Charles Schwab Sr. Java Software Development Engineer in Westlake, Texas
Westlake - TX, TX2050R, 2050 Roanoke Road, 76262-9616
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.
The Sr. Software Development Engineer will with work with technical and business partners to design and maintain optimal programming and environment solutions. Job activities will involve research and documenting production environments, architecture, developing solutions and support the tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements, architect/develop a solution and drive strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders. Intelligent Portfolios Technology (IPT) is part of the Schwab Technology Services organization and is responsible for delivering Robo-Advisor solutions used by Schwab Clients and Advisors.
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 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 an effective solutions inline with organization 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: .NET framework and programming tools (Visual Studio), C#, Java, and Web Services (REST, SOAP)
Knowledge of Mainframe environment, including interfaces, tools, and associated technologies is a plus
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 experience in Distributed Databases; SQL, MongoDB, Informatica, DB2 (optional/plus)
Experience with Agile methodology and Agile working environment and Agile 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 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.
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
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
Expiration Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017