Charles Schwab Corporation

Senior Software Developer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(7/27/2020 12:35 PM)

Your Opportunity

As a member of the Enterprise Middleware and Online Security Technology team, you will be immersed in a collaborative, innovative, and technically challenging environment. We're looking for engineering leaders who are enthusiastic about learning new and existing technologies in order to deliver exceptional software solutions. The role will require a strong work ethic, problem solving skills and the ability to partner with business and technologists across the organization. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully building and supporting enterprise web applications. The role will require a high level of responsibility and accountability yet has a support structure necessary for development growth.

What you are good at

  • Lead technical teams in delivering highly scalable and reliable applications that meet business budgets/timelines while ensuring alignment to strategic technology vision.
  • Deliver a best in class authentication solution for a high-volume transaction system handling up to 50,000 transactions a minute during market open. 
  • Partner with Solution Architects and Platform Architects to ensure implementations meet the solution architecture and design.
  • Monitor the current-state solution portfolio to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements.
  • Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
  • Understand, advocate and augment the platform principles, guidelines and standards
  • Strong advocate for high software agility and quality standards, executing within our culture of engineering excellence
  • Strong advocate for agile practices to increase delivery agility.
  • Coach and support creative, passionate teammates across multiple teams.
  • Create, maintain and ensure adherence to development, coding, testing and automation standards
  • Analyze the business-IT environment (run, grow and transform the business) to detect critical deficiencies, and recommend solutions for improvement (systems of record, differentiation and innovation).
  • Analyze the technology industry, competitors and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise.
  • Assist with the evaluation and selection of software product standards and services, as well as the design of standard and custom software configurations.
  • Align the solutions with the platform strategy.
  • Approach challenges with humor and humility, bringing thoughtful direction and guidance.  

What you have

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • 8+ years demonstrated real world experience in object-oriented languages (Java w/Spring IO preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in at least two IT solution development disciplines; including technical architecture, web development, middleware, or database management
  • Knowledge of all components of an enterprise technical architecture
  • Excellent understanding of application development methodologies and infrastructure and network architecture
  • Strong DevOps Experience: Development and maintenance of CI/CD Pipeline
  • Implements standard automation and software quality patterns based on industry best practices.
  • Experience using Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions and with PaaS concepts.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with developers in an in-and-out outsourced environment
  • Organizationally savvy, with a good understanding of the enterprise's political climate and how to navigate, influence and persuade political waters
  • Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations
  • Ability to translate future-state business capabilities and requirements into solution architecture requirements
  • Ability to propose and estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
  • Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • Ability to understand technology alternatives and when to apply them
  • Ability to embrace modern architecture paradigms to maximize architectural agility
  • Ability to establish metrics to measure improvement
  • Proven ability to validate architectural decisions to obtain accurate feedback
  • A respected leader
  • Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity
  • Motivated and driven by achieving long-term business outcomes
  • Constantly increasing domain knowledge to aid in decision making
  • Always building relationships with users to increase trust
  • Ability to apply innovative technology to solutions that would benefit our clients
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • 3+ years of experience in Financial Services Industry is preferred

 Technologies you’ll build with:

  • Angular, NgRx
  • .NET Core
  • Java Spring Cloud Gateway
  • Java Spring Boot
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Jasmine
  • Ruby
  • Cucumber
  • Zuul
  • Bamboo
  • Harness
  • BitBucket
  • .NET MVC
  • .NET WebAPI
  • Transmit
  • Powershell
  • Java-Cucumber
  • WireMock (service mocking)
  • SOATest (parasoft)
  • Splunk
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Junit and Mockito
  • PCF
  • NUnit and RhinoMock & Moq


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