Charles Schwab Managing Director - Application Security in Westlake, Texas


Fort Worth - TX, TX13601F, 13601 North Freeway, 76177

Christine Marie Hill


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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:

As a Managing Director within SCS, you’ll serve as a strong and versatile leader forming an internal application security department responsible to architect, design, develop, build, evolve and run an overall application security program and capabilities that positively impact our clients and those who serve our clients. You’ll exercise your expertise with enterprise IT operations, systems monitoring, software development, DevOps, and third party software providers to bring a holistic application security perspective to complex security challenges.

What you’ll do:

  • The Managing Director will develop, grow and manage our application security program and capabilities focusing on reducing risk, adding value and defining metrics that drive the right behaviors, priorities and process improvement. The MD will also make recommendations regarding these key metrics, security technology and operational processes to make improvements and ensure the application security team is executing the strategy fully.

  • Information Security is seen as a strategic partner to the business, and in this role you will establish cross collaborative relationships with security and technology leaders, business partners and key partners across Schwab Technology Services (STS). This will include active partnership with STS leaders, Information Security Risk Management, Human Resources, Finance, Operations and others. The individual will lead coordinated efforts with team members and cross-functional partners. This role is for someone with strong organizational skills and the ability to overcome obstacles to successfully execute on multiple projects and efforts simultaneously.

  • Leveraging your leadership experience in software engineering, your department will deliver innovative, secure, and reliable strategies and solutions to safeguard our clients’ data, their future, and our brand by identifying highly technical risks within systems and applications and enable creative solutions to remediate them.

  • Collaborating with partner organizations and creating capabilities spanning the entire SDLC including non-functional requirements, security user-stories, source code testing and scanning, threat modeling, training and education and driving/enabling automation to continuously test and improve the efficacy of Schwab’s application portfolio, control environments, detecting failing controls and providing automated reporting to accelerate secure coding practices, shift left security and audit engagements.

  • As a seasoned IT Operations leader and avid process improvement practitioner, you’ll lead and leverage current and evolving technologies to enable secure by design software, automation and efficiency of application security processes delivering automated solutions freeing human labor from repetitive tasks Through your proven ability to lead and mentor, you’ll attract, grow, and retain top industry talent.

What you have:

We are looking for adaptable, talented people leaders who have a strong hands-on development or technology background:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience desired; Masters degree preferred

  • 10+ years of IT leadership across Operations, Software Engineering, and Software Development roles.

  • 5+ years of people management, leading highly technical individual contributors and subordinate people managers.

  • Proven leadership delivering Enterprise secure software development, testing and validation capabilities and practices.

  • Experience with and knowledge of ITSM, DevOps, Lean, Six Sigma, Agile/Scrum, and NIST methodologies.

  • Expert familiarity with OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 20 and prevention/remediation techniques.

  • Ability to fully support security maturity in all phases of the SDLC

  • Requirements review

  • Translating requirements into a Design

  • Design implementation

  • All aspects of testing

  • Production implementation and support

  • Data analysis

  • Participation in review and governance activities

  • Ability to attract, engage and retain top technical talent.

  • Experience in common scripting and compiled languages including C#, Java, Javascript, Python, Perl, PowerShell, and the .Net development frameworks.

  • Understand and leverage team member strengths to accomplish corporate goals.

  • Client focused mindset - exceed the expectations of our internal and external customers.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and relationship-building skills.

  • Must be capable of clearly articulating complex technical issues to all levels of the organization.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment where multiple objectives must be managed concurrently.

  • Ability to keep current technology trends and innovations and bring new techniques to your team and projects.

You demonstrate these behaviors:

Curious: Constantly learns more about our clients, competitors, industry and the broader market to drive insights and decisions

Innovative: Defines a compelling vision of the future, and develops breakthrough ideas, whether big or small, that support that vision

Committed to Excellence: Sets ever increasing standards for performance, holding self and others accountable

Talent Magnet: Seeks out and attracts strong internal and external talent

Talent Developer: Actively fosters the growth and development of individuals

Overcomes Barriers: Takes responsibility for addressing obstacles that hinder our people and our business

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" .

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: Monday, April 23, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018

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