Charles Schwab Associate, Android Mobile Developer in Austin, Texas
Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758
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.
Schwab has been doing in-house, native mobile development for several years but every business channel in Schwab is increasing their presence on the mobile platform. We are looking to grow a high performing, engaged mobile development team that is passionate about delivering an excellent mobile experience for our users, from checking account balances to complex trading, Schwab’s ever growing mobile user base is asking for more features and more and interesting visualizations and interactions. Come join the team and make your mark on a highly distributed, visible and valued product.
What you’ll do:
Prepare specifications, design, develop and support mobile applications and prepare documentation per Schwab mobile best practices.
Assess and optimize designs through review, evaluation tools and analysis to ensure appropriate user experiences for phones and tablets.
Create and perform unit testing for the spectrum of mobile devices.
Build mobile apps, support the mobile systems in production and resolve and troubleshoot technical problems.
Prepare documentation for new development work while maintaining Schwab development standards.
Ability to develop compelling user experiences while meeting the needs of the mobile users.
What you have:
Preferred to have experience in Android development.
Demonstrated knowledge of Java programming language
Preferred to have knowledge of writing automated unit tests
Understanding of technical issues, designs, best practices
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Strong interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, analytic, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization, decision- making and conflict resolution skills
Ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
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/" .
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Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-less than 2 yrs
Position Located In: TX - Austin
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Expiration Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2019