Software Applications Engineer - Cloud Ops

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Job ID:
0103-37812
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
Michelle Rocke
0103-37812

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:

Schwab is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join for our Shared Services team in Cloud Ops.  You should be a programmer at heart and someone who truly enjoys building solutions using the latest technologies and innovations and shares our passion for excellence. You are expected to be a hands-on developer who excels in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment building high quality, high performance, and scalable software. Your role will be split between design and hands-on development. This will require the successful candidate to be technically sound and enjoy being part an agile development team. Our ideal candidate is a confident self-starter who's not afraid to dive into areas they may not be familiar with. Communicates well, is passionate about web services, cloud technologies and passionate about building working software that meets business requirements.  Lastly, they must be able to work with team members across disparate locations and products ranging from caching technologies and No-SQL databases to PaaS hosting platforms.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Working with technical teams in delivering highly scalable and reliable applications that meet business budgets/timelines while ensuring alignment to strategic technology vision.
  • Work with scrum masters and product owners to provide development sizing & cost analysis estimates
  • Work closely with team members to decompose stories, design features, and prioritize tasks
  • Utilize automated software test tools and frameworks such as test driven development to achieve software quality standards.
  • Support integration efforts to build whole systems from various sub-systems
  • Hands-on development and mentoring as necessary for other members of the development team
  • Build durable systems/applications and ensuring a low MTTR (mean time to resolution).
  • Identify technology gaps/risks early and establish mitigation plans
  • Create artifacts for each project such as Software Architecture documentation, Technical Use Cases, and Code Review Packages
  • Prototype, validate and create specific application solutions for the business (as necessary)

 

What you have:

  • 3+ years of hands-on software development experience with at least 1 year focused on cloud technologies
  • 2+ years of experience designing large scalable web solutions
  • Hands on experience with Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or one of the other major IaaS providers
  • Working knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Strong experience developing REST and SOAP-based Web Service API(s) in a transaction processing environment
  • Proficient building server side applications with the Microsoft Stack (C#, ASP.Net Core, .Net Core, .Net)
  • Experience in the following:
    • Web Servers (IIS or Tomcat preferred)
    • Technologies such as WebAPI, LINQ, Parallel Task Library, WCF, XML, JSON, XSLT.
    • Frameworks like ASP.Net, Spring, Entity Framework or other ORMs, etc...
    • Scripting languages (Shell, Ruby, Python, Perl or PowerShell)
    • Patterns like SOA, MVC, DI, IOC, etc...
  • Worked with No-SQL databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field is required.
  • Financial Industry experience (plus)
  • Experience building Java applications and services (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

 


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
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, January 3, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
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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.