Charles Schwab Sr. Java Development Engineer in Westlake, Texas


Westlake - TX, TX2050R, 2050 Roanoke Road, 76262-9616

Michelle Rocke


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:

This is a senior level development role on our Offer/Order (O2) Technology team. The O2 organization is made up of several Agile software development teams that deliver technology solutions for our customer preferences, offers and orders. Our technology is a key foundation for internal system integration and our front end customer capabilities. This technology leadership role is involved with the design and development of our new Offer/Order platform – Express. This state-of-the art implementation will be part of the next generation of application modernization within Schwab – it is an exciting time to join our team and be part of this new system development.

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

  • 2+ years' of experience with continuous build process using bamboo/bit bucket, git etc.

  • 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 initiative from legacy to distributed platforms; i.e. Mainframe Cobol apps/DB2 to Java apps/SQL or MongoDB

  • 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

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

  • Experience with Agile methodology and Agile working environment and tools such as JIRA and other Atlassian tools

  • 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

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

  • 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" .

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-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Expiration Date: Friday, September 22, 2017

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