Staff - Software Applications Engineer

Charles Schwab   •  

Lone Tree, CO

Industry: Financial Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 430 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:

Wealth Management Technology is part of the Schwab Technology Services organization and is responsible for delivering Robo-Advisor solutions used by Schwab Clients and Advisors. As a Software Application Engineer for Intelligent Portfolios Technology, you will deliver high quality solutions that meet business objectives in a flexible, collaborative and rapidly changing delivery environment. It requires highly motivated and focused software engineers curious to build new and innovative solutions for our Clients.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop next generation of Intelligent Portfolios solutions for Schwab Clients and Advisors
  • Communicate effectively with business partners to identify needs
  • Search out for new and emerging technologies including open source tools
  • Suggest improvements and efficiencies in the technical aspects of the development process
  • Ensure the highest quality software is developed, delivered and maintained
  • Be a key contributor in the agile process fostering collaboration, prioritization, and transparency
  • Contribute towards a common technical vision 

What you have:

  • 3-5 years demonstrated real world experience in:Knowledge and experience working with web services
    • Web application development
    • Object oriented languages such as Java, C# and / or C++
    • Microsoft technologies such as .Net or .Net Core
    • Software engineering principles such as software design patterns
    • Database experience in SQL, Oracle,  and / or MongoDB
  • JavaScript framework experience such as Angular, React
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment and DevOps principles
  • Understanding of BDD and TDD styles
  • Understanding of agile software development methodologies, values and procedures
  • Curiosity to understand and leverage new tools and technologies
  • Strong desire to leverage technology to build products that "wow" users
  • Excellent team player with ability to work as a part of a larger platform
  • Self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and/or Masters in Computer Science

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