'templates' for IDEs (Eclipse, Visual Studio, etc...) that allows developers to get the basics of a Schwab/PCF application right out of the gate.

What you have:

We are looking for a passionate engineer who cares about writing clean, testable code. You probably have:

  • 5+ years software development experience.

  • Deep knowledge of one or more languages: Java, C#, .NET etc. Again, being a technologist is important.

  • Experience building RESTful webservices or apps which consume RESTful interfaces.

  • Experience with BDD, TDD.

  • The ability to work across teams and organizations to get things done.

  • Passion to learn new technologies and best practices for software development.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with a PaaS like Cloud Foundry.

  • Experience with cloud frameworks & design patterns such as SpringBoot, SpringCloud, Microservices etc..

  • Front end experience with a modern Javascript framework (Angular.js, etc).

  • Experience building applications with MongoDB, Aerospike or Redis as the storage mechanism.

  • Experience developing and supporting apps in a high visibility production 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" .

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: IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Expiration Date: Friday, December 15, 2017

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