Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758
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.
The Retirement Plan Services (RPS) technology team is responsible for design, implementation, and deployment of mission critical projects and applications that support the requirements of our business and customer community and provide robust and continuous operation for the management of our clients' retirement accounts. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Senior Software Manager to lead all aspects of testing and releases of the applications in our portfolio.
What you'll do:
You will lead a team of Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET's) and QA Engineers throughout the software testing lifecycle ensuring high engagement and high performance in application delivery.
Overseeing the design, development, testing, implementation and documentation of business solutions
Foster stable support framework for development teams and business units in the area of quality assurance and the development of new or revised applications
Review code and test's technical solutions, identify deficiencies and proactively recommends best practice technical solutions.
Working with other technology and business leaders you will manage overall portfolio resourcing, scope, delivery, and operational robustness
Communicate effectively with other disciplines including Managers, Architects, Developers, You will participate in program level, project level, and technical governance decision making and execution
Explore ways to continuously improve quality, delivery, and innovation of our processes and solutions
Provide management, leadership and technical guidance to test teams
Provide oversight and scheduling coordination for QA activities performed by the QA Team in support of systems and software projects for major lines of business
Effectively assist in the transition of a manual testing focused organization to a highly technical team of Software Development Engineer's in Test
What you have:
5+ years of Development and/or Test Management experience.
Proven success in partnering and influencing multiple internal domains and external software vendors.
5+ years of automation framework development and enhancement
5+ years of Object Oriented/.NET development experience
5+ years with Microsoft and Atlassian testing stacks including BitBucket and JIRA.
Proven experience with Web, desktop, middle tier, and cloud-based applications and architectures.
Strong coding skills, especially in the area of Object-oriented programming, with knowledge of design patterns and/or well-architected frameworks (like .NET).
Code quality improvement through design/code reviews and advanced debugging techniques.
Demonstrated competency with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated competency of Agile SCRUM and Kanban methodologies
Previous experience working effectively in globally diverse teams and matrixed organizations
Experience with WCF and MVVM pattern, and skills in the areas of unit-testing, performance analysis, debugging, and Secure Software Development
Demonstrated competency of Agile SCRUM and Kanban methodologies.
Minimum B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
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-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-6+ yrs
Position Located In:OH - RichfieldEducation:BA/BSJob Type:Full Time
Activation Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Charles Schwab Corporation