Charles Schwab Corporation

Technical Architect Business Process Technology

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(6/17/2020 5:37 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

The Business Process Technology group within Cross Enterprise Services team provides a suite of business process and operations focused services and solutions to our operations teams that enable efficiently serving our clients. We are looking for a results-oriented technology leader with a strong track record of architecting enterprise solutions and providing technical leadership to agile teams. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in software engineering, architecture, and large-scale delivery in a fast-paced, agile environment and must be capable of influencing across the enterprise and partnering with business stakeholders to drive product vision and execution. 

What you are good at

The primary responsibility of the Technical Architect is to provide technical leadership and direction to a group of Agile teams focused on delivery. The role requires a deep understanding of industry trends and working with other Architects across Schwab to align with enterprise technology strategy, best practices, and complying will all governance requirements. In addition, this individual will work closely with Management, tech leads, development and QA engineers, scrum masters, and project management to ensure that all stakeholders have the necessary direction and feedback to deliver product features at regular intervals, on-time, and with high-quality. This individual must have strong technology leadership capabilities. The ability to understand and align with business goals, and communicate to senior business and technology leadership is an essential component of the role. Candidates should have a passion for emerging technologies and be capable of influencing and inspiring the team in developing innovative solutions that meet the business needs.

What you have

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Strong track of technology leadership, architecting solutions, and influencing
  • Leadership qualities which engineers recognize and respect
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations
  • Broad knowledge of Web technologies: languages, frameworks, techniques, industry trends, etc.
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience (Java preferred)
  • 3+ years architecting scalable, highly-available technical solutions
  • Demonstrated track record of making technical decisions at the application and organization level (vendor/technology selection, solution architecture, assessing tradeoffs)
  • 3+ years’ experience with business process technologies (Pega preferred)
  • Experience architecting and/or developing cloud-based or cloud-ready apps
  • Experience with CI/CD (Atlassian tool suite preferred)
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and Test-Driven Development
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases (MongoDB), PaaS (Pivotal Cloud Foundry), JavaScript Frameworks (Angular), Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket, HipChat) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to define and communicate technical strategy and vision and influence across the Enterprise is essential
  • 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 build strong relationships and promote collaboration
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and provide direct, timely feedback
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to independently work as a contributing member in a high-paced and focused team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


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