Front-End Developer

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Job ID:
20171121-5911
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
TX - Austin
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758
Brian Whitten
20171121-5911

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:

We are looking for a talented web Front-End developer to join the Retail Web Technology team.  This individual should have a passion for keeping up-to-date and using cutting-edge web technologies to build interactive web applications. 

What you’ll do:

Charles Schwab’s software engineers engage in a leading edge work culture while developing products that help Schwab customers learn, explore and make life impacting moves with their financial worth. We are looking for engineers who love their craft and who know that career development means becoming a master of your craft. We take our responsibility to support, teach and develop our team very seriously, and we expect you to be driven to learn and grow and continuously contribute to evolving the Schwab experience and technology. Our software applications engineer will need to be a self-starter who partners well with others. You will be open to sharing knowledge and information with others.

This role is all about getting the job done, so you must have a can do / will do attitude about all tasks associated with getting great code out the door. You will be open to coaching, which means being ok with being wrong sometimes and being able to know when to ask for help.

Schwab is a highly collaborative environment, so working well with others is a must. You’ll need the ability to listen to others with an open mind and still feel comfortable sharing your thoughts and opinions in pursuit of a goal.

What you have:

  • You must have the ability to be self-directed and interact with technology and business partners at all levels. 
  • You should be comfortable in a fast-paced customer focused environment that continually embraces the latest technologies and techniques.
  • Qualifications for this position are:
  • 3-5 years’ experience and demonstrate proficiency in web based development languages, specifically HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Typescript, jQuery, and .NET/C#
  • JavaScript knowledge and experience in JavaScript libraries such as Backbone, Bootstrap, Handlebars, Node or similar technologies
  • Knowledge of JavaScript tools and best practices
  • Knowledge of design patterns
  • Experience with:Understanding of Agile software development principles along with experience participating in agile projects
    • Applying client side MV* frameworks such as backbone.js and angularJS
    • Web Accessibility
    • Responsive Design and Single Page Applications (SPA)
    • Application performance tuning and capacity planning
    • Developing against NoSQL systems like MongoDB
    • Web API and RESTful service
  • Knowledge of Web Content Management Systems is a plus
  • Self-motivated, quick learner who can manage multiple projects with minimal direction

 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

Learn more about Life@Schwab.

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.


Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Distributed and Web Development-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: TX - Austin
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Expiration Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Brokerage Products: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab’s hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of securities, brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”), Member SIPC , offers investment services and products, including Schwab brokerage accounts. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides deposit and lending services and products.