Charles Schwab Sr. Manager - Software Development Tools Solutions in Austin, Texas

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 Tools Solutions team, part of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, develops consistent processes, tools and reporting solutions for the application development lifecycle, in support of the Development and QA community within Schwab Technology Services. We are currently offering the opportunity for a Senior Manager to join our team.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Manager on the Tools Solutions Team, you will be responsible for managing staff and projects for several software development tools designed to enable software teams across Schwab to implement Agile, DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery methodologies. Responsibilities will include managing development tool feature development, customization, and integration projects, licensing and budget management, and new tools research projects. These tools include, but are not limited to, Application Lifecycle Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Agile Planning, Source Code Management, Testing, Build, Security, Automation, and Clarity.

You will lead a growing team of 3-6 people to start and grow the team accordingly. Your team will be comprised of developers, support personnel, project managers, and business analysts. You will engage primarily with direct and indirect reports and business partners, including application developers, technical analysts, QA, project managers, program management, business partners, domain partners, as well as cross enterprise managers and officers. This position will be responsible for delivering high quality solutions that meet business objectives in a flexible, collaborative and rapidly changing delivery environment. It requires highly motivated and focused leaders, inspired to build strong performing teams to construct new and innovative solutions for our clients.

What you have:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

  • 5+ years of software application project experience, with project management, people management, and vendor management experience.

  • 3+ years of experience with running small to medium projects with multiple dependencies.

  • Good working knowledge of various software development and test tools.


  • Proven track record successfully leading development staff using an agile methodology

  • Experience successfully driving technology change initiatives in an organization.

  • Experience hiring exceptional technology staff.

  • Ability to coach, manage and grow staff.

  • Evokes creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition.

  • Helps to determine new, creative ways to employ teams on projects and distribute responsibilities.

  • Assesses training needs and selects training tools for team members.

  • Ability to manage budgets.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations.

  • Experience in planning, implementation and support of business application components.

  • Pursues excellence in all aspects of business.


  • Experience with Atlassian tool stack strongly desired

  • Familiarity with other tools such as TFS, Visual Studio, Jenkins, GIT, etc is a plus

  • Expert knowledge of software development, testing, maintenance and support.

  • Strong programming background and software development lifecycle background.

  • Strong knowledge of, and advocate for Agile, DevOps, and CI/CD tools and processes.

  • Experience fostering an innovation culture and a thirst for technology innovation.

  • Strong technology affinity and experience, as well as attention to detail and the ability to design, execute and maintain strategic goals and metrics.

  • Easily recognizes areas for internal improvement and develops plans for implementation.

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

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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: TX - Austin