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Charles Schwab Technical Program Director in Lone Tree, Colorado

Your Opportunity

We are seeking an entrepreneurial and passionate Technical Program Manager of Wealth Management Technology to take our design, products and platforms to the next level. In this role you’ll be helping clients and Schwab employees that serve those clients by supporting, building and evolving the tooling for financial portfolio analysis, financial planning and automated or robo investing.

The role focuses on proactively engaging with our technical and business functions by providing personalized and customizable digital solutions to our clients to help them meet their financial goals. The program manager role will collaborate with other product and technology team, as well as lead a cross-functional program team to holistically enhance our Wealth Management offers. An ideal candidate will enjoy being part of a impactful and growing digital team, working in a fast paced environment, be process and data oriented, have strong communication skills, and have extensive experience with client and rep-facing online technologies. This role requires a creative mind set, strong solutions-oriented view and ability to forge relationships with many internal and external partners.

What you’re good at

  • Lead a cross-functional team of stakeholders (Business Development, Software development teams, UX, Marketing) to develop a vision and a roadmap to take our client centric online solutions to the next level

  • Excite the team on the impact of the work and the joys of building great software

  • Integrate technical and product vision and objectives

  • Execute that vision by actively partnering with technology teams, including owning roadmaps and prioritizing the backlog as necessary

  • Identify areas of risk and methods of mitigation for large, complex projects

  • Provide expert insights on where projects are functioning well and where they aren’t. Ability to influence others to pivot on those areas of needs.

  • Work closely with architects to ensure that architecture vision and design is clearly documented, communicated and integrated into our plans.

  • Build processes to ensure tracking and alignment on Key Performance Indicators and Objectives and Key Results.

  • Build technical documentation needed for various roles in technology and product teams. Background and skills needed to build both architecture, system analysis and product workflow documents.

  • Strong delegation skills to help drive action across product, project and development stakeholders.

  • Influence the software development process in an evolving organization. Provide recommendations and insights on our software design, Agile, software development, release management and site reliability processes.

What you have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • 7+ years of technical program management experience

  • Expertise in the ever evolving Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Expertise in project planning, including estimating and scheduling in an Agile environment.

  • Must be self-starter, extremely detailed and analytical, and have a curious mind that enjoys digging into how things work and continuously strives to enhance the product, workflow and the process.

  • Comfort in a dynamic, fast-moving and collaborative work environment, with a positive attitude and solid work ethic.

  • Keen eye for recognizing consistent and efficient user experiences and promoting a continuous improvement culture. Experience on an agile digital product team is highly preferred.

  • Experience in building partnerships, mobilizing and motivating teams, influencing others at all levels of an organization, and driving change to effectively deliver on projects in a cross-functional environment

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Why Schwab?

At Schwab, “Own Your Tomorrow” embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees unleash their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in disrupting a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth. We’re a modern financial services firm that stands apart from the industry, where you can go as far as your ambition takes you.

Hear from employees:

: a package designed to empower your health, wealth, career and life.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law.

Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

Job Locations US-CO-Lone Tree

Requisition ID 2020-62046

Posted Date 3 days ago (3/26/2020 2:35 PM)

Category Product & Project Management

Position Type Full time

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