Managing Director

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Job ID:
20161130-4054
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
NC - Raleigh
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time

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:

Schwab is recruiting to hire a results-oriented and transformational technology leader with a strong track record of technology-enabled business delivery, and building and developing high performing teams. Our main goal here at Schwab is to transform people’s lives by changing the way the world invests. The Managing Director (MD) of our PC Core Platform Technology group leads Schwab's critical Portfolio Performance Calculation Engine’s infrastructure, databases, and shared services.  Schwab has made a major investment in Performance Calculations, Robo advising and this is an exciting platform to work on with an outstanding team.  As a newer platform, this team is looking for a key leader with deep technical skills and shared services experience - most importantly in scaling for large amounts of data and calculations. We are looking for a MD who will excel in leading a dynamic team, in a fast-paced and agile environment. 

What you’ll do:

We are looking for a highly motivated, curious, passionate and energetic person to manage the Portfolio Performance Platform team. We are seeking an individual who can drive projects and provide leadership for a group of software engineers in an innovative and fast paced environment. You should be a change agent who will thrive in influencing, challenging the status quo collaborating and leading the teams in meeting our technology driven business objectives. You will be responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of the projects. The person filling this role will guide 3-4 teams using Agile development processes, whilst also managing 6-15 direct reports. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of increasing responsibility and success, building and leading high performing technical teams. The ability to understand and align with business goals, and communicate to senior business leadership is an essential component of the role. The ideal candidate should foster an environment that encourages quality, productivity, and innovation with a passion for leveraging emerging technologies. 

What you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 10+ years of leading and managing IT teams, with project management, resource management, and offshore resource management capabilities.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Financial Services Industry with portfolio performance calculations space is big a plus.
  • 10+ years’ professional software development experience with running medium to large/complex projects with multiple dependencies.
  • You should be a proven transformational leader of teams, lead teams through influence without authority, who has led and delivered enterprise-level business transformation engagements. You should thrive in influencing, challenging the status-quo and collaborating.
  • Ability to recruit and hire world-class engineers and build high performing teams
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities intellectual curiosity and aptitude to understand data analytics.     
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively inspire and influence teams and partners in delivering technology enabled business solutions that meet business needs.
  • Experience building and delivering highly scalable, low latency, reliable, and complex software systems on-time and on budget.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and promote collaboration
  • Ability to adapt and handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability in communicating and presenting to C-Level executives

 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.

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:NC - Raleigh
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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. 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.

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