Charles Schwab Technical Director, Project Management (Technical) in Lone Tree, Colorado


Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Jodi Lynn Cohen


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 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 Banking Technology Team provides application development and project delivery support to Charles Schwab Bank. Charles Schwab Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Charles Schwab and Co., Inc. With $153.9 billion in assets, Charles Schwab Bank is the 5 th largest bank in the country. The Project Management (Technical) Technical Director will be part of a fast paced development environment providing scalable technology solutions to solve complex business problems. This role requires analytical skills, thought leadership and collaboration to achieve maximum product delivery across a highly leveraged and integrated set of applications involving in-house developed and SaaS solutions.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage 3 – 5 concurrent large-scale technology integration projects/programs

  • Lead and coordinate matrix project/program teams, including multiple external vendor representatives

  • Provide leadership for associate/staff Technical Project Managers and other technical domain resources assigned to program efforts

  • Develop integrated project delivery plans and manage milestone delivery across multiple technology domains and vendor products

  • Represent projects/programs at the Working Leadership/Steering Committee level as needed

  • Create and manage resource plans, provide project budget and sizing information

  • Identify and develop mitigation plans for project risks and issues

  • Coordinate project deliverables with overall release and delivery management

  • Deliver projects within structured governance framework

What you have:

  • Capability to manage a dynamic workload, aligning with business and technical partners on priorities and deliverable dates

  • Highly motivated, delivery oriented, organized approach with demonstrated leadership abilities

  • Ability to recognize risk and develop appropriate mitigation activities

  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills

  • 10+ years prior experience managing technical or software development projects

  • BS/BA degree, technology related preferred

  • Proficient with MS Office Product Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior and executive levels within the organization

  • Proven ability to develop relationships with vendor, business and technical partners

  • Analytical, problem solving and prioritization skills

  • Proven experience with both Agile and waterfall (RUP – Rational Unified Process) and iterative (Agile, Kanban) development methodologies

  • PMI – PMP Certification highly desired

  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, Sharepoint highly desired

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" .

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin, AZ - Phoenix, CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Expiration Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017

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