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Charles Schwab Principal Solutions Architect Application Modernization in Austin, Texas

Your Opportunity

We're looking for a hardworking technologist to design solutions for and help migrate our legacy mainframe and distributed applications to modern, cloud ready solutions while honoring the vital performance and availability requirements. We need technology architects and engineers who are capable of building next generation technology while also considering the needs of our existing business. We’re building a path to the future, and we’d like you to help us get there.

What you are good at

As a Solutions Architect you are responsible for understanding our next generation application specification, a cloud enabled solution which uses modern technologies (mongo, redis), PaaS solutions (PCF), and public IaaS (GCP, AWS). You’ll also be responsible for designing solutions for legacy applications to migrate to our cloud enabled architecture. You will be a part of building high performance, high availability architectures. You’ll learn how legacy systems function and build plans which enable engineering teams to “change the wheels while the car is in motion”. You'll be a part of Schwab's Application Architecture team: A group of thought leaders responsible for technology strategy (Mobile, Web, Data, Cloud, etc.). Other duties include: Developing macro architectures (conceptual view) diagrams, Software Architecture Documents, participating in architecture forums, developing technical standards and strategies as well as presenting to technology leaders and business executives, providing thought leadership around technical solutions, and collaborating with other technologists on crafting cross-domain solutions.

Solutions Architects work as team members alongside the product leads, technical leads and other supporting team members to deliver a complete solution. You will be a part of a cutting edge team respected for the products they produce and client satisfaction those products support.

If you consider yourself someone whom developers, leads, and architects want to work with and you have the uncanny ability to drive a compelling long-term vision this is an opportunity to build modern cloud enabled applications. This role entails hands-on experience in cloud architectures (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS) and requires deep interest and experience in software platforms.

What you have

  • Experience driving strategy through influence with leadership skills which engineers recognize and respect.

  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations.

  • Ability to design the future state and the path to get there, accounting for near-term product deliverables

  • Ability to develop community of practices to facilitate discussions with technical team on platform-wide considerations, driving improvement and efficiencies, and providing leadership.

  • Ability (and preference) to work in an Agile environment.

  • Experience developing software to run at scale in public cloud providers such as GCP, AWS or in a hybrid mode with a company operated.

  • Experience with performance engineering and educating teams on non-functional requirements to achieve web scale

  • Experience in developing middleware applications using a variety of modern technologies such as: Mongo, Redis, SQL Server, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Rabbit MQ, Angular, Spring, .NET, Java, REST, SOAP.

  • Strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with engineers and executives.

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Why Schwab?

At Schwab, “Own Your Tomorrow” embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees unleash their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in disrupting a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth. We’re a modern financial services firm that stands apart from the industry, where you can go as far as your ambition takes you.

Hear from employees:

: a package designed to empower your health, wealth, career and life.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law.

Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-TX-Westlake | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-NC-Raleigh

Requisition ID 2020-63241

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/30/2020 6:00 PM)

Category Technology

Position Type Full time

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