Sr. Staff, Software Application Engineer, Full Stack Developer

Charles Schwab   •  

Lone Tree, CO

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 339 days ago


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 over 40years 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:

Advice Technology is a part of the Schwab Technology Services organization, supporting the Investor Services business. Our team delivers and supports Advice applications and products used by Schwab Representatives and our Clients as they plan for their financial futures. As a Senior Software Application Engineer for Advice Technology you will provide technical leadership within the engineering team and for our business partners. This position will be responsible for delivering high quality solutions that meet business objectives in a flexible, collaborative and rapidly changing delivery environment. It requires highly motivated and focused developers curious to build new and innovative solutions for our Clients. 

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop and drive the next generation of Advice enterprise solutions for Schwab consultants and clients
  • Drive continuous integration and deployment strategies leveraging tools like Bamboo with a DevOps philosophy
  • Be a champion of new ways of collaborating with technology and business partners
  • Search out and evangelize new and emerging technologies including open source tools
  • Influence and implement improvements and efficiencies in the technical aspects of the development process
  • Ensure the highest quality software is developed, delivered and maintained
  • Be a key leader in the agile process fostering collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and transparency
  • Understand and champion technical enhancements to align with enterprise technology direction such as moving to NOSQL, Cloud and CI/CD
  • Have a strong desire to learn both the business and how the technology supports the business
  • Be a mentor and positive role model to junior members of the team 

What you have:

Technical / Functional Qualifications:

  • 4+ years demonstrated real world experience in full stack application development with Web or Mobile Front End
  • 2+ Experience with developing and deploying Cloud ready applications on Pivotal Cloud Foundry or Amazon Web Services platform
  • 5+ years demonstrated real world experience in object oriented languages such as Java, C# or C++
  • 5+ years demonstrated real world experience in software engineering principles, such as software design patterns
  • 5+ years demonstrated real world experience in database principles, such as SQL, Oracle, MongoDB or Hadoop
  • Experience developing Single Page Applications using AngularJS
  • Experience with developing and deploying Cloud ready applications
  • Knowledge and experience in web service design and implementation
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment and DevOps principles
  • Understanding of BDD and TDD styles
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values and procedures
  • Hunger to learn and an intense technical curiousity
  • Ability to learn, and willingness to dive into code to derive an understanding of the architecture of an application without hesitation or trepidation
  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior developers
  • Experience building designs and reviewing them with architects
  • Expertise in the software development lifecycle with proven examples of delivery process improvement
  • Curiosity to understand and leverage new tools and technologies
  • Strong desire to leverage technology to build products that "wow" users
  • Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • Self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Incredible ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful to ensure that the job is done right
  • Enthusiasm, energy and excitement for the work and the value that we deliver to our clients
  • BS or MS in Computer Science in computer science