Charles Schwab Sr. Manager - Software Applications Engineer 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:

The Retail Web Technology group (RWT) provides a high quality, common Retail Web Trading platform for all Schwab clients including advisers, individuals and active investors.

What you’ll do:

The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager within Retail Web Technologies is to manage software delivery on the www.schwab.com at http://www.schwab.com/ and m.schwab.com platforms. This role would include both Project and Maintenance work. This individual will engage primarily with direct and indirect reports and business partners, including application developers, technical analysts, architects, QA, Project Managers, program management, and business partners. This position will report to a Managing Director of Retail Web Technologies.

This individual must have strong organizational and people leadership capabilities to facilitate a transition to Agile oriented Product Development teams. An ability to understand, align, and communicate Retail Web Technology's services to business leadership is an essential component of the role. Retail Web Technology is a leading edge organization in terms of technical strategy and delivery. Candidates should have a passion for understanding emerging technologies and managing the deployment of same where appropriate. Platform technology supported are primarily .Net, C#, SQL Server, Javascript, Javascript Frameworks, HTML5 and CSS.

What you have:

  • 8+ years of IT project experience in technical, project and offshore vendor management capabilities

  • 5+ years of people management experience with at least 5 direct reports

  • 5+ years of experience with running medium to large/complex projects with multiple dependencies using Agile (Scrum/XP) processes in planning, implementation and support of business application components, including change & release management

  • Strong technology affinity and experience, as well as attention to detail & the ability to design, execute & maintain strategic goals & metrics.Broad and deep knowledge of IT/software technology & trends, domain knowledge and experience in infrastructure support, application development, and database admin. including: client/server, web services, portal, middleware, operating systems, databases, networking, security & business intelligence.Strong knowledge of software development, testing, maintenance and support

  • Professional experience leading teams that built distributed scalable enterprise-class applications using C#, ASP.Net, HTML5, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Javascript Frameworks (Angular, Bootstrap, Backbone)

  • Good knowledge of, Microsoft Office and Development Tools such as TFS

  • Good knowledge of the Atlassian suite of products - Confluence & Jira

  • Good knowledge of standard relational databases and NoSql databases

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline

  • 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 with TDD & BDD is a plus

  • Conceptual understanding and/or working knowledge of Web Content Management Systems are a plus

  • 3+ years of experience in Financial Services Industry

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