Charles Schwab Staff - Software Systems Engineer (Development Tools) 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 at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab 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. 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

Our Opportunity:

The Tools Solutions team, part of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, develops consistent processes, tools and reporting solutions for the application development lifecycle, in support of the Development and QA community within Schwab Technology Services. We are currently offering the opportunity for a Staff Software Systems Engineer to join our team.

What you’ll do:

Provide hands-on development and support for various tools used for application development. These tools include, but are not limited to, Application Lifecycle Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Agile Planning, Source Code Management, Testing, Build, Security, and Automation. Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze, propose, test, and implement software in a timely manner

  • Identify issues in existing code and recommend solutions

  • Become a Subject Matter Expert on assigned tools

  • Participate in Tools Governance reviews; assist in developing standards for tool usage and evaluate new tools to meet emerging business needs

  • Ensure that all development practices are in compliance with employer’s best practices, policies, and procedures

  • Provide guidance to end users on how best to configure and use tools

  • Communicate with individuals on application teams including Managers, Developers, Project Managers, and Infrastructure Support

  • Work with end users to troubleshoot and resolve tool usage issues

What you have:

  • BA/BS or higher degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience in application development for reliability, scalability, performance, robustness, security, manageability, and maintainability/extensibility

  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies, including hands-on experience with Agile development processes

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations

  • Ability to multi-task with numerous activities running concurrently

  • Passionate about helping others become successful with their use of our tool set

  • Highly curious nature and willingness to learn through multiple methods, including independent research and self-study

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a desire to share knowledge through creation and refinement of written content

  • Good analytical, problem-solving, and prioritization skills with a solid ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication

  • Experience with Atlassian tool stack strongly desired

  • Familiarity with other tools such as TFS, Visual Studio, Jenkins, GIT, etc is a plus

  • Experience in a DevOps / CD / CI oriented environment strongly desired

  • Experience with Java and Linux desired

  • Experience with financial services or other highly regulated industries desired

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