Charles Schwab PeopleSoft Tech Lead- Finance Technology in Lone Tree, Colorado

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:

Charles Schwab is seeking a talented Sr. Technical Lead who will provide technical leadership, direction and support for the Finance Technology team. The role of the Tech Lead requires a dynamic individual capable of managing simultaneous medium to complex, cross functional projects, supporting a variety of applications as well as of maintaining close working relationships with business partners and technical teams including broad range of internal clients ranging from Central Finance and Profitability Analysis to Management and Regulatory Reporting, Treasury and Risk.

What you’ll do:

The Tech Lead provides effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and problem solving / solution engineering skills supporting the Agile development and delivery of our applications. The Technical Lead will be responsible for delivering upon Finance Technology strategy in accordance with Schwab Enterprise Architecture policies and standards, while enabling the Agile tenants as interpreted by our team, removing impediments and promoting empowerment.

The Tech Lead position is highly responsible and accountable and will challenge the teams to deliver highly functional, secure and resilient integrated solutions. This position requires deep technical understanding of software development and technology.

  • Drive Enterprise solution engineering in conjunction with Domain, Product and Functional experts.

  • Oversee high-quality, innovative and resilient solution delivery including design and code reviews, assisting the team with test planning, unit, functional, system and end user acceptance testing and driving test automation plans.

  • Establish and maintain technical standards and related artifacts.

  • Foster the core Agile principles of collaboration, team accountability, and visibility.

  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the development team to deliver.

  • Facilitate technical discussion and conflict resolution.

  • Mentor junior developers.

  • Participate in the organization and planning of the development based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable platform dependencies, and major milestones, and manage the agreed upon user stories and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters

What you have:

Technical/Functional Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of PeopleSoft Financials technical development and design experience.

  • Functional understanding of key processes in two or more of the following FSCM modules: General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Project Costing, eProcurement, eSettlements.

  • PeopleSoft 9.1 experience; 9.2 highly desired.

  • Proficiency in Oracle 11g or higher is required.

  • Proficient with Oracle PeopleSoft PeopleTools including PeopleCode/iScript, Application Engine, Component Interface & Integration Broker, XML/BI Publisher, SQR, SQL, PS Query, BPEL; OBIEE a plus.

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following a plus: C#, Java, MS SSIS/SSRS, ASP.NET

  • Familiarity with Finance business processes

  • ITSM practitioner with an emphasis on Problem, Change, Release and Configuration Management.

  • Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate

  • Experience working within an Agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects for a large enterprise; thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle and Agile values

  • Experience using STAT, Jira and/or TFS Agile templates

  • Highly adaptable to changing environment

  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams

  • Ability to coach and develop teams to reach their highest potential

  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems

  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions

  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail; ability to pick up complex concepts and processes quickly

  • Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear performance standards, resolve performance issues, keep team engaged and on task

  • Results Driven (Prioritizing, Taking Initiative, Taking Ownership) Team Leadership (Coaching Others, Dealing with Stress, Demonstrating Teamwork, Influencing Others, Interacting with Others, Maintaining Composure, Motivating Others, Providing Direction and Leadership)

  • Excellent verbal skills, including conducting/leading client meetings, conducting presentations and advising support team on technical issues.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Management, Math, Finance, Accounting or related field preferred

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: CO - Lone Tree