Lone Tree - CO, DENR2, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124
Jeanie Lynn Bannon
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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.
Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM) Technology is part of the Schwab Technology Services (STS) organization which is responsible for the company's use of information technology including all telecommunications, operations and client and business applications.
CSIM Technology is aligned to support the technology needs of Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (CSIM) which is the investment advisor for Schwab's proprietary mutual funds, referred to as the Schwab Funds; and it includes Schwab's exchange-traded funds, referred to as the Schwab ETFs. With over $500bn in assets under management, CSIM is the 3rd largest provider of index funds and the 7th largest provider of money market funds.
What you'll do:
This is a Software Architect role that will support the investment process within CSIM Technology. This role is based in Denver, CO or Chicago in the Architecture and Frameworks team in CSIM Technology. This is a position within CSIM Technology and will be directly supporting the Front Office for Investment management. The individual will play a key role in architecting and developing the CSIM's Front office technology strategy involving fixed income, Equities, portfolio management and Investment Risk teams.
The individual will be responsible for designing and building a technology platform that delivers an intuitive investment process by connecting the phases of the investment lifecycle. The architect will be responsible for designing, coding and integrating software across the investment lifecycle in support of Research Analysts, Portfolio Managers, Investment Risk analysts, Traders, Compliance and Fiduciary Oversight. The job involves driving the creation of software designs and C# code templates and libraries that enable complex analysis of Investment management and market data that can help our portfolio managers and analysts make better investment decisions. The candidate will be work in a heterogeneous environment with vendor tools and legacy tools (technology and user developed) that need to be migrated to our strategic platform.
What you have:
This role requires a highly motivated and hands-on and experienced Architect with proven record of software delivery to a front office investment management business. The candidate must convey pride of ownership reflected through clean architecture design, code quality and a disciplined software development approach.
Qualifications & Experience:
A university degree from a well-respected academic institution; advanced degrees in Information management, Computer Science, and/or other professional certifications are a plus
At least 5 years experience in investment management ( preferably with Front Office applications)
At least 8 years of prior software development experience with C#, .NET
At least 8 years' experience architecting and integrating 3rd party internal and SaaS applications developed in C# Angular
In depth understanding of cloud ready applications, experience developing applications for the cloud and in particular with Cloud Foundry, Azure or AWS
Strong API and web services (REST/SOAP) development experience, JSON, XML
At least 5 years of experience with the design, development and integration of highly critical trading applications
At least five years' experience participating in the software development lifecycle leveraging the latest methodologies and industry applicable technologies, fluent in C#
Experience working and designing large software systems, particularly distributed and Cloud systems, knowledge of integration design patterns and software development lifecycle with a strong breadth of capabilities
Experience or knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
Experience or knowledge with Cloud Foundry and designing applications that can run in a cloud environment such as AWS or Azure
Strong ability to design, code and debug applications in various software languages.
Proven record of delivering technology solutions within agreed upon timeframes
Experience with regulatory and compliance solution and information security
Skilled communicator and negotiator with exceptional written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Prior financial services experience is a plus
Shows a commitment to high ethical standards and integrity and demonstrates this through action
Self-starter; takes initiative and can work independently
Excellent written communication, presentation and facilitation skills
Inquisitive, analytical, a strategic thinker, proactive and solutions-oriented
High-energy, positive, entrepreneurial in spirit while goal-oriented and results-driven
Well-organized and disciplined with high attention to detail
Direct, plain-spoken; conveys a genuine/authentic demeanor
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?:NoWork Schedule:DaysLanguages:English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications:NoneRelevant Work Experience:IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs
Position Located In:CO - Lone TreeEducation:BA/BSJob Type:Full Time
Activation Date: Friday, October 5, 2018
Expiration Date: Sunday, January 6, 2019
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