Managing Director, Software Applications Engineer

Charles Schwab - Austin, TX4.1

30 days agoFull-time
Description:
Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758
Sruti Patel
20180912-5904

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 (RWT) department at Charles Schwab is a leading-edge organization in terms of technical strategy and delivery. We are currently undergoing a transformation to a more agile/lean process methodology, and adopting continuous integration/continuous delivery. We are implementing cutting edge practices such as Test-Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Paired Programming. We are also adopting Lean Management practices such as Standard Work, Visual Management Systems and Gemba Walks. The primary responsibility of the Managing Director within Retail Web Technologies is to manage software delivery of quality solutions on the www.schwab.com and m.schwab.com platforms.

What you’ll do:
This role will include ownership for 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, business partners, domain partners, as well as cross enterprise Managers and Officers.

This individual has strong organizational and people leadership capabilities to manage multiple Agile Product Development teams. You are an excellent communicator with the ability to quickly understand, align, and convey Retail Web Technology's services to senior business leadership and partners. Candidates should have a passion for understanding emerging technologies and managing the deployment of same where appropriate.

What you have:
15+ years of IT project experience in technical, project and offshore vendor management capabilities.
10+ years of people management experience, growing and fostering talent to create an energized, dynamic and accountable organization.
5+ years of experience with running medium to large/complex projects with multiple dependencies using Agile practices in planning, implementation and support of business application components, including change & release management.
Strong technology affinity and experience, 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.
Professional experience leading teams that built distributed scalable enterprise-class applications using C#/.NET
Knowledge of client side frameworks (Angular, React, Vue, Ember), design patterns, micro-* (WebAPI, RESTful), and modern software delivery practices including Lean
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to thrive in a flexible and fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations.

Preferred Skills:
Experience in the Financial Services Industry
Conceptual understanding and/or working knowledge of Web Content Management Systems

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.

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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications
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
Education: HS/GED
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Expiration Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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