Charles Schwab Software Applications Engineer in Austin, Texas
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.
The Client Experience Technology (CET) team is responsible for leading a coordinated technology approach to developing and maintaining Schwab’s primary digital channels. Our goal is to create a seamless experience across our mobile, web and downloadable platforms that are powerful yet simple for our customers to use.
What you’ll do:
Integral to a highly scalable yet customized suite of platforms is the need for a strong HTML5 offering within technology. Monitoring the industry for emerging trends and bringing relevant advancements to the team is crucial.
Strong emphasis on implementing outstanding quality engineering practices to create a highly predictive, secure, and stable suite of products.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Recommend information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
Help foster a team where developing deep product knowledge in order to assist in delivering business objectives is encouraged.
Complete projects by coordinating resources and timetables with other developers and project team members
Build and develop strong relationships with peers and key business team members.
What you have:
3-5 years of full stack application development experience
Bachelor's degree from 4-year accredited degree granting college or university is preferred, or equivalent experience
Proven experience developing and implementing applications, particularly web-enabled applications using AngularJS, C#, ASP.NET, HTML5, ASP.NET web forms, MVC, JSON
You will also have good and broad technical skills, with a practical knowledge of OOP and distributed environments: .net, XML, web services (SOAP and REST)
Passion for enterprise-level agile development with focus on true dev ops and automation
Have experience with one or more of the following RDBMS: Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB and use of Splunk a plus
Solid understanding in web application environments and development tools, event-driven application development, session state management, web configuration and deployment strategies, security and performance tuning, and debugging methodologies
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Effective time management. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task effectively
Have a passion for problem solving, the ability to quickly learn new concepts, and must be able to interact with all levels of technical and business teams;
Proven ability to work independently or as an integral member of a team
Be a team player, self-motivated and able to work collaboratively across organizations and geographic locations
What you’ll get:
Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
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 at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .
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.
Position Located In: TX - Austin