Software Applications Engineer

Charles Schwab - Phoenix, AZ4.1

30+ days agoFull-time
Phoenix - AZ, PHX8040, 8040 South 48th Street, 85044
Anthony Jason Pacheco

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 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:
The Profitability Analysis team develops and maintains the models that measure Schwab’s profitability. Working with enterprise business partners, finance support teams, and onshore and offshore technical resources, the PA team uses activity-based costing methodologies to provide a fully-loaded view of profitability by client segment, product, and delivery channel.

The Sr. Business Process Analyst will support Profitability Analysis, Management Reporting, and Enterprise Finance teams in the production and understanding of data and processes in the Profitability Analysis System, both at the segment/product level and at the client account level as well as supporting 15C process. This position will play a role in improving the quality and depth of profitability-related data by working actively with Profitability Analysis, Technical Support, and Analytics & Business Insight (ABI) groups. This position functions as a data analyst, business analyst, and data consultant.

What you’ll do:
The successful candidate will be able to understand data in the Profitability Analysis system and other platforms, with a business perspective. It is also important to understand the profitability data and the implications from client data. As this role provides support to Profitability Analysis, Technical Support team, and other Enterprise Finance teams, the ability to communicate effectively and deal with a wide range of individuals is a must – from end users of the data to the technical staff in Schwab Technology and at various levels in the organization.

The candidate will also be responsible for understanding the requirements from business partners and prepare business requirements for the technical support team. In addition, it is expected that the candidate will be able to lead initiatives in various development projects. The candidate must be comfortable in facilitating groups and influencing individuals across a range of tenures and working styles. A healthy balance between being an articulate advocate and an objective critic, along with attention to detail while maintaining the bigger picture is essential. The candidate must be a self-motivated and results-oriented individual.

The central responsibility of this open position is to build data and a financial model to help Schwab understand profitability in various channels such as Branches and web.

What you have:
7+ years of experience in data analysis using query tools and 2+ years (or equivalent) experience in financial industry preferred
Experience as a Business Analyst supporting applications within a Finance or Accounting Department
Experience with large corporate level data warehouses and supporting semantic layers which map complex data into familiar business terms
Senior level skills in gathering and documenting functional requirements, identifying options, and translating functional requirements to technical requirements
Strong analytical, problem-solving, influencing, decision-making and interpersonal skills
Experience creating professional grade business documentation, functional specifications, and white papers
Experience interfacing directly with Director/Executive level business and technical partners
Design and Development experience for complex and cross functional projects with emphasis on business process redesign
Capable of interpreting complex SQL for translation into AS-IS functional state
Experience writing SQL (Teradata preferred, or Transact-SQL/ PL/SQL)
Knowledge of technical environments and tools, including TOAD, Teradata, Informatica, Tableau, ERWIN
Experience with Agile Scrum
Knowledge of MS Office applications
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
Ability to drive projects to successful completion
Must be a self-started
Must be able to quickly grasp complex concepts and learn new business functions
Familiarity/Experience within Financial Services, Brokerage Services preferred
In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following desired qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or related field

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.

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: IT-System Administration-6+ yrs, Analyst/Strategy-2-5 yrs, Analyst/Strategy-6+ yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-2-5 yrs, IT-System Administration-2-5 yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-less than 2 yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-6+ yrs, Financial Services-6+ yrs, IT-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs, Accounting and Finance-2-5 yrs, Accounting and Finance-6+ yrs, Financial Services-less than 2 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Activation Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018
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