Solutions Architect - Investment Management

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Lone Tree - CO, DENR2, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124
Jeanie Lynn Bannon

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 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:

Charles Schwab Investment Advisory (CSIA) is a separately registered investment advisor and an affiliate of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (CS&Co). CSIA creates diversified portfolios of ETFs combined with a cash allocation in a single account for several Programs, or Portfolios such as Schwab Managed Portfolios-ETF, Windhaven Strategies, and Schwab Intelligent Portfolios. CSIA also provides portfolio management for ThomasPartners Strategies which invests primarily in dividend paying stocks, fixed income securities, and fixed income ETFs.

In addition, CSIA oversees the selection of investments and ongoing monitoring of the Mutual Fund OneSource Select List? and Managed Account Select? (MAS), and produces market commentary and other investment advice for CS&Co clients and financial consultants.

The investment team at CSIA is published in respected business and academic journals and frequently cited by the media on investment topics. CSIA is distinguished by their ability to effectively combine both rigorous quantitative work as well as manager profiling and market analysis in their research and portfolio management.

What you?ll do:

This is a hands-on Solutions Architect role based in Denver, CO or Boston, MA in the Architecture and Frameworks team in CSIM and CSIA Technology Organization. This is a position within CSIM Technology and will be directly supporting the Charles Schwab Investment Advisory teams and responsible for defining and building the CSIA (Charles Schwab Investment Advisory) Platform Strategy.

The candidate will be designing new solutions as well as integrating many technologies with our existing technology landscape. It will be building an integrated application Technology platform for CSIA that will align closely with a data platform for both CSIA and CSIM following best practices, building scale and efficiencies that enable future business growth.

What you have:

This hands on role requires a highly motivated and experienced Architect/senior developer with pride of ownership reflected through clean architecture design, code quality and a disciplined software development approach. The candidate will be expected to do both some programming as well as design and architecture.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A university degree from a well-respected academic institution; advanced degrees in Information management, Computer Science, and/or other professional certifications are a plus
  • At least 10 years? experience architecting and integrating 3rd party internal and SaaS applications developed in .NET, C#, Angular
  • At least five years? experience participating in the software development lifecycle leveraging the latest methodologies and industry applicable technologies, fluent in C# or Java
  • Strong API and web services (REST/SOAP) development experience, JSON, XML
  • Experience or knowledge with Cloud Foundry and designing applications that can run in a cloud environment such as AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Experience designing and building  large Cloud and/or Distributed high scalability software particularly distributed, strong knowledge of integration design patterns and 12 Factor app
  • Experience or knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Prior experience designing analytics solutions and building workflows
  • Strong ability to design, code and debug applications in various software languages.
  • Proven record of delivering technology solutions within agreed upon timeframes
  • Experience with regulatory and compliance solution and information security
  • Skilled communicator and negotiator with exceptional written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Prior financial services experience in the investment management or wealth management industries is a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • Shows a commitment to high ethical standards and integrity and demonstrates this through action
  • Excellent written communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Inquisitive, analytical, a strategic thinker, proactive and solutions-oriented
  • High-energy, positive, entrepreneurial in spirit while goal-oriented and results-driven
  • Self-starter; takes initiative and can work independently
  • Well-organized and disciplined with high attention to detail
  • Direct, plain-spoken; conveys a genuine/authentic demeanor

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.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. (Please click here to see policy.) Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

If you need an accommodation in the application process, please email or call HR Direct at 800-725-3535.

Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?:No
Work Schedule:Days
Languages:English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications:None
Relevant Work Experience:IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs
Position Located In:CO - Lone Tree, MA - Boston
Job Type:Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Expiration Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
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Company Information

At Schwab, we inspire the driven; individuals who want to take ownership of their career and their future. You are appreciated for your work, respected for your unique strengths and rewarded for the possibilities you create for our clients. Working in Schwab Technology is not just a job; it's an opportunity to do the best work of your life. This team drives Schwab's mission to harness the power of data to deliver the next gen client experience. They relentlessly pursue simplification and modernization, laying the foundation for the digital enterprise. They act boldly together to provide security for our clients and enterprise, safeguarding client trust all while delivering on their core commitments to availability, capacity and project execution with excellence and efficiency. If you are looking to be challenged with projects that stretch and grow your abilities, and push you towards further developing your expertise, apply to one of our openings today.
Dice Id : 10228622
Position Id : 20190312-1633

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