Charles Schwab Managing Director in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUS1, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

Laura Troy


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 at 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:

Do you want to be part of a Data Engineering team building the next generation analytics platform for a leading financial firm with $3 Trillion in assets under management? At Schwab, the Global Data Technology (GDT) organization governs the strategy and implementation of the enterprise data warehouse and emerging data platforms. We help Marketing, Finance, Risk and executive leadership make fact-based decisions by integrating and analyzing data.

We are looking for a Managing Director who has a passion for data and the new data technology platforms that support business insight and analytics coupled with strong machine learning practice & platform. We need someone with experience evaluating and implementing data solutions across a wide variety of tools and technologies.

As a Managing Director for Data Platforms & Engineering, you will be responsible for partnering with technology leadership team across various business units and enterprise leadership teams to understand and interpret solution requirements to define capabilities for enterprise platforms. The role also includes working with Platform Architects to ensure technical integrity and consistency of solutions with Schwab’s strategy and standards.

This role requires someone excited to advance a team through the transition from traditional data solutions to emerging data platforms.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with technology product owners to understand business requirements and use cases

  • Partner with Technical Directors and Principal Architect to evaluate tools for use case fit, perform vendor/tool comparisons and present recommendations

  • Create technical and business solutions architectures (logical and physical) for platform capabilities including augmenting capabilities through third party tools

  • Review tools, security and capability patterns for Hadoop and Machine Learning environments

  • Resolve questions during design and implementation of architecture for platform capabilities

  • Create roadmaps for big data platforms and machine learning practice

  • Prototype solutions for specific use cases especially for machine learning

  • Advise peers and business partners on fit-for-use and technical complexities

  • Partner with other technical leaders for solution alignment with strategy and standards

What you have:

  • Hands-on experience with Hadoop, Teradata (or other MPP RDBMS), MapReduce, Hive, Sqoop, Splunk, STORM, SPARK, Kafka and HBASE (At least 2 years)

  • Experience with end-to-end solution architecture for data capabilities including:Fluent understanding of best practices for building Data Lake and analytical architectures on HadoopStrong scripting / programming background (Unix, Python preferred)

  • Experience with ELT/ETL development, patterns and tooling (Informatica, Talend)

  • Experience with BI tools (BusinessObjects, Tableau) and other visualization (D3)

  • Experience with Advanced Analytics (SAS, R)

  • Experience with Graph and In-memory databases

  • Experience with Machine Learning techniques and practices

  • Experience with Test Driven Code Development and SCM tools

  • Strong SQL experience with the ability to develop, tune and debug complex SQL applications

  • Expertise in schema design, developing data models and proven ability to work with complex data is required

  • Proven experience in working in large environments such as RDBMS, EDW, NoSQL, Hadoop etc.

  • Understanding security, encryption and masking using various technologies including Kerberos, MapR-tickets, Vormetric and Voltage

  • Experience in creating a machine learning practice / environment is required.

  • Familiarity with MapR distribution of Hadoop is preferred

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 at" .

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-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Expiration Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

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