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 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.
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 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.
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
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Expiration Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017