Software Developer IV

Software Developer IV

08 Apr 2021
Colorado, Lonetree, 80124 Lonetree USA

Software Developer IV

Your Opportunity

Schwab Asset Management Solutions (SAMS) 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.

PROMT (Portfolio Research, Optimization, Management and Trading) Technology is the front-office team that is aligned to support the technology needs of Schwab Asset Management (SAMS) 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, SAMS is the 3rd largest provider of index funds, 5th largest of ETFs and the 7th largest of money market funds.

This team is essentially the front-office for SAMS that continues to harness the state-of-the-art technologies for differentiating Schwab portfolio research and asset management. The team has won several industry awards such as the "Best IT Team" and the "Asset Manager Digital Tool of the Year".

What you are good at

  • Team is high performing and plays a key role in developing the technical strategy, designing systems, and delivering to high quality standards.
  • This is a Software Developer role based in San Francisco, CA, managing the software development lifecycle including the coordination, prioritization and communication across the business product areas. It will include building and realizing the strategy for the teams to support the dynamic needs of the SAMS business.
  • The role includes the hands-on development role, collaborating closely with the portfolio managers and researchers in developing investment solutions.
  • The role entails both rapid development and Agile development lifecycle-in managing requirements, design, coding, testing (unit and functional), deployment and post-release support.
  • Evaluate complex project goals and clarify objectives and functional requirements for new or modified customer features.
  • Lead the design or provide feedback on system software using specialized domain knowledge and developed business expertise.
  • This role requires a highly motivated, organized and experienced business focused technology individual with a consistent record of software delivery to a front office investment management business.
  • Ability to work within Agile practice with little supervision.
  • Demonstrate standards to deliver high-quality products and services

What you have


  • An advanced degree in Finance, Computation, Operations Research
  • At least 4-years of professional experience, preferably in the financial industry
  • Some experience with cloud/ cloud foundry platform; AWS will be a plus
  • Strong proficiency in Python/ R, Optimization (CPLEX, Gurobi, Axioma or Matlab)


  • Machine learning tools, e.g. Tensorflow/ Keras, etc.
  • Portfolio optimization, Quantitative Analysis

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