Charles Schwab Staff-Database Engineer 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 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:

As a member of the Advisor Services Database Technology team, you will be immersed in a collaborative, innovative, and technically challenging environment. As a Staff Database developer you will be responsible for development and support of several Advisor Services centralized databases written in Oracle and MS SQL Server. We're looking for team members that are eager to learn and implement new technologies and provide outstanding database solutions.

What you’ll do:

As a Staff Database Developer you will be responsible for delivering quality technology and software initiatives by:

  • Providing development and tactical support of enterprise-level Oracle, MS SQL Server, and no SQL databases using store packages, procedures and triggers

  • Partnering with application developers on designs, models and best in class implementation

  • Interacting with experts from across Schwab in different support organizations and business groups

  • Being a member of Agile team(s) that focuses on delivering what the client needs

  • Working together with other database leads to establish standards, procedures and design patterns

What you have:

As a team member you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong foundational understanding of database concepts and development technologies

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills, coupled with a desire to take on responsibilities

  • Experience actively collaborating with Agile teams to support software development lifecycle

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, competing, high-priority projects with varying deadlines

  • Experience writing and contributing to detailed design, functional specifications or technical requirements

  • Experience interfacing with business partners at various levels including senior management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well independently and together as a member of cross-functional teams

  • Track record of being detailed oriented, self-starter and deliverables with minimal defects

  • Must be a critical thinker and solutions-oriented

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Must be able to quickly grasp complex concepts and learn new technologies

As a technical database developer you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related field

  • Strong database development skills gained through 3+ years hands on experience with relational database development using stored procedures primarily in Oracle and MS SQL Server

  • Proficiency with Unix/Linux Shell scripting (Korn Shell (KSH), BASH, etc.)

  • Prior experience with job scheduling systems (ESP, Autosys, Cron, etc.)

  • Prior experience with Microsoft TFS, C#/.NET is a plus

  • Prior exposure to the financial industry will set you apart

  • Prior Agile development experience 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" .

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: IT-DBA-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Expiration Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018

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