Product Owner (Technical)

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client?s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ?own your tomorrow? every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Charles Schwab Relationship Solutions Group defines the representative experience and oversees the management of Schwab?s electronic channels and internal platforms used by Schwab service representatives and financial consultants. The group is responsible for providing tools, solutions and experiences that enable clients to achieve their financial objectives, while supporting the strategic growth of the firm. The group supports all of Schwab?s business enterprises and works with a wide range of internal stakeholders including technology, sales and service, strategy and marketing.

The Digital Rep Solutions organization is responsible for supporting and designing client facing rep platforms to drive efficiency through innovation, problem solving, solution design, UX design, and prototyping. Our mission is to deliver an exceptional representative experience and enable the ability to establish, grow and solidify relationships with our clients.

What you?ll do:

The scope of our work includes maintenance and enhancements of the present state of our Financial Planning and Portfolio Management platforms, identifying the strategic and tactical needs of various internal business organizations, and defining an end-to-end future state solution. This will require intensive work with internal business and technology partners, gathering information and synthesizing it into a model that can be understood by personnel not familiar with the details and with reasonable effort. This individual has a keen sense for finding the pivotal aspects of any problem, thinking through different scenarios and personas, identifying functionality central to the solution as well as fringe cases. Clarity of thought and expression, the ability to take strategic and tactical viewpoints, and organizing information in a manner that enables insights are crucial abilities for this position.  

What you have:

  • BA/BS or higher degree, preferably with or 3+ years of relevant professional experience in financial services.
  • 3+ years of experience providing production support to diverse users.
  • Strong project and product management skills, ability to juggle multiple priorities, excellent analytical skills, be very detail oriented and self-directed.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to create strong relationships with people at all levels of the technology and business organizations.
  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with vendors and co-workers.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate policies, practices and procedures to external and internal customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  

Preferred Experience:

  • 3+ years experience delivering projects in a business systems analyst, subject matter expert (SME), product owner or related role.
  • 3+ years experience with Software development lifecycle and methodologies. Working knowledge of Agile and JIRA.
  • Production Support experience a plus.

What you?ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
  • 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.

Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?:No
Work Schedule:Days
Languages:English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications:None
Relevant Work Experience:Analyst/Strategy-2-5 yrs, Product Development-2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs
Position Located In:CO - Lone Tree
Job Type:Full Time

Category:Product Development
Activation Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
Expiration Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
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Company Information

At Schwab, we inspire the driven; individuals who want to take ownership of their career and their future. You are appreciated for your work, respected for your unique strengths and rewarded for the possibilities you create for our clients. Working in Schwab Technology is not just a job; it's an opportunity to do the best work of your life. This team drives Schwab's mission to harness the power of data to deliver the next gen client experience. They relentlessly pursue simplification and modernization, laying the foundation for the digital enterprise. They act boldly together to provide security for our clients and enterprise, safeguarding client trust all while delivering on their core commitments to availability, capacity and project execution with excellence and efficiency. If you are looking to be challenged with projects that stretch and grow your abilities, and push you towards further developing your expertise, apply to one of our openings today.
Dice Id : 10228622
Position Id : 20190207-766

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