Charles Schwab Senior Technical Architect in San Francisco, California
San Francisco - CA, SF211MN, 211 Main St, 94105-1905
Michelle Laura Rocke
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.
This position will be part of Digital innovation at Schwab, focused on improving the Retirement Journey for our clients. We will focus on driving client-centricity, reducing time to market & increasing efficiency. The model is insights-driven and focuses on rapid iterations to drive innovation and transformation. Ideal candidates enjoy fast-paced environments, thrive under ambiguity and embrace change passionately. The Retirement Journey is a unique opportunity to grow and transform our business through driving significant step-change in our time to market, building more integrated client-centric experiences, and enabling project success via cross-functional coordination and ownership.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly visible team that delivers innovative business solutions leveraging emerging technologies at Schwab.
What you’ll do:
You will be joining us as a Technical Director (Senior Technical Architect) focused on providing architectural guidance across multiple projects/teams. We are looking for a curious person with excellent technical skills, leadership and communication to guide the team through technology challenges while driving towards target architecture.
Work closely with Enterprise Delivery Managers, Functional Solution Architects and with business teams to architect technology solutions to meet client needs.
Understanding complex problems easily and come up with simple solutions
Lead technical requirements gathering sessions and producing technical requirements and design documents.
Manage the technical delivery of integrations, security, single-sign-on and application customizations.
Publishing and presenting the architecture to technology leaders and business executives.
Provide hands on expert level assistance to developers for technical issues.
Suggests alternative technical solutions to meet client requirements efficiently, and/or with greater reusability, and / or longer life.
Promotes and coordinates technical knowledge harvesting within the organization.
Defines, communicates and enforces design/coding standards.
Identifies reusable code required for our code library and ensures the high quality creation of the code.
Tracks and identifies new technologies to solve the business problems.
What you have:
Minimum of 5 years of experience as an architect in building complex, highly scalable and low latency applications
10+ years of solid development experience in distributed platform
Experience with C#./.Net in a Linux/Windows data center environment
Experience with PCF, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and advanced knowledge of competing models such as SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
Understanding concept of UI and integration with backend
Need to have concept of microservices – benefits, limitations, challenges
Experience owning and operating multiple instances of a mission critical service
Experience with Agile development methodology and Test-Driven Development
Experience using telemetry and metrics to drive operational excellence
Experience growing high performing engineering teams
Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations
Broad knowledge of software engineering: languages, frameworks, techniques, industry trends, etc.
Experience as a technical leader in an organization. This includes coaching and mentoring, working through complex problems, and working with our business partners to deliver an amazing experience for our clients. You have qualities that engineers recognize and respect.
Broad knowledge of the software engineering and architecture space: languages, frameworks, techniques, industry trends, etc.
Deep knowledge of REST and the Web Services space
Knowledge and experience with server side .NET and Java
Knowledge of NoSQL databases (Aerospike, MongoDB are preferred)
The ability to step in and code to drive a solution that your engineers can build upon
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
Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with San Francisco ordinance 17-14 and federal law and regulations applicable to Charles Schwab.
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.
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: CA - San Francisco
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018