Sr. Staff- Application Security Engineer

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
software development, .Net, application security, C#
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Westlake - TX, TX2050R, 2050 Roanoke Road, 76262-9616
Salma McHorney

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:

The Retail Web Technology team (RWT) is responsible for leading a coordinated technology approach to developing and maintaining Schwab’s primary retail digital platform. The RWT organization is looking for a talented Senior Application Security Engineer to join our team. This individual should be a technical leader and have a passion for keeping up-to-date and using cutting-edge web technologies to build interactive web applications. 

What you’ll do:

Our Senior Application Security Engineer will need to be a self-starter who partners well with others.   You will be open to sharing knowledge and information with others.  This role is all about getting the job done, so you must have a can do / will do attitude about all tasks associated with getting great code out the door.  You will be open to coaching, which means being ok with being wrong sometimes and being able to know when to ask for help.  Schwab is a highly collaborative environment, so working well with others is a must.  You’ll need the ability to listen to others with an open mind and still feel comfortable sharing your thoughts and opinions in pursuit of a goal. 

What you have:

  • You possess a keen knowledge, desire, and passion to produce usable and scalable web software using advanced development technologies.
  • You have the ability to be self-directed and interact with technology and business partners at all levels.
  • Finally, you should be comfortable in a fast-paced customer focused environment that continually embraces the latest technologies and techniques. 


  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related practical experience
  • 7+ years experience and fluency in full-stack web development
  • Familiarity with the OWASP framework and application security best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of .NET 4.5+ and building shared security libraries that can be incorporated early in the development life cycle
  • Ability to perform regular security code audits and assist with remediation
  • Experience building solutions for large scale, high traffic web sites
  • Experience working with DevOps tool stack and security analysis tools
  • Demonstrated ability owning and managing security vulnerability monitoring and addressing security audits
  • Full end-to-end understanding of CI/CD pipeline and how to assess them from a security point of view


  • Unit testing patterns (TDD/BDD) and methodologies
  • Application performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Understanding of Agile software development principles along with experience participating in a scrum-based delivery team
  • Industry security certifications is a plus

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.

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-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs
Position Located In:TX - Westlake
Job Type:Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Expiration Date: Wednesday, May 1, 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 : 20190122-408

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