Charles Schwab Data Governance Technical Analyst in Westlake, Texas


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

Mary O'Brien


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 Data Governance Technical Analyst will work directly with Schwab's technical SMEs to operationalize and maintain data governance goals in Schwab’s suite of data governance tools. Specific responsibilities include: Training of data stewards on data governance tools capabilities, policies, and standards Specifying data steward requirements for integration among data governance tools Codification, testing, and change management of data quality rules Partnering with data stewards for required data remediation tool planning, coordination Evaluating and enforcing compliance of IT processes within data governance tool policies and standards Metadata import job specification and testing Specification and creation of data governance reporting/KPIs for data stewards Data profiling specification and analysis Coordination with Data Governance Tools Engineers to ensure successful job completion and proper reporting execution Supporting implementation of upgrades and future developments of data governance tool suites Additionally, the Data Governance Technical Analyst will often be called upon to help champion Schwab data governance policies, standards, and best practices across the STS organization.

What you’ll do:

Typical responsibilities will include: Participation in local data governance reviews, meetings, and working sessions Interaction with SMEs across business units and corporate functions Development of presentations, demonstrations, training, and other materials for championing and educating the company on data governance, data management, and Schwab’s data policies and standards Participation with Global Data Office and STS technical leadership to continuously improve data governance policies and standards Drive continuous improvement and development of best practices for the IDG organization

What you have:

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Information Technology or a related field.

  • 5+ years of data-centric IT work

  • Experience in data modeling, database administration, ETL, database/date warehouse design & architecture, and/or data system business requirements analysis

  • Experience in the financial services industry a plus

  • Experience working in a regulatory, risk and compliance environment and supporting associated projects preferred 5 or more years of data governance, or related experience, with one (1) or more years of recent experience assisting in development of a data governance program

  • Experience with data governance tools including technical and business metadata, data quality, data profiling, and data lineage, etc.

  • Good understanding of data warehousing and associated concepts (OLAP, ETL, Dimensions, Facts, etc.)

  • Ability to think and communicate in both a business and technology context

  • Project management skills including the ability to effectively juggle multiple, simultaneous workstreams with different timelines and demands

Preferred Skills:

  • Masters preferred

  • Must understand the importance and benefits of good data quality, and be able to champion results across functions

  • Ability to understand, translate and communicate abstract concepts/ideas in a clear, concise, and easy to understand communication style

  • Must demonstrate analytical, problem solving and research skills that allow working with problems that are complex and often unique

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, prioritization, decision- making and conflict resolution skills

  • Experience with one or more programming or scripting languages is a plus

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-2-5 yrs, Risk Analysis, IT-System Administration-2-5 yrs, IT-DBA-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Expiration Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

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