Charles Schwab Senior Team Manager, Market Data Management in Austin, Texas


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

Tammie Raven


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:

The Market Data Management (MDM) team provides business leadership of the market data platform. This platform manages market data feeds from exchanges and vendors serving up billions of quotes accessed by Schwab systems and clients. The MDM team plays a strategic role in interfacing with exchanges and vendors to optimize business value and adhere to data usage reporting standards. The team also partners with product owners around the firm to meet their market data needs by prioritizing enhancements, supporting strategic initiatives, performing business analysis, and documenting requirements for development. MDM also supports data governance policies and standards to manage changes to market data usage around the firm and to govern exchange reporting standards.

What you’ll do:

The Senior Team Manager, Product Management will play a critical role between Business and Technology. The SM will engage with Business stakeholders in order to define business requirements for requested enhancements, and ensure the expected outcomes are delivered. The SM will manage a team of direct reports that serve as Product Owners in Agile teams and collaborate with Technology partners to deliver clearly defined requirements. This position includes active engagement with various teams around the firm including: Product Management, Market Data Technology, QA, and Vendor Management.

  • Lead, motivate, and develop a team of Product Owners responsible for Market Data agile teams

  • Collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to create and execute a vision that builds near-term and long-term capabilities aligned with business strategy

  • Product Owner role in Agile team: build user stories, attend ceremonies

  • Vet and filter user requests before proceeding to business requirements writing

  • Vendor feed changes impact analysis, and communication with Business & Technology

  • Define and document API specifications for product owners, clients, and development partners

  • Analyze production issues in coordination with Business and Technology

  • Coordinate with vendor contract manager regarding issues affecting market data products, technology, roadmap, etc.

  • Translate regulatory requirements into actionable deliverables for product and technology teams in coordination with Legal and Compliance

  • Participate in Market Data Governance program including data modeling, tiering, and governance

  • Help drive and define business test cases in QA process

What you have:

  • 5 or more years of Product Management experience (or similar)

  • Ownership Mindset: act as a platform owner with regards to people, processes, and systems

  • Ability to recruit, lead, motivate, and develop a team

  • Agile experience

  • Market Data/Securities Data experience preferred

  • Knowledge of major exchanges, market data providers, feed handlers

  • Strong problem solving skills including ability to research and resolve business issues arising in various operating environments

  • Ability to fluidly navigate from strategic to tactical assignments, highly developed multi-tasking skills, ability to produce high quality results while meeting tight deadlines with limited supervision

  • Strategic mindset to help drive product management decisions, governance, and long term vision

  • Excellent communications skills, written and oral

  • BA/BS degree required

You demonstrate these behaviors:

  • Influencing - Structures situations (e.g., the setting, persons present, the sequence of events) to create the desired impact and to maximize the chances of a favorable outcome.

  • Accountability - Willingly accepts ownership for the leadership and effectiveness of the organization; looks for ways to make a difference.

  • Relationships - Tries to build relationships with people whose assistance, cooperation and support may be needed.

  • Confidence - Is willing to speak up to the right person or group at the right time when he/she disagrees with a decision or strategy.

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

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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: Financial Services-6+ yrs, Brokerage Operations-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Brokerage Operations & Trading

Activation Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Expiration Date: Monday, August 13, 2018

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