Charles Schwab Corporation

Sr Manager, Software Development Engineering in Test (SDET)

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(8/2/2021 1:18 AM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

Do you want to be part of an enterprise data solutions delivery team managing over 150+ terabytes of data and building the next-generation analytics platform for a leading financial firm with over $3.2 trillion in assets under management? At Schwab, the Data & Rep Technology (DaRT) organization owns the strategy, implementation, delivery, and support of the enterprise data warehouse and emerging data platforms.


We are looking for a seasoned, hands-on Sr. Manager of Software Development Engineering in Test (SDET) who will manage the DaRT Quality Engineering Center of Excellence (COE) team and enable DaRT to achieve consistent, predictable, high-quality delivery by implementing best practices, tools, metrics, automation frameworks, and oversight.

What you are good at

As a Senior Manager, you’ll serve as a strong and versatile hands-on technical leader. You will lead a team of Quality Assurance Data Engineers supporting DaRT data delivery teams. You will deliver high-quality solutions that meet business objectives in a flexible, collaborative, and rapidly changing environment.


You have strong team leadership skills; influence without authority; make and propose needed changes to bring more impact; and possess the ability to hire, guide, coach, and grow exceptional technology teams. You are a visible leader who thrives on developing and motivating future technology leaders. You foster an accountable culture and thirst for technology innovation. Successful leaders at Charles Schwab communicate well with teams and leaders of the organization, have active listening skills, ask questions, and provide good development feedback. You will build strong and highly functional partnerships with the DaRT leadership team and delivery teams. Our ideal candidate is a servant leader who can lead multiple parallel initiatives – big and small – with attention to detail, manages outcomes, is passionate about CI/CD/DevOps/Software Quality Engineering, and has experience managing resources across disparate locations including offshore.

What you have

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience in working on large scale data integration projects
  • Experience testing Data Warehouse, ETL, and Big Data environments and have defined test approaches for testing data warehouse projects
  • Experience in creating testing strategies and engineering best practices related to software test engineering, both manual and automated testing
  • 12+ years of experience in Quality Engineering and management roles
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in the development, execution, and maintenance of automated test scripts
  • Experience in managing test environments, databases, test data setup/management for data development teams
  • Demonstrated ability to define, drive, and communicate strategy and vision and influence across the organization is essential
  • Ability to inspire and influence teams effectively and partner in delivering technology-enabled business solutions that exceed business expectations
  • Hands-on coding experience in Python or Java or any other object-oriented programming language
  • Experience with Jenkins, Bamboo, GIT, Bit bucket, etc.
  • Understanding and implementation of CI/CD/Dev Ops practices, lean methodologies
  • Experience with multiple automation tools such as Selenium Web Driver and grid/Watir, cucumber, NUNIT/JUNIT/TESTNG, etc.
  • Experience with Agile and SWAT/Kanban development practices
  • Hands-on experience with Web services virtualization, mocking, and stubbing
  • Proven experience as a leader/trainer in a large, complex QA organization, with a demonstrated ability to implement scalable automation solutions
  • Proven experience driving innovative testing solutions within a complex, enterprise platform
  • Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and offshore vendors
  • Experience in API test automation, UI automation using Sause labs, Selenium, or any other open-source automation tools
  • End-to-end performance testing guidance, oversight, and resourcing for defined, funded initiatives

Highly Preferable

  • Experience in setting up Testing Center of Excellence (TCOE)
  • Experience in testing Big Data, working with Informatica and Talend ETL tools and Teradata Data Warehouse
  • Experience writing complex SQL statements and PL/SQL code to test data flow and perform data analysis
  • Experience in testing Data Warehouse/Big Data in the cloud environment, preferably in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • General PC knowledge, including Microsoft Office with expert level knowledge of Excel, working knowledge of QA testing software, QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases


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