Charles Schwab Managing Director, Advisor Services Technology: Portfolio Management in Austin, Texas
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 at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab 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.
We are looking for a results-oriented technology leader with a strong track record of building and developing high-performing teams to deliver business value through technology. The Portfolio Management Technology group within Advisor Services Technology provides a suite of Portfolio Management products to Advisors and we are looking for a Managing Director to deliver a next-gen Portfolio Management System. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading a dynamic organization in a fast-paced, agile environment and must be capable of influencing across the enterprise, partnering with Business stakeholders to drive product direction, and delivering a high-quality product to market.
What you’ll do:
The primary responsibility of the Managing Director is to be the single point of accountability for delivery of a next-gen Portfolio Management System. This role includes leading managers and individual contributors to deliver on both Project and support work. This individual will lead direct and virtual teams, including Architects, software engineers, QA, Scrum Masters, program management, as well as cross-enterprise Managers. This individual must have strong organizational and people leadership capabilities to lead Agile-oriented Product Development teams. The ability to understand and align with business goals, and communicate to senior business leadership is an essential component of the role. Candidates should have a passion for emerging technologies and be capable of influencing and inspiring the team in developing innovative solutions that meet the business needs.
What you have:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
10+ years of leading and managing IT teams, with project management, resource management, including managing mangers, and offshore resource management capabilities
5+ years’ experience with running medium to large/complex projects with multiple dependencies
3+ years’ experience in Financial Services Industry a plus
Leadership and Management:
Demonstrated ability to define and communicate strategy and vision and influence across the Enterprise is essential
Demonstrated ability to effectively inspire and influence teams and partners in delivering technology-enabled business solutions that meet business needs
Ability to execute at scale in a dynamic environment
Ability to build strong relationships and promote collaboration
Ability to identify talent, recruit, hire, and build high-performing teams
Ability to coach, mentor, and provide direct, timely performance feedback; experience setting direction, tracking progress, and ensuring accountability
Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to independently work as a contributing member in a high-paced and focused team
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to thrive in a flexible and fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations
Experience in planning, implementation and support of business application components, including change and release management
Broad and deep knowledge of IT/software technology and trends, domain knowledge and experience in infrastructure support, application development, and cloud based application development, web services and databases
Strong technology affinity and experience, as well as attention to detail and the ability to design, execute against strategic goals
Professional experience building scalable enterprise applications with high availability and reliability; experience developing customer-facing web applications strongly preferred
Experience leading in an Agile delivery environment and implementing Continuous Delivery is a big plus
Prior programming experience with JAVA or C# a plus
What you’ll get:
Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
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
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Position Located In: TX - Austin