Charles Schwab Corporate Operational Risk Data Analyst in Westlake, Texas


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

Pamela Ferrell


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:

In Corporate Operational Risk, our purpose is to govern, oversee, and continually improve the operational risk program through supporting and challenging business partners and raising risk awareness and understanding to improve risk based decision making. We look to minimize operational risk impacts across all of the firm and its subsidiaries and affiliates. We do this through fostering a risk culture consistent with the core values of the firm of loyalty, One Schwab, operating discipline and innovation.

Under the umbrella of Data, Infrastructure, and Reporting, The Data Team seeks to hire a quantitative analyst to support Corporate Operational Risk by applying statistical methods to structured and potentially unstructured data to help drive effective business decisions.

What you’ll do:

  • Apply statistical knowledge to analyze data and conduct experiments, interpret and summarize the results

  • Drive business impact by influencing management with data-driven recommendations that are actionable

  • Build relationships with business partners and maximize cross-functional resources to support a fact-driven and "through clients' eyes" decision-making culture

  • Create and deliver high-impact presentations in PowerPoint and clearly communicate methodologies and results

  • Assist in the development of tools to perform on-going reporting, analysis, and tracking

  • Create written procedures and documentation of various analytic processes

This is a summary only and duties and responsibilities may be changed from time to time, or over time.

What you have:

Business Requirements/Competencies:

  • Ability to review, summarize, and analyze data via standard statistical methods as well as to develop new, analytical solutions relative to the specific requirements and datasets of interest;

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to develop concise and effective presentations tailored to specific audiences;

  • Superior analytical skills, creativity in problem solving, and attention to detail;

  • Self-motivated and able to bring projects to conclusion;

  • Ability to manage and execute against multiple initiatives;

  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills, especially in cross-functional teams;

  • Comfort in a dynamic, fast-moving, and matrix work environment;

  • Risk Management experience preferred but not required;

  • Knowledge of financial services and/or broker-dealer business operation is helpful;

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (statistics, mathematics, physics, economics) preferred;

  • High degree of autonomy.

Technical Experience/Competencies:

  • Advanced Excel skills;

  • Advanced skills with one or more analytical tools, such as SAS EG, JMP,R ,MATLAB, Python, highly desired;

  • Experience with Oracle PL/SQL, TOAD for Oracle, SQL, VBA, Teradata a plus;

  • Understanding of a relational data model and experience in data extraction across multiple related objects/tables;

  • Knowledge of applied statistical methodologies including least squares regression, logistic regression, sampling methodologies, time series, survival analysis, cluster analysis, categorical data analysis, decisions trees, multivariate methodologies, non-parametric techniques, principal components, and linear programming techniques

  • Prior experience with reporting with a variety of tools including PowerPoint.

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. 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: Analyst/Strategy-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Westlake

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Risk Management

Activation Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Expiration Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018

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