Charles Schwab Staff, Software Application Engineer in Westlake, Texas

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.

Our Opportunity:

The Cash and Stock Solutions technology team at Schwab is recruiting to hire a driven, results-oriented software application engineer who shares our passion for technology, innovation and excellence. We are in the midst of re-architecting and rebuilding our core enterprise software platform to support our rapidly growing and evolving business. The technical engineer will be a hands-on developer that excels in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment and is passionate about developing high quality, high performance, and scalable software. The successful candidate will be responsible for individual coding contributions in addition to collaboration with team members from multiple geographic locations to deliver high quality software. The candidate will work aside a team of seasoned engineers whose main objective is to maintain all aspects of the overall software development lifecycle and ensure the on-time, quality delivery of software product releases.

What you’ll do:

•Design, develop and delivery highly scalable and reliable RESTful Web Services and Web API on a multi-tier application architecture using .Net

•Utilize automated software test tools and frameworks such as test driven development to achieve software quality standards

•Support integration efforts to build whole systems from various subsystems

•Prototype, validate and create specific application solutions for the business

•Assist Scrum Master in resolving needs and roadblocks identified by team members

•Support and maintain the company’s existing production software solutions and core technologies

What you have:

•Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

5+ years of experience successfully developing applications using Microsoft technologies like WCF, ASP.NET, REST

•2+ years of experience in building REST services ASP.NET Web API

•Experience in the following: Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, WCF, Web API, .NET Framework, Web Services, REST, JSON, SOAP, LINQ

•Strong knowledge of web architecture/design and web best practices

•Demonstrated strong ability to interpret requirements and design solutions to fit those requirements

•Strong communication and problem-solving skills

•Ability to interact successfully with business partners and technology teams

•Demonstrated knowledge of design patterns and when to apply them

•Ability to handle concurrent projects while working independently and in teams

•Working knowledge or familiarity with Agile methodologies

•Familiarity with financial industry

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer

  • 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.

Position Located In: TX - Westlake