Charles Schwab Product Owner/Business Analyst in Lone Tree, Colorado
Lone Tree - CO, DENR2, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124
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Reference Data Management team is responsible for consuming, packaging and delivering quality fundamental data, services and tools for Mutual Funds, Equities, Options, ETFs and Index from Fundamental Data Master (FDM), to internal and external partners to enhance Client and Rep experience at Schwab. The group's goal is to maintain Schwab’s leadership position as one of the premier destinations for investing and to continue to add value to clients, partners and Schwab’s bottom line. FDM is a complex platform that translates information from multiple market data providers into transparent, timely, accessible information for Schwab clients, such as institutional, retail and retirement investors.
What you’ll do:
Working in a team environment, the Product Owner plays a key role in managing a number of significant initiatives, projects, and platform enhancements. The new hire will serve as a subject matter expert for the fundamental data related to FDM platform across the firm. The role will work with key business stakeholders to help ensure that fundamental data is distributed to our partners for the client offerings and help identify opportunities for the product solutions. He or She will play a role in designing, developing and implementing new Aggregated Security Data Services; a single, authoritative, high performance, high-availability API for Reference Data attributes across the firm. The role will be expected to help with the Software Development Life Cycle process; User Requirement Specifications, High Level Design, Consumer onboarding and business sign off. This position will work closely with business partners within consumer management, client experience, web platform services, project management, compliance, legal and technology groups.
Key Responsibilities :
Business Function for the Fundamental Data Master
Assessing business requirements and leading collaboration between business units.
Plays a pivotal role in publishing Golden Copy of the Performance data.
Agile Product Owner
Creates User Stories and prioritizes the backlog
Participates during sprints, monitors progress, and follows platform overall vision
Grooms and refines the backlog before every sprint
Owns the acceptance or rejection of stories, sprints, and releases
Assists in the execution of companywide initiatives, for all the security type coverage
Preforms FDM administrative tasks
Works well with agile cross-functional team
Grooms and refines the backlog
What you have:
Bachelor’s degree required
5+ years of fundamental and market data experience preferred
Extensive Knowledge of different security types (Mutual Funds, Equities, Options, ETFs and Index from Fundamental Data Master)
Agile project management experience preferred
Familiarity using SQL to extract and analyze data
Advanced knowledge of Excel and other MS Office Products and applications
Strong analytic thinking skills, be able to effectively research and resolve business issues arising in various operating environments
Ability to execute with an agile project management framework
Demonstrated experience with major market reference data providers and their products
Strong written and verbal communication skills
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
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Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Project Management-6+ yrs, Financial Services-6+ yrs, IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs, Analyst/Strategy-6+ yrs, Communications-6+ yrs
Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree, CO - Denver
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Expiration Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019