Charles Schwab Enterprise Business Architect in San Francisco, California
San Francisco - CA, SF211MN, 211 Main St, 94105-1905
Jodi Lynn Cohen
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 at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab 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.
The Schwab Enterprise Architecture (EA) team is looking for a talented and driven Enterprise Business Architect. Working across business and technology leaders, you will drive architecture strategy for business architecture, contributing directly to application portfolio refactoring in several large transformation programs (Application Modernization, Digital).
Specific goals will include; completion of a comprehensive business capability model, integration of business architecture with enterprise models, processes, governance and planning; identification and prioritization of common horizontal platforms and utilities across the firm; consulting, education and mentoring architects and leaders across the firm in business architecture practices.
What you’ll do:
Create and maintain an enterprise business capability model to drive alignment across technology roadmaps and critical business strategies
Define business architecture practices at Schwab, working in concert with key business and technology leaders
Collaborate with stakeholders to define target end state for capability realization, across strategic programs and ongoing project investments
Define the set of strategic, core and support processes that transcend functional and organizational boundaries; identify and describe external entities such as customers, suppliers, and external systems that interact with the business; and describe which people, resources and controls are involved in the processes
Capture goals and objectives across the organization, and their alignment to major technology investments and ongoing governance. Define associated measures and metrics
Describe the primary business functions of the enterprise and distinguish between customer-facing, supplier-related, business execution and business management functions
Identifies synergies between various projects upcoming and in-flight across multiple business units
Maintains strong awareness and acumen of the financial industry trends
What you have:
A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
The ability to recognize structural challenges within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies
Experience with industry recognized business architecture frameworks and methodologies such as TOGAF and BIZBOK.
The ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions
The ability to assimilate and correlate disconnected documentation and drawings, and articulate their collective relevance to the organization and to high-priority business issues
Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business
The ability to visualize and create high-level models that can be used in future analysis to extend and mature the business architecture
Extensive experience planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives
Experience modeling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations
The ability to act as liaison conveying information needs of the business to IT and data constraints to the business; applies equal conveyance regarding business strategy and IT strategy, business processes and work flow automation, business initiatives and IT initiatives, and benefit realization and service delivery
Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus
Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities
Experience in financial, investment management and securities markets are preferred
Key words: Business Architecture, TOGAF, BIZBOK, Business Capability Modeling, Enterprise Architecture
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 at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .
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.
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-6+ yrs
Position Located In: CA - San Francisco
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Expiration Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018