Charles Schwab Technical Director - Architect - Software Ap Engineer - RWT 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 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.
We are looking for a talented technical director to join the Retail Web Technology (RWT) leadership team. This individual should be a recognized technical leader and have a passion for keeping up-to-date and using cutting-edge web technologies to build interactive web applications.
What you’ll do:
As a technical director, you will be responsible for providing vision, design, and leadership to the technology teams responsible for the implementation of trading solutions. You will also participate in a leadership capacity in software engineering using advanced development patterns and build high performing, scalable web applications with modular widgets/views. You will evolve and enhance existing web applications. You will actively collaborate with the development teams and technology leaders across Schwab technology on product development, best practices, and automation. You must have the ability to be self-directed and interact with technology and business partners at all levels. Finally, you should be comfortable in a fast-paced customer focused environment that continually embraces the latest technologies and techniques.
RWT is in the process of a large transformation to Lean, Agile and Continuous Delivery practices. The CD practices include Test Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Continuous Integration (CI) and creation of an automated deployment pipeline among other practices. The individual will assist the Scrum teams with these practices and also help with the transition of the platform from dedicated infrastructure to a cloud platform such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
What you have:
You should possess a keen knowledge, desire, and passion to produce usable and scalable web software using advanced development technologies.
5+ years of technical lead / director level experience
Strong demonstrated experience in application performance tuning and capacity planning
Strong knowledge of design patterns
Experience in applying client side MV* frameworks such as backbone.js and angularJS
Experience in Web Accessibility
Experience with UML
Experience with Responsive Design and Single Page Applications (SPA)
Experience in developing against NoSQL systems like MongoDB
Experience with WebAPI and RESTful services
Strong understanding of Agile software development principles along with experience participating in agile projects
Experience with the Atlassian suite of products: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo and HipChat
Experience in migrating and deploying web applications to Pivotal Cloud Foundry or other cloud platforms (Azure, AWS) is a plus
Experience in continuous integration and continuous delivery practices is a plus
Knowledge of Web Content Management Systems is a plus
Self-motivated, quick learner who can manage multiple projects with minimal direction
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.
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs
Position Located In: TX - Austin, TX - Westlake
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Expiration Date: Friday, November 17, 2017