Charles Schwab Corporation

Data Solution Architect

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(9/4/2020 1:58 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Data Solution Architect who has a passion for data and the new technology patterns that critical business and customer workflows.  We need someone passionate and experienced in architecting fast and scalable data systems that power our core business. As a Data Solution Architect, you will be responsible for partnering with product and technology leaders to understand and interpret solution requirements.  The role also includes working with solution, platform and enterprise architects to ensure technical integrity and consistency of solutions with Schwab’s strategy and standards.  Hands on experience designing and implementing high volume transactional data systems with multiple delivery channels. This role requires someone excited to advance a team through the transition from traditional data solutions to emerging data patterns.

What you are good at

  • Building and developing business relationships with our stakeholders – Product Owners, Users, Enterprise Technology Architects
  • Working with business product owners to understand business requirements and use cases
  • Creating technical and business solutions architectures (logical and physical)
  • Resolving questions during design and implementation of architecture
  • Evaluating tools for use case fit, perform vendor/tool comparisons and presenting recommendations
  • Contributing to the capability roadmaps for customer facing products
  • Reviewing schemas, data models and data architecture for data environments
  • Assisting team members in interpreting scope, estimating impact/work and approving the estimates for distribution. 
  • Prototyping solutions for specific use cases
  • Advising peers and business partners on fit-for-use and technical complexities
  • Partnering with other technical leaders for solution alignment with strategy and standards
  • Architecture, design and governance of data to be compliant with existing and emerging security standards (PCI-DSS, HIPPA, GDPR, …)
  • Governing growth and usage of data in a highly agile development environment in compliance with enterprise level architecture standards


What you have

  • Oracle expertise: Architecture and design for databases with at least 30+ TB of data in a 99.99 SLA environment with remote redundancy
  • SQL Server expertise: Managing a collection of 20+ SQL Server databases in a clustered environment
  • Working knowledge of building an effective transactional Data System
  • Data modeling: Experience in data model design for both Relational and No-SQL (Mongo)
  • Strong SQL experience with the ability to develop, tune and debug complex SQL applications
  • Data processing and ETL in both on-premise and cloud native solutions (Informatica, GCP)
  • High volume data processing, file handling, and data integration with internal and external consumers
  • Experience in designing and implementing data streaming systems using modern technology (e.g. Kafka, Flink, Storm)
  • Experience with writing proposals, Project Planning & Management, Technical Solution Design & Execution
  • Fluent understanding of best practices for building Data Lake and analytical architectures on the Cloud
  • Expertise in schema design, developing data models and proven ability to work with complex data is required
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud including Data Flow, Big Query, and Cloud Composer is preferred


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