Charles Schwab Technical Lead Engineer in Chicago, Illinois


Chicago - IL, IL150SW, 150 S Wacker Dr, 60606-4111

Elizabeth T Wells


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.

What you’ll do:

DUTIES: Work with a team to maintain overall software development lifecycle and ensure the on-time, quality delivery of software product releases. Lead team in execution of development pipeline and delivery of the organization’s software products from QA to Production. Manage day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage follow and support agile software development practices. Interface with product owner and key stakeholders in Project Management, Business, QA, and Technology Operations to ensure delivery of software projects. Provide development sizing and cost analysis estimates with Scrum Master and product owner. Work with product owner and team members to decompose stories, design features, and prioritize tasks. Achieve software quality standards using automated software test tools and frameworks such as test driven development. Support integration efforts to build whole systems from various subsystems. Support Release Manager to assemble releases and drive improvements in the release process. Assist Scrum Master in resolving needs and roadblocks identified by team members. Ensure individual team deliverables are coordinated and synchronized as necessary to achieve product releases. Provide hands-on development and mentoring as necessary for other members of the development team. Identify technology risks early and establish mitigation plans. Create artifacts for each project such as Software Architecture documentation, Technical Use Cases, and Code Review Packages. Meet periodically with onshore and offshore developers to review and improve code quality, requirements specification, and design methodologies. Prototype, validate, and create specific application solutions for the business. This role is split 50% design & leading the team, 50% development. Responsible for individual coding contributions and team lead responsibilities.

What you have:

Requirements : Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field and ten years of post-baccalaureate, professional, progressive experience in job offered or related occupation.

Experience and/or education must include:

  1. Agile development methodology in core business application projects & deliverables;

  2. Technical leadership of an Agile Scrum team;

  3. Building client and server side applications based upon Microsoft technologies, including: Visual Studio, C#, WPF, WCF, and XAML;

  4. At least two of the following frameworks: Prism (WPF), Microsoft Entity Framework, Hibernate, and UML (Unified Modeling Language);

  5. Object oriented analysis, SOA, design patterns, development, implementation, and maintenance;

  6. Developing and managing REST and SOAP-based Web Service API(s) in a transaction processing environment;

  7. Distributed multi-tier applications;

  8. MS SQL Database; and

  9. TFS Build automation.

OTHER: Job Site: Chicago, IL

Please reference Job ID: ACRUCR and send resume via mail to: 9800 Schwab Way, Lone Tree, CO 80124 Attn: E. Wells. EOE.

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 at" .

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: No Work Experience

Position Located In: IL - Chicago

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Expiration Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017

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