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Sr Manager, Software Development & Engineering Senior (PL)

Location Austin, Texas, United States Requisition ID 2023-90717 Category Engineering & Software Development Position Type Regular Salary Range USD $101,000 - $224,400 / Year
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Your Opportunity

This is a Senior Software Engineering Manager position and is part of Enterprise Middleware Online Security Team at Schwab. This team focuses on driving client-centricity, reducing time to market & increasing efficiency. The model is insights-driven and focuses on rapid iterations to drive innovation and transformation. Ideal candidates enjoy fast-paced environments, thrive under ambiguity and embrace change passionately. This is a unique opportunity to grow and transform our business through driving significant step-change in our time to market, building more integrated client-centric experiences, and enabling project success via cross-functional coordination and ownership.

What you are good at

In this position you will have a broad range of responsibilities with a central focus on working with developers and engineers to support and build and deliver a highly-scalable, cloud-based platform.  You will:

  • Facilitate technical discussions and drive solutions forward to achieve business needs and ensure alignment to strategic technology vision
  • Be the delivery manager for multiple scrum teams and also for multiple professional services teams
  • Provide hands-on technical mentoring and leadership
  • Manage and coordinate team interaction with business, technology and operations support partners
  • Develop and manage resource roadmaps, budgets and schedules
  • Identify gaps/risks early and establish mitigation plans (both technical and people)
  • Continually strive for improvements in process, talent acquisition/retention, application time-to-market and quality
  • Increase the overall visibility of this team; celebrate/track accomplishments and build relationships with key leaders in other groups
  • Identify and document the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of each team member
  • Lead all recruiting activities across teams (create different avenues when necessary)
  • Be the front-line manager for 8+ full time employees, in addition to managing contractors and international third party resources

What you have

You must possess a solid technology background in the required technology areas to provide oversight and guidance to teams and facilitate technological decisions. To be successful in this position you will have a strong relationship with product/business, technology, infrastructure and production support teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of software development management/leadership experience
  • 3+ 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 Agile (Scrum/XP/Kanban) processes in planning, implementation and support of business application components, including change & release management
  • Bachelor's degree in technology, business, or related discipline

Leadership and Management:

  • Proven track record successfully building, leading and growing technology teams including work in the agile process, objective setting, career path guidance, and staff performance
  • History of delivering solutions consistently and managing the complexity of large project implementations.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate successfully with business partners, technology team, production support and infrastructure teams
  • Strong influencing, negotiation, and, problem-solving skills with an ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication
  • Demonstrated ability and curiosity to evangelize vision and direction in a way that drives team engagement and motivation
  • Adaptability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced environment with many moving parts and a large variety of responsibilities including geographical diversity of technical functions
  • Self-starter with strong prioritization and multitasking capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a flexible and fast-paced environment, including the ability to think big in a rapidly evolving technology space. Ability to successfully handle ambiguity.

Technical Qualifications:

  • Experience with .NET, C#, Java, Java Script, web services, CI/CD automation preferred
  • Experience with security or authentication solutions. 
  • Experience with high volume, performance driven distributed systems
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, propose and implement timely, cost effective, quality solutions for all issues or problems within area of responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate technical discussions and drive solutions forward to achieve business needs and ensure alignment to strategic technology vision
  • Strong skills in risks identification, tracking and planned mitigation
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong innovation, creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with enterprise IT systems and environments (e.g. networking, capacity planning, operations, multiple IT divisions, etc.) preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with designing or working with highly available and reliable systems including work on technical design, defining SLAs, KPIs for tracking and improving software reliability

Why work for us?

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future.

TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.

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