Charles Schwab Corporation

Software Engineer III

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake | US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(7/15/2021 3:06 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

The Software Development Engineer will work with technical and business partners to design and maintain optimal programming and environment solutions. Job activities will involve design, developing solutions and supporting the tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements, architecting/developing a solution, and driving strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders. 

What you are good at

  • Work with technical and business experts to create and support optimal production and test environment solutions
  • Research and development of (functional and technical specifications documents) production and test environments, architecture/design/develop solutions
  • Develop plans for proof of concept and validation of technology/solutions
  • Develop and support the  tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders
  • Identify gaps in processes and services across environments
  • Review programming and environment changes and raise awareness for potential impacts
  • Effective and efficient utilization of programming tools
  • Architect and develop effective solutions that are in line with the organization's vision
  • Actively participate in product design and development sessions
  • Provide direction to less experienced Programmer/Analysts
  • Identify gaps in processes and services across production and test environments
  • Develop architectural diagrams/documents, develop software codes and automated test scripts
  • Write efficient, easy to follow technical documentation
  • Act as liaison between technical and non-technical counterparts 

What you have

  • 5-6 years of experience with the following: Java, Spring framework, cloud development, and Web Services (REST, SOAP) supporting high volume transactions in a Highly Available environment
  • 4-5 years of experience in Distributed Databases; SQL Server, MongoDB
  • 1+ years' of experience in Cloud deployment in a continuous integration and continuous delivery model (CI/CD)
  • 1+ years' of experience with continuous build process using Bamboo, Bitbucket/Git, or similar tools
  • Prior experience in IT Transformations and system modernization initiatives from legacy to distributed platforms; i.e. Java apps/SQL or MongoDB
  • Knowledge of developing Visio diagrams, architectural and design documentations, functional and technical specifications, automated test process
  • Ability to research and document production and test environments along with architecture and design work
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology and experience in an Agile working environment
  • Experience with the Atlassian tool stack (JIRA et alia)
  • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and business experts
  • Willingness and ability to learn all aspects of test data management and associated tools
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems creatively
  • Ability to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including offshore teams and manage offshore development activities
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is a plus
  • Experience in RabbitMQ is a plus

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


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