Charles Schwab Software Development Technical Lead in Raleigh, North Carolina


Raleigh - NC, RALEIGH, 434 Fayetteville Street, 27601-1701

Naren Barve


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 Portfolio Connect Cloud Technology(PCCT) Team represents a centralized domain responsible for managing holdings, investment performance, and automated re-balancing across the universe of investment portfolios within Schwab. The PCCT Development team is looking for a seasoned Software Development Technical Lead who will excel in a dynamic environment. PCCT offers a wide range of technology opportunities for the best and brightest people to grow and demonstrate their skills as they develop high-performance financial applications.

This position is a technical leadership position that combines regular software development and team facilitation. The tech lead will be expected to lead a high-performing team and deliver high quality releases in a fast-paced agile development environment. This role will also be responsible for helping unblock the rest of the team so that they can work efficiently on their assigned tasks. In addition, the tech lead will help drive cross team technical initiatives and adoption of modern SDLC best practices. Lastly, the tech lead will mentor junior developers and testers in the team to help them grow.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide technical direction and support to the rest of your team.

  • Facilitate communication of requirements, scoping and design decisions between team members, architects and product owners. Work closely with architects and business partners to define Agile stories for new capabilities.

  • Participate in product roadmap discussion and long term planning for your team.

  • Develop tools and practices that will increase the efficiency of your team.

  • Lead design and implementation of new stories and bug fixes. Perform thorough design reviews and code reviews.

  • Hands on coding, unit testing and production issue troubleshooting.

  • Mentor junior staff in the team and help them reach their career goals.

  • Main point of contact and subject matter expert on your product domain

What you have:


  • 2+ years’ experience working as a tech lead or any role in that capacity.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • 7+ years’ experience developing commercial application on Windows platforms using C# , Java and/or C++.

  • 3+ years’ experience developing web services – preferably REST services.

  • Very strong object oriented design skills with proven track record of well-engineered design.

  • Self-starter who can grasp difficult concepts and large architectures quickly and contribute at the architectural and coding levels.

  • 3+ years programming experience with NoSQL and/or SQL databases.

  • Experience with unit testing and history of successfully driving quality strategies.

  • Experience and a desire to mentor peers and junior staff.

  • Capability and strong desire to be a technical leader within a scrum environment.

  • BS or higher in computer science or related technical field.

  • Desired:

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies.

  • Familiarity with Atlassian stack (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo).

  • Experience with LINQ, Message Bus and Mongo DB.

  • Prior Financial Services experience.

  • Familiarity with Micro-Services architecture and Cloud technology.

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

Position Located In: NC - Raleigh

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Expiration Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

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