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As a company, we were established by Chuck 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.
Charles Schwab’s Software Development Engineers thrive in a leading-edge work culture while developing products that help Schwab customers learn, explore, and make life-impacting moves on their paths to achieving their goals. Advisor Services Technology is looking for a Software Developer Senior to work on Schwab’s premier custody platform, Schwab Advisor Center. This position requires a self-motivated individual with strong problem-solving skills who can contribute in a highly collaborative culture and Agile team environment. The ability to deliver innovative, low cost, reliable solutions is key to success in this role. Our software developers are driven to learn, grow, and continuously contribute to evolving the Schwab experience and technology.
Workplace Flexibility Program:
We're proud to support our employees in a working approach that allows you to bring your best self to work – whether that’s in the office or remote.
Most Schwabbies have the opportunity to voluntarily work in the office or at home based on their preference, through the remainder of 2021.*
When the firm is ready to fully return to the office, employees will have the flexibility of a hybrid work environment, spending some time working remote and some time in the office.
Employees and managers can discuss and decide what works best for them, with additional flexibility available based on their role, business needs, and individual circumstances.
- Subject to change as Schwab is continually evaluating the current environment in order to best care for the safety and well-being of our employees.
What you are good at
Design, development, testing, deployment, and support of technology for Advisor Service Technology applications
Technical leadership of personnel, including coaching and mentoring of more junior technical resources
Supporting applications and systems in a production environment. Able to troubleshoot complex systems.
Reviewing requirements and translating them into a documented technical design
Working with an Agile team to deliver solutions
Interacting with individuals from across Schwab in different supporting organizations and business groups
What you have
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or related practical experience
5+ years of professional experience in software development, specifically with C# .NET
5+ years of experience building REST services that support high volume transactions in highly available environments
Working knowledge of cloud frameworks & design patterns such as Micro-services, Micro-UI, 12-factor design, OOD etc.
Experience with Devs Ops best practices, CI/CD, Test Automation and Test Driven Development.
Experience building cloud-ready applications (AWS, Azure, GCP, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, or similar cloud infrastructure)
Good understanding of database concepts and experience with either SQL or NoSQL solutions. (e.g. SQL, Oracle, MongoDB or Hadoop)
Experience with performance benchmarking, diagnosing bottlenecks.
Working knowledge of modern monitoring tools such as Splunk and App Dynamics.
Knowledge of authorization frameworks (e.g., OAuth 2, SAML, JWT)
Experience leading others technically, including providing coaching and mentoring as well as ensuring high code quality and adherence to standards
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to fully support all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
Ability to review requirements, translate these requirements into a design, implement and fully test this design; testing experience should include all aspects of testing (unit, functional, integration, end-to-end)
Production implementation and support
Participation in all review and governance activities
Must be a critical thinker and solutions-oriented
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
Must be able to quickly grasp complex concepts and learn new technologies
Ability to work independently and to effectively interact and collaborate with all types of stakeholders, both technical and business, peers, and leaders
Detail oriented self-starter
Experience with Agile and being a part of a scrum team
Understanding of patterns and practice
Ability to contribute to application and platform architecture and design
Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
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.
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Why work for us?
Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.
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