Charles Schwab SDLC Data Governance Champion 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 Champion will work directly with local and federated technology governance, oversight, compliance, and project management functions within the Schwab Technology Services (STS) organization to drive adoption of data governance policies, standards, and best practices into Schwab's software development lifecycle (SDLC).

Additionally, the DG Champion will develop and manage evaluation processes and artifacts that track data governance objectives within STS.

This role will report directly to: Managing Director of IT Data Governance.

What you’ll do:

  • Represent the IT Data Governance function on local data governance working groups within STS as well as on STS-wide technology governance bodies.

  • Develop process, methodologies, and materials for evaluating new and existing projects against Schwab data governance policies, standards, and goals.

  • Work with leadership within STS to integrate data governance standards and best practices into project management and software development lifecycle processes.

  • Serve in a consultative role to champion data governance standards and best practices within STS.

  • Ensure proper integration with and use of Schwab’s data governance tools platforms.

  • Drive feedback and input from STS community back into the data governance managemen.t teams

  • Track progress against goals, report on status, issues, and problems to senior management.

  • Participate in development of appropriate data governance-focused audit processes and materials to ensure adherence to applicable standards and policies.

  • Coordinate and drive data governance-related regulatory items across appropriate STS channels.

What you have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of data governance concepts and principles a plus.

  • Knowledge of and experience with typical software application and data architectures/flows.

  • Ability to understand and evaluate application and data architecture documentation and diagrams (SADs, Erwin models, etc.)

  • Governance and compliance experience a plus Highly organized, detailed-oriented person

  • Ability to successfully juggle multiple projects, objectives, and work streams.

  • Self-starter who can navigate and thrive in sometimes nebulous circumstances.

  • Effective group leadership, prioritization skills, and the ability to drive focus and attention on high-impact items.

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-less than 2 yrs, IT-Mainframe (Systems Prog/App Dev)-less than 2 yrs, Risk Analysis, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-less than 2 yrs, IT-System Administration-less than 2 yrs

Position Located In: TX - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Expiration Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017

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