Senior Manager of Security Technology Research and Development (ERN4)

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Westlake - TX, TX2050R, 2050 Roanoke Road, 76262-9616


Sarah L Timms




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:

We are looking for a Senior Manager of Security Technology Research and Development. A Sr. Manager is hands on and is a driven, self-starter and team-player that can clearly articulate a vision, inspire a team, and produce measurable results.  

What you’ll do:

  • Provide leadership and influence secure by design concepts that will lead to new capabilities for Schwab’s controls and risk management.
  • Manage one or more high visibility security design programs that address strategic improvements in Schwab’s security and risk posture.
  • Concentration on and dedication to researching and testing new capabilities and products that empower tactical and engineering teams to execute quickly on strategic objectives.
  • Own, manage and mature the Security Technology Rationalization effort within Schwab Cybersecurity Services.
  • Own, manage, and market internally the strategy for moving Schwab Cybersecurity teams from the “left side” to the “right side” of the security technology lifecycle curve.
  • Manage daily work volume for team members, and prepare periodic status reports and presentations.
  • Provide thought leadership and act as a proxy to address critical issues having business or departmental impact.
  • Transform team execution and delivery through establishment and support of Agile/Kanban practices.
  • Deliver new and improved capabilities, analytics, visualizations, reporting, and actionable work products in short, sprint-like outcomes.
  • Develop and present both high and low level presentations, and influence the audience to achieve consensus on strategic directions.
  • Coach, mentor and develop individual and team performance and engagement.
  • Oversee the creation and management of departmental budgets.
  • Orchestrate all daily activities within the team and oversee the management of its processes. 

What you have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Information Security, Computer Science (MS preferred) or related fields is desired, however work experience may be considered for a highly qualified and talented individual. Additional security training with certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA is desirable.
  • Previous experience in leading technology research and development teams is highly desired.
  • Attention to detail in all activities and deliverables.
  • 5+ years in a technical information security assessment or architecture role.
  • 12 years + of experience within middle to upper management positions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to influence, understand and balance differing needs and objectives.
  • Ability to take a vision and develop a detailed plan to accomplish the vision.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to develop, manage and execute projects simultaneously and independently, including cross-functional projects.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.

You demonstrate these behaviors:



Innovative: Defines a compelling vision of the future, and develops breakthrough ideas, whether big or small, that support that vision.


Delivers Results: Delivers positive results regardless of circumstances, utilizing the right mix of analysis, judgment, agility and urgency.


Talent Magnet: Seeks out and attracts strong internal and external talent.


Overcomes Barriers: Takes responsibility for addressing obstacles that hinder our people and our business.


Challenger: Takes risks when the opportunity warrants it and the potential downside is understood; is no disheartened by failure but uses it as an opportunity to learn. 

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:IT-Distributed and Web Development-6+ yrs
Position Located In:TX - Dallas, TX - Ft Worth, TX - Westlake, TX - Southlake
Job Type:Full Time


Category:Information Technology


Activation Date: Monday, January 7, 2019


Expiration Date: Tuesday, April 9, 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 : 20181219-7761

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