Senior Manager, Data Governance

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Full Time

Job Description

Your Opportunity

Do you thrive helping the business get their most critical questions answered? 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 Data Governance Senior Manager will work closely with business partners across Schwab to define and implement Data Governance practices that deliver a better understanding of our data and improve its health from source through to consumption.

Workplace Flexibility Program: We're proud to support our employees in a working approach that allows you to bring your best self to work - whether that's in the office or remote.
  • Most Schwabbies have the opportunity to voluntarily work in the office or at home based on their preference *
  • When the firm is ready to fully return to the office, employees will have the flexibility of a hybrid work environment, spending some time working remote and sometime in the office.
  • Employees and managers can discuss and decide what works best for them, with additional flexibility available based on their role, business needs, and individual circumstances.

*Subject to change as Schwab is continually evaluating the current environment in order to best care for the safety and well-being of our employees.

What you are good at

The Data Governance Senior Manager role is a key member of the Data Governance Enablement team and reports to the Director of Data Governance Enablement within Data Analytics and Insight's (DAIs) Data Center of Excellence.

This role is primarily responsible for defining, establishing, managing, and advancing key aspects of data governance practices. You will work closely with data stewards, consumers, and risk/compliance managers to build and execute on services or controls that result in trusted information for the firm.

You will...
  • Execute on existing data governance services in order to meeting program objectives, standards and policy.
  • Identify and articulate opportunities to enhance and refine existing data governance services to achieve greater simplicity, scale, and value in alignment with the Firm's overall data governance vision and strategy.
  • Lead on areas of the growing portfolio of data governance capabilities beginning with the exploitation of existing data management tools, such as Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC), to establish a scalable and consumable data management service offerings.
  • Elicit support from both internal and external business partners on new data management opportunities by clearly articulating the expected outcomes that will drive value across the Firm.
  • Collaborate with business and technical teams in requirements collection and use case definition to achieve the development and successful implementation of new, repeatable data governance capabilities at scale.
  • Partner with Data Governance Training and Communications colleagues in order drive and monitor stakeholder adoption as new data governance capabilities are implemented.
  • Follow the standards of working for a Financial Services company and the regulatory demands that come with that.


What you have

  • Data Governance and Data Quality experience. An understanding and hands on engagement in the programmatic capture of business and technical metadata, data profiling, and data quality rules implementation in support of data policies and standards.
  • Data Lineage experience: evidence of having lead projects or worked with technologies that repeatably identify, record, and visualize data as it flows from data sources to key consumption points.
  • Strong data analysis skills and technical knowledge from experience with ETL software, BI tools, relational databases, modelling tools, metadata, stored procedure tools and/or data-warehouses.
  • Leadership skills: evidence of virtual team management or directing projects is essential for managing work to challenging targets and across matrixed deliver teams.
  • Data management skills: experience in working with the growing volumes of information and the ability to understand, research, translate and compile data.
  • Solid familiarity with data governance tools like Informatica EDC and IDQ, Collibra, and data visualization tools such as Tableau are a plus.
  • Experience across multiple agile scrum teams to pull together the comprehensive project plan using collaboration tools such as JIRA and Share point. Experience developing and delivering new capabilities through user stories, training, deployment plans and business change.
  • Strong critical thinking competency; the ability to carefully examine something, consider options, make good recommendations, seek the necessary approvals, and take appropriate actions.
  • An explorer mindset; someone who proactively ventures into unfamiliar areas in search of information.
  • A well-developed collaborative nature; the ability to work effectively with others toward commons goals, values effective relationships and partnering.
  • Versatility and learning agility; you are willing and able to adapt and support different functions across the team.
  • BA/BS (data orientation preferred); MBA and/or MS degree (Desirable). Strong relationship building abilities and partnership skills working with a variety of business and technical associates, and experience working in a highly virtualized environment with partners distributed in multiple locations. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize data and develop recommendations.
  • Strong problem-solving ability: both business and technical level. Proven ability as a self-starter, showing strong initiative.
  • Exposure to AI and machine learning capabilities are a nice to have.
  • Exposure to Cloud Services like GCS are a nice to have.


Why work for us?

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home-today and in the future. Explore further .

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here to see the policy.

Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at or call .

TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.


Company Information

At Schwab, we inspire the driven; individuals who want to take ownership of their career and their future. You are appreciated for your work, respected for your unique strengths and rewarded for the possibilities you create for our clients. Working in Schwab Technology is not just a job; it's an opportunity to do the best work of your life. This team drives Schwab's mission to harness the power of data to deliver the next gen client experience. They relentlessly pursue simplification and modernization, laying the foundation for the digital enterprise. They act boldly together to provide security for our clients and enterprise, safeguarding client trust all while delivering on their core commitments to availability, capacity and project execution with excellence and efficiency. If you are looking to be challenged with projects that stretch and grow your abilities, and push you towards further developing your expertise, apply to one of our openings today.
Dice Id : 10228622
Position Id : 2022-83511
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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