Charles Schwab Sr. Staff, Software Development Engineer, Java/PCF in Lone Tree, Colorado

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.

Our Opportunity:

The Sr. Staff, Software Development Engineer is part of the CAT team and will work with technical and business partners to design and maintain optimal programming and environment solutions. Job activities will involve researching and documenting production environments, architecture, developing solutions and supporting the tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements, architecting/developing a solution, and driving strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with technical and business experts to create and support optimal production and test environment solutions

  • Research and development of (functional and technical specifications documents) production and test environments, architecture/design/develop solutions

  • Develop plans for proof of concept and validation of technology/solutions

  • Develop and support the tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements

  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders

  • Identify gaps in processes and services across environments

  • Review programming and environment changes and raise awareness for potential impacts

  • Effective and efficient utilization of programming tools

  • Architect and develop effective solutions that are in line with the organization's vision

  • Actively participate in product design and development sessions

  • Provide direction to less experienced Programmer/Analysts

  • Identify gaps in processes and services across production and test environments

  • Develop architectural diagrams/documents, develop software codes and automated test scripts

  • Write efficient, easy to follow technical documentation

  • Act as liaison between technical and non-technical counterparts

What you have:

  • 8-10 years of experience with the following: Java, Spring framework, cloud development, and Web Services (REST, SOAP) supporting high volume transactions in a Highly Available environment

  • 2+ years' of experience in Cloud deployment in a continuous integration and continuous delivery model (CI/CD)

  • 2+ years' of experience with continuous build process using Bamboo, Bitbucket/Git, or similar tools

  • 2+ years' of experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)

  • 2+ years of experience with .NET framework and programming tools (Visual Studio) and C# is nice to have

  • Prior experience in IT Transformations and system modernization initiatives from legacy to distributed platforms; i.e. Mainframe Cobol apps/DB2 to Java apps/SQL or MongoDB

  • 6-8 years of experience in Distributed Databases; SQL Server, MongoDB, Informatica

  • Proficient in developing Visio diagrams, architectural and design documentations, functional and technical specifications, automated test process

  • Ability to research and document production and test environments along with architecture and design work

  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology and experience in an Agile working environment

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool stack (JIRA et alia)

  • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics

  • Ability to work effectively with technical and business experts

  • Willingness and ability to learn all aspects of test data management and associated tools

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems creatively

  • Ability to meet deadlines, goals and objectives

  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including offshore teams and manage offshore development activities

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

  • Experience in Financial Services industry is a plus

  • Experience in Test Driven Development is a plus

  • Knowledge of Mainframe environment, including interfaces, tools, and associated technologies is a plus

  • Knowledge of the following Mainframe tools/software: Batch Processing, Cobol, DB2, and Changeman 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 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.

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