Technical Data Steward

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  • Job ID 5210

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Salary (USD):

$87.09 to $96.77 an hour

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The Technical Data Steward is the custodian of the data within their business unit and is responsible for ensuring the data within their business unit is well-managed and fit for intended use. They understand how the data is created, manipulated, stored, and moved in technical system. Drives the operationalization of data governance across their business unit and is empowered to make decisions on behalf of the Business Data Owner.

• Drive the operationalization of data governance for their business unit
• Participate in data strategy planning for their business unit
• Act as a point of contact for the Business Data Owner and Technical Data Steward for governance related questions/concerns
• Ensure all data governance workstreams are implemented for their business unit (Program management; Policies, Standards, and Procedures; Metadata Management; Data Quality; Information Lifecycle Management) to ensure a streamlined data governance model is in place
• Engage with Change Management to conduct onboarding and training for data governance adoption in their business unit
• Identify downstream consumers / uses of data, and act as point of contact to answer questions and address issues related to the data within their business unit
• On behalf of Data Owner and in partnership with Information Security, approve transfers of their business unit’s data
• On behalf of Data Owner, implement governance process for accessing, classifying, and protecting data within their business unit in accordance with polices, standards, and procedures
• May serve as a liaison as necessary with EDG&P office and Business Data Stewards in other business units to ensure consistency of data governance operationalization across all business unit
• Provide and approve definitions, allowable values, and calculation/derivation logic for data attributes
• Ensure business data is identified and inventoried with complete, accurate, and quality metadata
• Work in lockstep with the Technical Data Steward to perform root cause analysis & resolve issues – act as point of resolution prior to Data Owner, EDG&P, and EDGC involvement
• Define and monitor performance metrics, determine gaps in performance, and recommend/implement changes to improve operations related to data governance and risk mitigation
• Proactive individual contributor and mentor to junior staff
• Performs other duties as assigned

• 3-5 years functional and technical expertise in at least 1 analytics or business intelligence application or product
• Familiarity of Data Dictionary, Data Lineage and Data Quality
• Experience with Data projects (Data Migration, Data Warehousing, Data Reporting)
• Working knowledge of: SQL, and Big Data (Data Bricks)
• Desired: Project management experience, as well as strong fundamentals in analytics, data integration, and visualization
• Advanced understanding of business line/competitive environment
• Strong change agent; effective communicator
• Must have technical data knowledge, and ability to handle Technical Data Steward responsibilities when none is assigned for respective data domains
• Experience with system administration (Azure, Microsoft and Power BI)
• Desired – In-depth knowledge and experience in Banking/Finance/Investments, familiar with terminology, concepts and business processes and systems
• Desired – Understanding of data governance industry best practices
• Desired -Familiarity with industry standards and regulations
• Bachelor’s degree in business, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $87.09 to $96.77 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

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