Job Description


Austin - TX, AUSTINA, 12401 Research Blvd Svrd NB, 78759
Brad Simons

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.

Our Opportunity:

Schwab is recruiting a driven, results-oriented software technical lead who shares our passion for technology, innovation and excellence. Our main goal here at Schwab is to transform people’s lives by changing the way the world invests. We are in the midst of re-architecting and rebuilding our core enterprise software platform to support our rapidly growing and evolving business. We are moving towards a Test Driven development and Continuous Integration environment using Bamboo and Bitbucket.  The Software Developer in Test must be able to perform in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment and is passionate about developing high quality, high performance, and scalable software. The candidate will work aside a team of seasoned engineers whose main objective is to maintain all aspects of the overall software development lifecycle and ensure the on-time, quality delivery of software product releases.

This position will be part of Digital Services Technology team at Schwab and we will focus on driving client-centricity, reducing time to market & increasing efficiency. The model is insights-driven and focuses on rapid iterations to drive innovation and transformation. Ideal candidates enjoy fast-paced environments, thrive under ambiguity and embrace change passionately. This is a unique opportunity to grow and transform our business through driving significant step-change in our time to market, building more integrated client-centric experiences, and enabling project success via cross-functional coordination and ownership. 

What you’ll do:

  • Provide accountability on the technical strategy for testing and quality assurance on mission critical enterprise applications
  • Develop and maintain enterprise scalable test automation frameworks
  • Evaluate new technology or processes to support sustainable, continuous test automation
  • Drive a continuous improvement mentality to deliver robust performance testing strategies and methods
  • Promote excellent development practices for coded test frameworks, to include participating in code reviews and source control management
  • Design test automation for web services, APIs, and web-based platforms
  • Partner with scrum team members to provide technical guidance on creating agile test automation solutions, accelerating Schwab’s SDLC processes and meeting critical business objectives.
  • Maintain tools used in during test development including source control, test management and release systems
  • Mentor peers and staff on quality engineering, network with other automation teams within Schwab and derive automation best practices for continuous improvement. 
  • Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and vendor partnerships   

What you have:


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance or Software Engineering
  • 2+ years of hands on experience automating build and release certification tasks as part of DevOps practices and behaviors
  • 2+ years of hands on testing experience in Business Process Management workflows
  • Understanding of QA practices (black box testing, risk based testing, system testing, regression testing, exploratory testing practices)
  • Strong technical competency in an OOP la
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