Charles Schwab Mgng Director - Info Sys Arch in San Francisco, California

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:

As part of the firm’s Application Architecture team, a centralized group of architects who define technical strategy for the firm, you’ll manage a group of architects who oversee Schwab’s Portfolio management solution.

What you’ll do:

  • You will negotiate resource assignment and objectives with a broad set of technical and business partners.

  • You will be responsible for technical oversight of the team, mentoring emerging talent, aligning the team with Schwab’s Tech Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and other strategy initiatives.

  • You will partner with managers across Schwab’s technology organization to influence and guide the firm.

  • You will help drive Technical Strategy for the firm by evaluating products, choosing vendors, and designing technical solutions with the architects.

What you have:

  • 5+ years technology management experience

  • Able to mentor and guide highly specialized technologists.

  • Leadership qualities which engineers recognize and respect

  • Good judgment and the ability to handle stressful situations

  • Strong communications skills; ability to work with engineers and executives.

  • Broad knowledge of enterprise technology landscape (Java, JavaScript, HTTP, Relational and NoSQL, Analytics, Web APIs, Desktop Clients) from Web to Mobile - front end to backend.

  • Deep knowledge in or more technical areas of re4levance: Web, Mobile, Data, Apis.

  • Are delivery oriented, but capable of pausing to recognize cross organizational benefits.

  • Able to live with ambiguity of direction while engaging with relevant business and technology partners to identify the correct course of action

  • Preferably experience in the 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: CA - San Francisco