Technology Strategy Consultant

USD $110,000 - $220,000 / Year

Full Time

    Job Description

    Your Opportunity

    Internal strategy teams at Charles Schwab help set the direction for the company, business units, and product and service offerings. These teams are one of the main intake valves for top-tier talent at Schwab and provide members with an unparalleled opportunity to define and work on major strategic opportunities while gaining visibility among the firm's senior leadership. The goals of the strategy teams are to:
    • Deliver world-class strategy and innovation
    • Conduct clear, consistent, fact-based analysis to inform key business decisions
    • Drive the allocation of scarce resources to the highest-value issues across Schwab

    What you are good at

    The Technology Strategy Consultant is responsible for delivering thoughtful, insightful contributions to strategy for one of Schwab's largest and most critical organizations, Schwab Technology Services, helping to define modernization and transformation initiatives will have significant impact on Schwab's future.

    The Technology Strategy Consultant works in a high performance team with other Directors and Managers reporting to the group's Vice President, but supporting the Technology Services SVPs and teams, CIO, CTO and their responsibilities to Schwab's Executive Leadership, Board of Directors and Regulators. Projects are broad in scope and require creativity, flexibility, analytical and structured thinking, and strong communication, teaming and leadership skills. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to independently drive strategic initiatives from ideation to execution through effective teaming and networking across the company. They will have broad perspective and ability to synthesize an array of inputs into a coherent picture of the future and a winning strategy. Interest in technology, innovation and financial services / FinTech is a big plus.

    The Senior Technology Business Strategist will have responsibility for strategic planning and strategy project work, including:
    • Leading and/or supporting strategic project definition, idea generation, and insight development and planning and executing multiple projects concurrently
    • Developing, improving, leading and/or supporting ongoing strategic planning processes
    • Structuring analysis of technology, market and industry trends that will impact our business and in turn our technology organization
    • Managing cross-functional working groups and facilitating meetings
    • Developing and delivering presentations and other strategic communications
    • Possesses work style that embraces a consulting mindset
    • Representative project work includes enabling the digital client experience, application modernization, security as a feature, blockchain opportunities within operations, partner and vendor analysis and selection, data center strategy, driving efficiencies within technology, new product development, strategic planning, etc.

    What you have

    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in consulting, investment banking, or internal strategy, including designing processes, framing problems, building models, making decks, facilitating meetings, presenting to large and small audiences and selling your ideas.
    • Prior experience in financial services, including experience with technology strategy with a focus on Agile/DevOps practices, digital/cloud platforms and IT operating models preferred; experience with cybersecurity and data would be a plus
    • MBA and/or post-grad education preferred
    • Strong communication and storytelling with PowerPoint
    • Experience defining and developing business cases
    • Experience in technology and /or financial services strongly preferred, but not required
    • Strategic thinking, executive presence, sound judgment, and ability to influence executives
    • Sense of humor, team ethic, high standards and the drive to do whatever it takes

    Workplace Flexibility Program: We're proud to support our employees in a working approach that allows you to bring your best self to work - whether that's in the office or remote.
    • Most Schwabbies have the opportunity to work in the office and/or at home based on their preference
    • Employees may have the flexibility for a hybrid schedule, where they divide their time between working remotely or in the office.
    • Employees and managers can discuss additional flexibility options based on their role, business needs, and individual circumstances.

    *Subject to change. Schwab is continually evaluating its approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees

    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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