Charles Schwab Managing Director of Compliance and Legal Services Technology in Lone Tree, Colorado

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.

Our Opportunity:

The Corporate Systems group in Charles Schwab & Co.'s IT organization is comprised of several teams that support the goals of Schwab’s internal Corporate functions through the delivery of technology, operations, and projects. The goal of the Compliance and Legal Services Technology team is to partner closely with our business partners to define and enable innovative technology solutions for the Compliance and Legal Services functions. Our focus is to deliver solutions that align with Compliance and Legal Services business strategies through an agile and customer-aligned approach. Reporting to the Vice President of Corporate Systems, the Managing Director of Compliance and Legal Services Technology will lead a technology organization comprised of full-time, contingent and offshore resources responsible for the develop and support of the Compliance and Legal Services technology portfolio.

What you’ll do:

  • Effectively lead a team of full-time, contingent, and offshore technology professionals and build out a world class technology organization

  • Work closely with business partners to define the technology strategy and roadmap that is aligned with business strategies. Identify a portfolio of technology projects and enhancements to deliver the roadmap

  • Act as a technology thought leader. Influence business and technology stakeholders to ensure we implement the best solutions for the company

  • Manage relationships with internal business partners and technology partners, ensuring a positive and collaborative work environment with shared accountability and responsibility

  • Assume overall accountability for delivering all technology initiatives in an effective and efficient manner. Track and measure progress against initiatives, communicate status, and effectively manage all issues and risks.

  • Drive success and engagement of the team by providing development opportunities, communicating the vision and the roadmap, and ensuring they understand the business impact of their work

  • Manage the organization. Lead all staffing (selection and hiring), budgeting, allocation of resources, performance management, and career development of the team

  • Ensure the team complies with all Schwab technology standards and policies

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 10+ years of IT experience in application development, project delivery, offshore and vendor management

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of technical and non-technical individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing technology professionals in multiple locations and building high performing organizations

  • Proven track record of leading large-scale, multimillion-dollar technology programs in a fast-paced environment. Experience in leading Agile projects is preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills as well as poise under pressure

  • Self-motivated, results-oriented and flexible with impeccable follow-up, strong delivery focus, positive attitude and collaborative style

  • Financial Services industry and Compliance and AML experience is preferred

  • Experience with AML, Compliance, Risk Scoring and Review applications such as Oracle Mantas / OFSSA or Nice Actimize is a plus

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • 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: CO - Lone Tree