Business Systems Analyst - Data Solutions
Charles Schwab Corporation
 Westlake, TX

Your Opportunity

The Business Systems Analyst (BSA) role in Global Data Technology (GDT) at Schwab is primarily responsible for being the information conduit between business product owners and ETL development resources. This requires an ability to elicit and refine requirements with business participants, assess the existing GDT data assets, identify the impact from the current requirements, and design an effective implementation framework to address those requirements. As a result, candidates must be articulate, demonstrating a proven ability to communicate effectively, clearly, and concisely, applying these abilities as they articulate technical requirements to non-technical audiences, and vice-versa.

What you're good at

Candidates must demonstrate a basic understanding of data warehouse components; and, the ability to elicit information, analyze that information, and iteratively refine an understanding until clarity is achieved. Implicit in this is the ability to analyze scenarios, driving to understanding of root issues, performing causal assessment, and synthesizing this information into solution designs targeted at answering the issue. Candidates must be detail oriented, with a focus on ensuring the information gathered captures the full scope of the business issue, with clear delineation of MVP and fully implemented end-state.

What you have

  • Demonstrable understanding of basic data warehouse concepts
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Analytical capability for:
  • Driving understanding to clarity
  • Breaking a problem into well-defined components
  • Root cause identification for issue type topics
  • Basic understanding of:
  • Relational database concepts
  • Data transformation process design
  • Business communications
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Curiosity that drives one to obtain a basic understanding of some of the use cases for big data environments and tools in a data warehouse ecosystem
  • Desirable Additional Skills
  • Prior experience with Enterprise complexity Data Warehouse implementations
  • Experience with Teradata and/or Informatica
  • Working knowledge of brokerage services
  • Working knowledge of banking services
  • Understanding of regulatory framework applicable to financial services and banking industries