Managing Director - Cloud Engineering

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Job ID:
20171120-5870
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
TX - Austin
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758
Michelle Rocke
20171120-5870

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 looking for an experienced Managing Director who will be responsible for our Cloud engineering and Enterprise Shared Services teams. This leader is an experienced technology manager accustomed to running large teams of engineers, architects and managers with a significant scope of responsibility. You are a senior and trusted leader for business and technology partners in helping drive effective decision making, delivery of projects, and responsible for all aspects of the team including recruiting, performance management, career growth and supporting our development, technology and business partners’ needs.  Our ideal candidate is a confident self-starter who's not afraid to get his/her hands dirty, has a strong Cloud focused development background, communicates well, and is passionate and continually curious about cloud services, technology and the web.  Lastly, they will be required to manage resources across disparate locations and engineering leadership on products ranging from PaaS hosting platforms, caching technologies, No-SQL and shared database platforms. 

What you’ll do:

  • Leading in the engineering vision, artifacts and best practices for our Cloud based Paas, IaaS, Shared Data platforms.
  • Leading technical teams in delivering highly scalable and reliable applications aligned to business budgets/timelines while ensuring alignment to strategic technology vision.
  • Effectively collaborating with enterprise architecture, reliability, support and onboarding teams in building durable systems/applications and ensuring a low MTTR (mean time to resolution).
  • Managing day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage, follow and support agile software development practices; includes the following:
  • Develop and document resourcing roadmaps, budgets and schedules
  • Ensure team is properly engaged, aware of career milestones/path, aware of their role on the team and how it relates to others, lastly aware of their contributions to our overall goals
  • Lead all recruiting activities across the team (create different avenues when necessary).
  • Identify gaps/risks early and establish mitigation plans (both technically & with regards to resources).
  • Increase the overall visibility of this team; celebrate/track accomplishments and build relationships with key leaders in other groups.
  • Continually strive for improvements in process, talent acquisition/retention, application time-to-market and quality. 

What you have:

  • 10+ years of software development management/leadership experience with at least 3 years focused on cloud technologies
  • 5+ years’ experience running medium to large/complex projects with multiple dependencies. Demonstrated ability to define, communicate strategy and vision and influence across the Enterprise is essential.
  • Hands on experience with Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or one of the other major Cloud providers
  • Deep knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively inspire and influence teams and partners in delivering technology enabled business solutions that exceed business expectations.
  • Ability to execute at scale in a dynamic environment, build strong relationships and promote collaboration, identify talent, recruit, hire, coach, mentor and build high performing technical teams; experience setting direction, tracking progress, and ensuring accountability.
  • Technical professional experience building scalable enterprise applications with high availability and reliability. Strong technology affinity and experience, as well as attention to detail and the ability to design, execute against strategic goals.
  • Ability to analyze, propose and implement timely, cost effective, quality solutions for all issues or problems within area of responsibility.
  • Strong influencing, negotiation, and, problem-solving skills with an ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication.
  • Ability to independently work as a contributing member in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones and locations. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related fields is required.
  • Financial Industry experience (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.

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 - Austin
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
Expiration Date: Friday, March 2, 2018
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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.

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.

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of securities, brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”), Member SIPC , offers investment services and products, including Schwab brokerage accounts. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides deposit and lending services and products.