Sr. Java Development Engineer

Charles Schwab   •  

Dallas, TX

8 - 10 years

Posted 237 days ago

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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 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:

This is a senior level development role on our Customer Account Technology (CAT) team.  You'll be part of a group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who love to solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We want you to be curious and ask “what if”? The CAT organization is made up of several Agile software development teams that deliver technology solutions for our clients across different lines of businesses and different domains within Schwab.  Our technology is a key foundation for internal system integration and our front end customer and rep capabilities.  This technology leadership role is involved with the design and development of application modernization within CAT.  We are improving availability of our client’s experience with Java, Spring Boot, Microservice Architecture, Cloud Foundry and MongoDB – it is an exciting time to join our team and be part of this new system development opportunity.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios 
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices 
  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies 
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal technology communities, and mentor other members of the team
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders
  • Review programming and environment changes and raise awareness for potential      impacts
  • Architect and develop effective solutions that are in line with the organization's vision
  • Actively participate in product design and development sessions

 What you have:

  • 8-10 years of experience with the following: Java, Spring framework (Spring Boot), cloud development and Web Services (REST, SOAP) supporting high volume transactions in a highly available environment
  • 2+ years' of experience in Cloud deployment in a continuous integration and continuous delivery model
  • 2+ years' of experience with continuous build process using bamboo/bit bucket, git, Jenkins etc.
  • Prior experience in IT transformations and system modernization initiative from legacy to distributed platforms; i.e. Mainframe Cobol apps/DB2 to Java apps/SQL or MongoDB
  • Proficient in developing Visio diagrams, architectural and design documentations, functional and technical specifications, automated test process
  • Experience and knowledge of NoSQL databases i.e., MongoDB
  • Experience with Agile methodology and Agile working environment and tools such as JIRA and other Atlassian tools
  • An understanding of the testing pyramid (unit, functional, integration, acceptance testing) and testing approaches TDD, BDD
  • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics
  • 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
  • Knowledge of the following Mainframe tools/software: Batch Processing, Cobol, DB2, and Changeman is a plus
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree

 What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
  • 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