Sr. Manager, Application Development

USD $99,000 - $220,000 / Year

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Your Opportunity

Our Portfolio Performance Engineering (PPE) team is looking for a Technology Leader (Sr. Manager- Software Application Engineering) who will be responsible for developing digital strategy, delivering utilities and services to drive the growth and loyalty of existing and prospective clients, and accelerate Schwab's digital transformation.

The PPE team is responsible for building applications that provide portfolio management solutions. These solutions are essential to the success of retail clients and investment advisors and offer features such as client relationship management, rebalancing, trading, data integration, reporting and much more. This position will be responsible for leading a team in the delivery of high-quality solutions that meet business objectives in a flexible, collaborative and rapidly changing environment. It requires a highly motivated and focused individual capable of leading and building high performing innovative teams.

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.
  • Lead day-to-day activities and influence team members to leverage and support agile software development practices.
  • Develop and document resourcing roadmaps, budgets and schedules.
  • Ensure team is properly engaged, aware of career breakthroughs/path, aware of their role on the team and how it relates to others; how their contributions meet the overall vision.
  • Lead all recruiting activities across the team (create different avenues when necessary).
  • Identify and document the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of each team member.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional data analysis skills, including data mapping of systems, vendor integration, and database queries
  • Superior intellectual curiosity and problem-solving skills to explore what problems need to be solved, identify and analyze key insights, and find creative solutions

What you have

  • 4+ years of application management experience with at least 4-6 years of distributed software development experience
  • Combined 10+ years of hands-on Software Development experience
  • Tech Stack: C#, .Net Frameworks, Aerospike or MongoDB or any NoSQL Database, Kafka
  • Proficiency in leading multiple priorities in a dynamic, hybrid location workforce
  • Strong expertise with 4+ years of experience in message-based integration and event-driven architecture
  • Strong expertise with 4+ years of experience in high-throughput and low-latency real-time systems
  • 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.
  • Strong coaching and mentoring experience to build and sustain high performing team.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related fields is required.
  • Financial Industry experience (a plus)
  • Microservices & cloud-native experience (a plus)
  • DevOps experience (a plus)
  • Versatile and Deep knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) (a plus)
  • Versatile and Deep knowledge of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) (a plus)

"In addition to the salary range, this role is also eligible for bonus or incentive opportunities."

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.

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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