Staff, Java Development Engineer - Austin, TX

    • Austin, TX

Your Opportunity At Schwab, we aim to transform people's lives by changing the way the world invests. We design innovative investing solutions for the consumer on Main Street and take pride in our consumer-focused culture of quality and excellence. We are in the midst of re-architecting and rebuilding our core enterprise software platforms to support our rapidly growing and evolving business. Our software engineers are hands-on developers who excel in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment. We are passionate about developing high quality, high performance, and scalable software. Sound like a team you'd like to be a part of? Let's connect! We have opportunities for full stack, front-end-focused, and back-end focused engineers.

What you're good at

  • Work with technical and business experts to create and support optimal production and test environment solutions
  • Research and development of (functional and technical specifications documents) production and test environments, architecture/design/develop solutions
  • Develop plans for proof of concept and validation of technology/solutions
  • Develop and support the tools and processes to gather detailed user requirements
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical, business, and client stakeholders
  • Identify gaps in processes and services across environments
  • Review programming and environment changes and raise awareness for potential impacts
  • Effective and efficient utilization of programming tools
  • Architect and develop effective solutions that are in line with the organization's vision
  • Actively participate in product design and development sessions
  • Provide direction to less experienced Programmer/Analysts
  • Identify gaps in processes and services across production and test environments
  • Develop architectural diagrams/documents, develop software codes and automated test scripts
  • Write efficient, easy to follow technical documentation
  • Act as liaison between technical and non-technical counterparts


What you have
  • 4+ years of experience with the following: Java, Spring framework and Web Services (REST, SOAP)
  • Experience in Distributed Databases; SQL Server, MongoDB
  • Experience coding in Angular, React, Typescript, Javascript, HTML, CSS, bootstrap, backbone (advanced capabilities required for front end focused roles)
  • Experience in Cloud deployment in a continuous integration and continuous delivery model (CI/CD) is preferred
  • Experience with continuous build process using Bamboo, Bitbucket/Git, or similar tools is preferred
  • Knowledge of developing Visio diagrams, architectural and design documentations, functional and technical specifications, automated test process
  • Ability to research and document production and test environments along with architecture and design work
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology and experience in an Agile working environment
  • Experience with the Atlassian tool stack (JIRA et alia)
  • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and business experts
  • Willingness and ability to learn all aspects of test data management and associated tools
  • 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
  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is a plus

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