Charles Schwab Global Data Technology Senior Architect in Austin, Texas

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 http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab 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:

At Schwab, the Global Data Technology (GDT) organization governs the strategy and implementation of the enterprise data warehouse and emerging data platforms. We help Marketing, Finance, Risk and executive leadership make fact-based decisions by integrating and analyzing data. The Global Data Technology organization (GDT) enables a competitive advantage by building out and maintaining capabilities that allows us to quickly capitalize of Schwab’s data assets. Our team delivers innovative client experience capability and rich business insight through robust enterprise data integration.

We are looking for a Solutions Architect who has a passion for data and the new technology patterns that support business insight and analytics. This individual will provide architectural leadership efforts for the strategic integration of data solutions platforms involving a wide variety of tools and technologies. This role with collaborate with Schwab’s Enterprise and Application Architecture functions to appropriately position Data Platforms within overall IT ecosystem role for a modern IT landscape, integrating analytics into operational processes.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop the enterprise data technology strategy and information architecture across and including Big Data/Hadoop, Master Data Management, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, etc.

  • Lead the Capabilities Roadmap for emerging platforms

  • Develop technologies and tool selection principles and processes to accelerate high-quality decision making for platform evolution

  • Co-create platform capabilities to integrate data management best-practices within analytic and operational solutions

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology disciple or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of experience in an enterprise data architecture role driving data and information related governance and strategy with more than 3+ years specializing in big data architecture or data analytics. (Big Data, DW, ETL platforms)

  • Strong, in-depth experience in data modeling and experience with business intelligence systems (dimensional modeling, data mining, predictive analytics).

  • Knowledge and experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL and Map-Reduce and other industry BigData Frameworks

  • Broad based architecture acumen: Database architecture, ETL, SOA, Cloud, etc

  • Comfortable in multi-terabyte production environments

  • Knowledge of data management, data quality, data management with in-depth expertise of data optimization strategy.

  • Ability to execute projects using an agile approach in a multi-disciplinary, matrix environment.

  • Strong organizational, critical thinking, facilitation capabilities and the interpersonal skills necessary to assess complex problems, analyze options, navigate diverse perspectives and objectives and develop appropriate data management solutions

  • Ability to recognize and identify patterns in data relationships from disparate systems.

  • Strong work ethic, positive demeanor, and drive to see projects through to successful completion. Assertive and proactive and have the ability to bring out the best in others.

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 http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

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.

Position Located In: TX - Austin