Charles Schwab Software Applications Engineer 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.
This position will be part of Digital innovation at Schwab, focused on improving the Once Journey for our clients. We will focus on driving client-centricity, reducing time to market & increasing efficiency. The model is insights-driven and focuses on rapid iterations to drive innovation and transformation. Ideal candidates enjoy fast-paced environments, thrive under ambiguity and embrace change passionately. The Retirement Journey is a unique opportunity to grow and transform our business through driving significant step-change in our time to market, building more integrated client-centric experiences, and enabling project success via cross-functional coordination and ownership.
What you’ll do:
We are looking for a talented web Front-End developer to join the Once journey team to build customer faced interactive web applications.
Design, implement, and unit test both frontend and backend application code.
Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including meetings, iterative development, estimations, and design sessions
Work with product owner to understand and implement complex business functionality
Stay current with the newest online technologies; research new technologies and make recommendations on implementations
Work with other developers/UX designers to review stories and specifications and ensure that teams are meeting the objectives of the business while maintaining technical and architectural standards
What you have:
Strong CS fundamentals in software design including algorithms, data structures.
You will need to have exceptional customer focus and ability to work with UX designers and product management to flesh out detailed UI design.
You will need to deliver solid, secure, performant front-end code and contribute to the design of backend APIs.
Responsive Design and Single Page Applications (SPA) Application performance tuning and capacity planning.
Developing against NoSQL systems like MongoDB Web API and RESTful service
Understanding of Agile software development principles along with experience participating in agile projects
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field; or equivalent practical experience.
Ability to solve any issues in the frontend and able to step back and understand the problem and single handedly able to provide creative solutions.
Familiarity with cloud and web services technologies (esp. JSON, REST, XML, MQTT, pub/sub, etc.).
Experience with TDD & BDD a plus.
Knowledge of Web Content Management Systems is a plus.
Self-motivated, quick learner who can manage multiple projects with minimal direction.
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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: TX - Austin
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Monday, May 14, 2018
Expiration Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019