Charles Schwab Sr. Java Software Engineer - Technical Lead in Fort Worth, Texas


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

Jeanie Lynn Bannon


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:

This is a senior technical role in a fast paced and dynamic distributed technology development team supporting Schwab's Fundamental Data Management (FDM) platform. Fundamental Data is the additional information associated with an asset class (stock) that is the backbone to Schwab’s comprehensive financial research. This enables clients to make better investment decisions by becoming better educated on the terminology, tools and techniques of fundamental analysis. The FDM platform aggregates thousands of data elements, from multiple vendors for downstream consumers.

What you’ll do:

As Technical Lead on the FDM development team you will:

  • Acquire deep domain/functional knowledge of our Fundamental Data application area and the systems we have in place to support the business needs

  • Work closely with our Solutions Architect to drive the technology vision and platform modernization strategy for FDM and support the design and development of our PaaS ready distributed services that will be exposed via Web API and REST interface to our channel partners.

  • Translate business objectives into functional development plans

  • Lead the team in execution of the application SDLC (creating technical specs. for the development team and navigating through various governance programs, both technical and data governance).

  • Manage day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage, follow and support agile software development practices.

  • Interface with product owner and key stakeholders in Project Management, Business, QA and Technology Operations to ensure high quality delivery of software projects on time and budget

  • Work with Scrum Master and product owner to provide development sizing’s & cost analysis estimates

  • Work closely with product owner and team members to decompose stories, design features, and prioritize tasks

  • Utilize automated software test tools and frameworks to achieve software quality standards

  • Support release manager to assemble releases and drive improvements in the release process

  • Assist Scrum Master in resolving needs and roadblocks identified by team members

  • Ensure the coordination of individual team deliverables are synchronized as necessary to achieve product releases

  • Provide hands-on development and mentoring as necessary for other members of the development team

  • Identify technology risks early and establish mitigation plans

  • Create the following artifacts for each project: Software Architecture documentation, Technical Use Cases, and Code Review Packages

What you have:

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience serving in the role of technical lead on an Agile Scrum team

  • Minimum 8+ years of development experience

  • Experience in the following: Web API, JAVA, Web Services, REST, JSON, SOAP, ORACLE, MONGO, SQL and NoSQL

  • Experience with developing PaaS ready distributed web services using C# and/or Java in a Linux/Windows data center environment

  • Strong experience developing/managing REST and SOAP-based Web Service API(s) in a transaction processing environment

  • Experience with frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate and understanding of UML (Unified Modeling Language)

Leadership Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively inspire and influence teams and partners in delivering technology enabled business solutions that meet business needs

  • Ability to execute at scale in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to mentor and provide effective feedback to junior staff and peers

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving skills

  • Ability to independently work as a contributing member in a high-paced and focused team

  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a geographically dispersed team

  • Ability to thrive in a flexible and fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations

  • Self-Motivated, driven, and passionate in resolving complex and time-sensitive business problems through simple and innovative technical solutions

  • Must demonstrate a knack to figuring out solutions to complex problems

Preferred Skills:

  • ETL (Informatica-Extract, transform, load) experience

  • Redis

  • Experience in financial services industry working with Financial Data and Vendors

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: CO - Lone Tree, TX - Ft Worth

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018

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