Charles Schwab Solutions Architect in Fort Worth, Texas


Fort Worth - TX, TX13601F, 13601 North Freeway, 76177

Gena Elise Goolsby


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:

The Solutions Architect for the Fundamental Data Management (FDM) team will be responsible for advancing the capabilities of all FDM platforms including long range, strategic planning, individual project portfolio initiatives and overall system and stability initiatives. Acting as 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 our products.

What you’ll do:

As a Solutions Architect for the Fundamental Data Management team you will be responsible for advancing the capabilities of these platforms, underlying architectures and services provided to support the various consumers of this data (Mutual Fund). You will be the SME and representative of the platform working with the technical and business groups throughout the firm on solutions to onboard new systems and provide new capabilities across the Fundamental Data Management product base. Core responsibilities include authoring and maintaining design artifacts from high level conceptual/logical to details describing complex issues. Will be the host/moderator and participant in governance processes at various levels within Schwab’s technology organization and collaborate closely across multiple solution architecture teams. Will ensure that enterprise technology standards and best practices are adhered to by the development teams.

What you have:

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

  • 3+ years working as a Solutions Architect

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, with the ability to present technology and architectural overviews to a wide range of stakeholders

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

  • Ability to work on multiple high priority projects at the same time

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

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

Additional desired experience:

  • Enterprise data management experience with financial products, services and data feeds

  • Experience with Mutual Fund products and data presentation and delivery

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

  • Experience with Informatica

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" .

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Ft Worth

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018

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