Charles Schwab Corporation Sr Business Analyst - Global Data Solutions

14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Do you thrive helping the business get their most critical questions answered quickly? Have you worked in an environment where you have helped create a data driven culture? We are looking for a talented individual who is passionate about helping the business drive insights from data. The Business Analyst will dive deep into Schwab's data lake with the goal to provide clarity, shared understanding and to provide requirements for technology teams to design a data and analytical environment focused on speed to insight. What you'll do: * Work with business users & source system experts to understand analytical and reporting expectations, underlying source data and associated business rules * Work within an agile environment to understand business expectations and prepare user stories and acceptance criteria for consumption by the sprint teams * Use SQL to analyze source data, identify data quality issues and understand how the data matches business processes * Document, articulate and explain technical issues in simple, straightforward ways that are understandable by technical as well as non–technical stakeholders * Present persuasive information in varying technical depth to different audiences * Lead requirements gathering meetings with high level executives as well as front line employees * Communicate effectively within a geographically diverse company, both within the immediate team and with business users across the organization * Be a promoter of enterprise standards around data and data processes and a role model for a data driven culture * This position requires technical skills, excellent time management, prioritization capabilities and an aptitude for critical thinking * BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical degree or equivalent experience * 6–8+ years of experience analyzing complex source databases * Advanced SQL skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a blend of business acumen and technical aptitude * Must have experience working with agile teams * Experience working with data on Hadoop a plus, * Experience with any/all Business Data Management (BDM) concepts; Data Migration, Data Quality, Data Synchronization, Data Administration, Data Governance and Metadata Management * Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions * Influence through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas * Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team * Self–starter who is analytical, organized and deadline oriented * Able to work under minimal supervision * 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 Lone Tree – CO, BRCOQ4, 9899 Schwab Way, 80 Lance Alan Britton –3265, 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 . 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