Charles Schwab Technical Lead Java Developer - 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 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.

Our Opportunity:

Technical Lead for support of Schwab's Enterprise Security Master platform. This is a highly visible and critical distributed platform (Oracle, java, .net) that will supply security descriptive data, rating, and end of day pricing data across all asset classes in support of business users and other applications.

What you’ll do:

This is a technical lead role in a fast paced and dynamic distributed technology development team supporting Schwab's Enterprise Security Master (ESM) platform, built on a vendor supplied product from GoldenSource.

This is a key role responsible for production availability and application maintenance deliverables, the ability to multi task and handle a broad range of different technologies is critical.

Responsibilities:

  • As Technical Lead, you will have oversight for a production support and application deliverables, being responsible for ensuring production availability.

  • As a member of the development team you will participate in the design and implementation of web and standalone applications using Java / J2EE / .net and modern technologies to support a large, complex mission critical application.

  • You will also participate in various software engineering projects using advanced development patterns and component based architecture.

  • You will actively collaborate with the team in ongoing development, including development, design, review, integration test and deployment activities.

  • Provide technical leadership of onsite and offshore teams and implement system solutions that are consistent with strategic business and technical objectives.

  • Have responsibility for the quality of the code written by offshore and developers by ensuring proper design reviews, code reviews, unit testing and integration testing.

  • Work directly with business partners to resolve ambiguities, finalize requirements and ensure technical deliverables meet business expectations.

What you have:

  • Demonstrated technical leadership (8+ years’ experience)

  • Strong and broad technical skills, with an in depth knowledge of OOP and distributed environments:- .net, java, XML, web services, MQ & messaging services, Web/Application servers (WebSphere), Oracle SQL & PL/SQL

  • Experience with JUnit, Agitar or other testing frameworks

  • Strong design and distributed architecture skills to meet functional requirements while ensuring aspects such as scalability, availability and fault tolerance are maintained

  • Expert in object oriented analysis, SOA, design, development, implementation and maintenance

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or similar discipline a plus

  • Experience with Enterprise Data Platform, GoldenSource, highly preferred

  • Possess an understanding of financial products, particularly those used by the Trading & Financial Markets preferred

Competencies:

  • Good communication and written skills

  • Team player, collaborative across organizations and geographic locations

  • Self-motivated and able to take the initiative to resolve technical issues

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