Senior Staff Software Applications Engineer (.Net)

    • Austin, TX

Your Opportunity Charles Schwab's Software Applications Engineers thrive in a leading-edge work culture while developing products that help Schwab customers learn, explore and make life-impacting moves on their paths to achieving their goals. Advisor Services Technology is looking for a Software Applications Engineer to work on Schwab's premier custody platform, Schwab Advisor Center. This position requires a self-motivated individual with strong problem solving skills who can contribute in a highly collaborative culture and Agile team environment. The ability to deliver innovative, low cost, reliable solutions is key to success in this role. Our Software Applications Engineers are driven to learn, grow, and continuously contribute to evolving the Schwab experience and technology.

What you're good at

  • Design, development, testing, deployment, and support of technology for Advisor Service Technology applications
  • Supporting applications and systems in a production environment
  • Reviewing requirements and translating them into a documented technical design
  • Working with an Agile team to deliver solutions
  • Interacting with individuals from across Schwab in different supporting organizations and business groups


What you have
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or related practical experience
  • 8+ years of professional experience in software development
  • 8+ years of real world experience in C#.Net
  • 5+ years of experience building REST services that support high volume transactions in highly available environments
  • Experience building web applications with a modern JavaScript framework (Angular, React, Vue etc.)
  • Working knowledge of cloud frameworks & design patterns such as Micro-services, Micro-UI, 12-factor design, OOD etc.
  • Experience building cloud-ready applications (AWS, Azure, GCF, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, or similar cloud infrastructure)
  • Good understanding of database concepts and experience with either SQL or NoSQL solutions. (e.g. SQL, Oracle, MongoDB or Hadoop)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to fully support all development phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to review requirements, translate these requirements into a design, implement and fully test this design; testing experience should include all aspects of testing (unit, functional, integration, end-to-end)
  • Production implementation and support
  • Participation in all review and governance activities
  • Must be a critical thinker and solutions-oriented
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to quickly grasp complex concepts and learn new technologies
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively interact and collaborate with all types of stakeholders, both technical and business, peers and leaders
  • Detail oriented self-starter

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