Charles Schwab Sr. Manager – Cloud Engineering 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 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 looking for a Sr. Manager who will be responsible for our newly built Cloud engineering team. This leader will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the team along with recruiting, performance management, career growth and supporting our development, technology and business partners’ needs. In addition to this, the leader will be responsible for setting up development best practices, processes and tools to ensure we are a model for the rest of the organization. Our ideal candidate is a confident self-starter who's not afraid to get his hands dirty and so has a strong development background, communicates well, and is passionate about cloud services, technology and the web. Lastly, they will also be required to manage resources across disparate locations and products ranging from caching technologies and No-SQL databases to PaaS hosting platforms.

What you’ll do:

  • Leading technical teams in delivering highly scalable and reliable applications that meet business budgets/timelines while ensuring alignment to strategic technology vision.

  • Managing day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage, follow and support agile software development practices; includes the following:

  • Develop and document resourcing roadmaps, budgets and schedules Ensure team is properly engaged, aware of career milestones/path, aware of their role on the team and how it relates to others, lastly aware of their contributions to our overall goals Lead all recruiting activities across the team (create different avenues when necessary)

  • Identify and document the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of each team member Assist the 'Run' and 'Support' teams in building durable systems/applications and ensuring a low MTTR (mean time to resolution).

  • Identify gaps/risks early and establish mitigation plans (both technically & with regards to resources)

  • Increase the overall visibility of this team; celebrate/track accomplishments and build relationships with key leaders in other groups

  • Continually strive for improvements in process, talent acquisition/retention, application time-to-market and quality.

  • Provide hands-on technical coding and mentoring when necessary (plus)

What you have:

  • 4+ years of software development management/leadership experience with at least 1 year focused on cloud technologies

  • 10+ year’s of hands-on software development experience

  • Hands on experience with Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or one of the other major IaaS providers

  • Deep knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

  • Strong experience developing/managing REST and SOAP-based Web Service API(s) in a transaction processing environment

  • Proficient building server side applications with either Java or C# Experience in the following:Web Servers (IIS or Tomcat preferred) Technologies such as WebAPI, LINQ, Async, WCF, XML, JSON, XSLT. Frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, etc... Scripting languages - any of them (Shell, Ruby, Python, Perl or PowerShell) Patterns like SOA, MVC, DI, IOC, etc... Worked with distributed caching technologies along with No-SQL databases

  • Solid systems administration understanding (UNIX, Linux or Windows)

  • Proficient managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, geographically dispersed environment

  • Deep understanding of SDLC, agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures

  • Ability to analyze, propose and implement timely, cost effective, quality solutions for all issues or problems within area of responsibility

  • Strong influencing, negotiation, and, problem-solving skills with an ability to ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for composing and delivering technical presentations or other forms of documentation to various level of technical and non-technical management

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related fields is required. Financial Industry experience (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

Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

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.

Position Located In: TX - Austin