Charles Schwab Sr. Manager Software Applications- Web in Fort Worth, Texas

Description:

Fort Worth - TX, BRTXFW, 409 Throckmorton Street, 76102-7410

Charles Ott Jones

20180416-2641

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:

Retirement Business Services Technology (RBS) is looking for a seasoned Manager to help lead and mentor 2 SCRUM teams. These team members include developers and testers for multiple externally facing web applications products within RBS. The result of a job well done will be the delivery of enhanced solutions to external Schwab customers striving to succeed in personal retirement planning and investing!

This role would include oversight and planning for both Project and Maintenance work. This individual will engage primarily with direct and indirect reports and business partners at multiple levels of the organization.

This individual must have strong organizational and people leadership capabilities to facilitate an ongoing maturity with Agile, CI/CD, Test Automation and general process improvement. An ability to understand, communicate and negotiate priorities to business leadership is an essential component of the role. Candidates should have a passion for understanding emerging technologies and managing the deployment of the same where appropriate. Platform technology supported are primarily .Net, C#, SQL Server, Javascript, Angular.

What you’ll do:

This role requires a highly motivated, organized and experienced business focused technology leader experienced in managing production operations and Agile software delivery teams within the financial services industry.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 8+ years of IT project experience in technical, project and offshore vendor management capabilities - preferably with Distributed, Web based technologies.

  • 5+ years of people management experience with at least 5 direct reports

  • 5+ years of experience with running medium to large/complex projects with multiple dependencies using Scrum processes in planning, implementation and support of business application components, including change & release management. Including an advanced mastery of Sprint 0 and Release Planning ceremonies.

  • Strong technology affinity and experience, as well as 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. Including: web services, micro-services, UX, middleware, operating systems, databases, networking, security & business intelligence. Strong knowledge of software development, testing, maintenance and support.

  • Professional experience leading teams that built distributed scalable enterprise-class applications using C#, JavaScript, Javascript Frameworks (Angular, Bootstrap, Backbone)

  • Good knowledge of, Microsoft Office and Development Tools such as TFS

  • Good knowledge of the Atlassian suite of products - Confluence & Jira

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to independently work as a contributing leader in a high-paced and focused team

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

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

  • Experience with CI, CD, TDD & BDD is a plus

  • 3+ years of experience in Financial Services Industry

  • 3+ years of experience in Retirement a plus

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. 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

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 - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

Expiration Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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