Staff Software Dev Engineer

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

Job Description


Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124
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 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’s Software Applications 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.  The Wealth Management Technology team is looking for a software engineer to design/develop major enhancements to the Intelligent Portfolios suite of products and create new products that positively impact our clients and those who serve our clients. 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, secure, and reliable solutions is key to success in this role. Our Software Applications Engineers are driven to learn, grow and continuously contribute to evolving the Schwab experience and technology. 

What you’ll do:

We are looking for a versatile software application developer whose role will be distributed across all phases of the SLDC - from early inception, solutioning, code, test automation, through to final solution implementation and support.  Responsibility and activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze, design, develop, debug, configure and modify software systems and/or new products used in local, cloud, networked, mobile or Internet-related technology. Code may be used in commercial and/or end-user applications. 
  • Leverage current and evolving technologies to design, code, test, log, debug, document, and analyze current and future applications, all with the goals of Maintainability, Security, Availability, and Scalability.  
  • Interact with users and/or stakeholders to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. 
  • Lead cooperative efforts among members of project teams.  
  • Act as a mentor to junior staff members.  

What you have:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field OR related practical experience
  • 3+ years professional experience in software engineering
  • 2+ years leveraging object oriented languages such as C#, Java, and/or C++
  • 2+ years experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Knowledge of current and legacy versions of Angular, leveraging TypeScript. Similar Javascript frameworks considered.
  • Ability to develop unit and acceptance tests and effectively automate test execution
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to all phases of the SDLC
    • Requirements review
    • Design implementation
    • All aspects of testing
    • Production implementation and support
    • Data analysis
  • Hunger to learn and an intense technical curiosity
  • Critical thinker and solutions-oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Desire to learn new technologies
  • Tenacity and persistence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of creating cloud-native applications
  • Experience developing with .NET Core
  • Experience with BDD creation and related automation. Cucumber & Ruby preferred
  • Experience integrating with SauceLabs
  • Experience with test automation as a part of Continuous Integration, enabling Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with scrum methodology
  • Experience tuning and maximizing performance of UI, API, and CI-related components
  • Understanding of common design patterns and appropriate usage
  • Ability and desire to contribute to application and platform architecture and design 

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-Mainframe (Systems Prog/App Dev)-2-5 yrs
Position Located In:CO - Lone Tree
Job Type:Full Time

Category:Digital Services
Activation Date: Friday, May 31, 2019
Expiration Date: Sunday, July 14, 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 : 20190514-2977

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