Job Description

Your 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’re good at
The Senior Team Manager (STM), Product Owners will play a critical role between Business and Technology. The STM will engage with Business stakeholders in order to define business requirements for requested enhancements, and ensure the expected outcomes are delivered. The STM 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 working with 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
+ Build strong relationships with key business and technology partners
+ Prioritize and manage the platform roadmap and deliverables, provide updates to management
+ 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, and roadmap
+ 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+ years Product Management experience required
+ 5+ years of experience in Direct Team Management required
+ BA/BS degree required
+ 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 preferred
+ 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
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.
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