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Senior Manager - Portfolio Management Technology

Location Austin, Texas, United States; Jersey City,New Jersey,United States;Westlake,Texas,United States; Requisition ID 2021-72160 Category Engineering Position Type Regular
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Your Opportunity

As a member of the Advisor Services Technology team, you will be immersed in a collaborative, innovative, and technically challenging environment. We're looking for a Sr. Engineering Manager who is enthusiastic about learning new and existing technologies in order to deliver exceptional software solutions. The role will require strong work ethics, problem solving skills and the ability to partner with business and technologists across the organization. The Advisor Services group is one of the fastest growing and most profitable teams within Schwab and as such requires highly skilled managers to help lead our growing engineering teams and practices. This is a leadership position for multiple teams across disparate locations and technologies.

What you are good at

-Lead technical teams in delivering highly scalable and reliable applications that meet business budgets/timelines while ensuring alignment to
strategic technology vision.

-Manage day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage, follow and support agile software development practices; including the

  • Develop and document resourcing roadmaps, budgets and schedules
  • Ensure teams are 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 and document the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of each team member

-Track and manage budgets for your teams and tie back to the larger organizational budgets

-Assist the 'Run' and 'Support' teams in building durable systems/applications and ensuring a low MTTR (mean time to resolution).

-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.

-Provide hands-on technical coding and mentoring when necessary

What you have

Leadership and Management

  • 4+ years of leading and/or managing engineering teams, includes project, resource, and offshore management responsibilities.
  • Ability to identify, recruit, hire, and build high-performing teams
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and provide direct, timely performance feedback
  • Proficient managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, geographically dispersed environment
  • Deep understanding of SDLC, agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (includes ability to compose and deliver technical presentations or other forms of documentation
    to various levels of technical and non-technical management)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Experience in Financial Services Industry a plus.


10+ year’s of hands-on software development experience including one or more of the following:

-REST-based web services

-Server side applications with either Java or C#
-Javascript frameworks (Angular, React, etc...)

  • Experience with SpringBoot and related technologies
  • Worked with distributed caching technologies along with No-SQL databases
  • Solid systems administration understanding (UNIX, Linux or Windows)
  • Knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) along with Git related technologies

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, 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. 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.

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. Explore further.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal 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. Please click here to see the policy.

Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at or call 800-275-1281.

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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