Charles Schwab Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) in Austin, Texas


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

Laura Troy


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 Retirement Plan Services (RPS) technology team is responsible for design, implementation, and deployment of mission critical projects and applications that support the requirements of our business and customer community and provide robust and continuous operation for the management of our clients' retirement accounts. We are looking for an experienced and motivated Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET). Your deep understanding of programming in C#, automation framework development, Nunit/Xunit, familiarity with object mocking frameworks, advanced scripting abilities, and a passion for testing efficiencies are keys to your success in this role.

What you’ll do:

  • Ability to successfully implement high-quality, fault-tolerant, clean, reusable, and maintainable automation tools and test frameworks

  • Able to work with analysts and product owners to turn requirements/stories into detailed, organized test cases

  • Ability to quickly gain product knowledge and domain expertise through manual testing and apply those lessons to build better, more stable and repeatable automation frameworks

  • Ability to successfully provide leadership, technical direction, training, information and inspiration to other team members

  • Able to resolve difficult issues spanning across large and distributed enterprise systems

  • Proficiency troubleshooting software issues for end customers. Ability to analyze logs, verify, reproduce and fix defects

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional development and QA teams

What you have:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

  • Deep knowledge of C#, .NET framework, Nunit/Xunit, SQL multi-threading/concurrency, and messaging technologies

  • In-depth software engineering and development lifecycle knowledge a plus

  • Experience testing and building automation on mobile devices (iOS and Android)

  • Proven experience with Web, desktop and middle tier applications and architectures.

  • On-the-job experience must include automated test framework creation and maintenance experience working on complex source systems, as well as deep knowledge of build processes

  • Experience with BDD (Behavioral Driven Development), preferably Specflow, nice to have

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (Jenkins/Bamboo), build systems (NuGet), JIRA, and source control systems (Git/Bitbucket)

  • Knowledge and experience with Selenium Web Driver

  • Understanding of various types of testing (Functional, Integration, End-to-End, Performance, etc.)

  • Experience in the domain of Machine Learning and Computer Vision a nice to have

  • Ability to work in an agile, dynamic, varied, and fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated competency of Agile SCRUM and Kanban methodologies.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Quick learner and self-starter who requires minimal supervision to excel in a dynamic environment

  • Previous experience working effectively in globally diverse teams and matrixed organizations

  • Ability to anticipate future risks and take mitigating steps

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-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018

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