Charles Schwab Staff, Software Applications Engineer - Full Stack in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

Sarah L Timms


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 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:

As a member of the Advisor Services Technology team, you will be immersed in a collaborative, innovative, and technically challenging environment. We're looking for software engineers who are enthusiastic about learning new and existing technologies in order to deliver exceptional software solutions. The role will require strong work ethics, problem solving skills and the ability to partner with business and technologists across the organization.

What you’ll do:

The Staff Software Developer will be part of a development team responsible for building enterprise web-based applications within the Advisor Services Technology division. Schwab Advisor Services Technology is building next generation Portfolio Management System and we are looking for passionate people to join the team as Schwab adopts technology trends that will shape the future of the RIA industry. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully building and supporting enterprise web applications. The candidate will focus his/her efforts designing and developing full stack applications written in Angular and Java. Additionally, the candidate will be exposed to other technologies such as MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

We're looking for leaders who are enthusiastic about learning new and existing technologies in order to provide exceptional software solutions. Strong work ethic, design and development skills, strong problem solving and the ability to partner with business and technologists across the organization is required.

What you have:

Required Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science.

3+ years of real world experience in object oriented languages such as C#, Java, or C++ (preference is for Java)

3+ years of real world experience in enterprise web application development.

2+ years of experience building REST services that supports high volume transactions in highly available environments

Good understanding of database concepts and experience with either SQL or NoSQL solutions. (e.g. SQL, Oracle, MongoDB or Hadoop)

Proven experience using mocking frameworks and writing Unit Tests and Integration Tests Experience doing proof of concepts and reviewing designs with Lead Developers and Architects.

A yearning to leverage technology to build products that "wow" users

Preferred Skills:

Prior hands-on experience in developing and deploying micro-services solutions on cloud infrastructure

Experience building cloud ready applications using IAAS/PASS concepts in AWS, Azure, Private Cloud (preferably Pivotal Cloud Foundry) or similar cloud infrastructure

Experience working on java script framework i.e. AngularJS, React

Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

You demonstrate these behaviors:


Exceptional Communicator

Overcomes Barriers

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

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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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

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

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Expiration Date: Friday, July 20, 2018

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