UI Frontend Developer

Charles Schwab - Chicago, IL4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $98,000 - $130,000 a year
Your Opportunity

Schwab is looking for a driven, results-oriented Software Applications Engineer who shares our passion for technology, innovation and quality. Our main goal here at Schwab is to transform people’s lives by changing the way the world invests. We are in the midst of re-architecting and rebuilding our core enterprise software platform to support digital transformation initiatives of the firm.

We are looking for hands-on developer that excels in a dynamic and fast-moving environment and is passionate about developing high quality, high performance, and scalable software. Responsible for individual coding contributions to the team. Will work in a team onsite and offshore engineers whose main objective is to maintain all aspects of the overall software development lifecycle and ensure the on-time, quality product releases.

This position will be part of Trading Experience Technology (TXT) organization, a leading edge organization using modern approaches for developing and delivering web applications. The role focuses on cutting edge UI development technology that will provide the applicant an opportunity to learn and apply industry standard methodologies in the UI Development arena. Ideal candidates enjoy fast-paced environments, have strong context switching ability, thrive under ambiguity and embrace change passionately. This is an 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 multi-functional coordination and ownership.

What you’re good at
Shown ability to quickly learn newer technologies in the UI Development realm.
Ability to collaborate with product owner and key partners in Project Management, Business, QA and Technology Operations to ensure high quality delivery of software projects on time and budget.
Meet periodically with onshore and offshore developers to review and improve code quality, requirements specification and design methodologies.
Develop proof of concepts to evaluate newer tools and design concepts for potential future demonstrate.
What you have

Required Skills:
3-5 years of experience in CSS, JavaScript, HTML5, TypeScript, developing with web standards, debugging and multi-browser testing
Experience using Atlassian tools like JIRA and confluence
Experience building and enhancing design systems for standardization across platforms.
Firm grasp of UI/UX principles, ability to convert UX designs into working prototypes
Collaborate with others and service varying projects
You should be comfortable in a fast-paced customer focused environment that continually embraces the newest technologies and techniques.
Thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
Self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
Ability to analyze, propose and implement timely, cost effective, quality solutions for all issues or problems within area of responsibility
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills:
Experience with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), modern JS Framework (Angular, React, Vue, Node, etc.)
Practical understanding of web accessibility standards. Experience with JAWS tool preferred.
Experience providing guidance, direction, and feedback to other technical staff in order to meet agreed upon objectives.