Charles Schwab Technical Director Solution Architect - Java/GoldenSource 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 Technical Architect role will work in a fast paced and dynamic distributed technology area supporting Schwab's Enterprise Security Master (ESM) platform and associated descriptive security data technologies. The primary platform is built on The GoldenSource Securities and Products Data Management Solution.

Note: For clarification, the Enterprise Security Master is the firm’s system of record for Financial Securities, covering all instruments and asset classes including, Equities, Fixed Income, Options and Mutual Funds. It is not related to Information Security.

What you’ll do:

As Solution architect and Technical Director of the firms Enterprise Security Master (ESM and associated security data technologies) you will be responsible for advancing the capabilities of this platform as an individual contributor. You will act as a SME and representative of the platform working with technical and business groups throughout the firm on solutions to onboard systems and new consumers while providing new capabilities for products.

Core Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Author and maintain design artifacts from high-level conceptual/logical to details describing complex concurrency issues

  • Host/moderate and participate in governance processes at various levels within Schwab’s technology organization and collaborate closely across multiple solution architecture teams

  • Ensure that enterprise technology standards and best practices are adhered to by the development team

You demonstrate these behaviors:

  • Diagnostic Information Gathering

  • Foster Innovation

  • Managing Change

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Influencing Others

What you have:

  • 10+ years of development experience in a lead role working on distributed platforms

  • 3+ years working as an enterprise or application architect

  • Strong background in Java and/or .Net development of server and service based solutions

  • Experience with UNIX, Oracle, MongoDB, messaging and caching technologies

  • Proven track record of delivering architecture solutions, leveraging industrybest practices, offering simple solutions to complex problems

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, with experience presenting technology solutions and architecture to wide range of stakeholders

  • Prior experience and success in working on multiple high priority projects at the same time

Preferred Skills:

  • Enterprise Data Management (EDM) experience with financial products, services and data feeds

  • Experience with GoldenSource EDM Securities and products platform

  • Working knowledge of PaaS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry and other cloud technologies

  • Experience with Scrum Agile, DevOps methodologies and products such as Atlassian suite

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or related field

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