Charles Schwab Senior Software Applications Engineer - Retirement Plan Services in Austin, Texas

Description:

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

Brian Whitten

20180403-2237

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:

We are adding a Senior Staff, Software Application Engineer to our team that supports distributions from our 401k retirement plans. This role will call for strong software application design and development skills, along with a strong mix of team leadership abilities. This role will provide an individual with strong growth opportunities in both their technical and leadership skillsets. The role provides candidates exposure to a seasoned team with lengthy experience in their respective fields, along with a leadership team that allows for flexibility in how the team can best achieve success.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Staff, Software Application Engineer, the role will require someone who can do the following:

  • Design and develop software application systems mainly revolving around payment distributions from 401k retirement plans

  • Work closely with and help lead an agile team of developers, testers, product owners and scrum masters.

  • Lead discussions and engage other team members to flesh out system requirements where minimal information is provided.

  • Be a lead contact for peers and junior team members to provide context around how applications function.

  • Provide guidance and leadership regarding technology and design for junior team members.

  • Ability to provide technical best practices for applications.

  • Design and implementation of application build and release strategies with a strong emphasis on continuous integration and continuous delivery.

  • Release applications to production environments on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • Provide production application support for applications that require 99% uptime.

What you have:

The ideal candidate will possess a good balance of strong technical skills, excellent communication and project planning abilities.

Required Technical Skills:

  • .NET design and programming Object oriented design principles

  • System architecture and design skills

  • HTML and client side scripting Angular J and associated micro-services

  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry architecture

  • Microsoft SQL Server

  • SOAP and REST web services

  • Distributed application development

  • Continuous Integration with Bamboo, Bitbucket and JIRA

  • Automated testing deesign

Additional Experience Desired:

  • Work closely with business partners to understand requirements and promote solutions that fit within the technology vision.

  • Ability to learn new skills and convey those to other team members

  • Strong communication skills that can promote engagement from other team members

  • Familiarity with Scrum Agile Experience in heavily regulated financial industry

  • Leading and mentoring junior team members

  • Ability to work well with offshore workforce and co-located workforce

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. 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-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs

Position Located In:TX - Austin

Education:BA/BS

Job Type:Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Expiration Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

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