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Data Governance Architect

New York
6 Sep 2022

Financial firm seeks a Manager for Data Architecture and Governance as part of their Enterprise Data Governance (EDG), responsible for realizing the potential of our data and providing the principles, policies, processes, architecture and governance to enable consistent, trusted and usable data to drive accurate data-driven business outcomes.

You will be responsible for partnering across business units, enterprise technology teams, and product/platform teams to define and execute the system certification strategy, driving the consistency, usability, and governance of our data assets across the enterprise.

Based in New York or Phoenix/ Arizona

$160K to $200K total compensation


The Manager will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the development of a strategy and roadmap to execute system certification and associated change management activities (e.g., system certification registration, data management requirements, technology enhancements/remediation, etc.).
  • Identifying and assessing candidate certified systems (i.e., Systems of Origin (SOO), Systems of Record (SOR), and Authorized Data Sources (ADS)) for critical data elements based on definitions, guiding principles, standards of care.
  • Communicating requirements to product/platform teams and driving the implementation of EDG policy and data management standards across certified systems.
  • Managing the system certification process to register certified systems and monitor compliance in alignment with EDG policy and data management standards.
  • Collaborating with technology teams to incorporate architecture principles and design patterns to increase consistency and interoperability of data across the enterprise.
  • Collaborating with product/platform teams to drive architecture and design consistency during platform modernization and data migration initiatives.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in Data Architecture, Master Data Management, authoritative data sourcing strategies, or major data transformation initiatives focusing on advancing curated, high quality enterprise data sets.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks, Agile methodology for data management, big data and cloud data platforms.
  • Solid understanding of Data Management and Data Governance concepts with the ability to be an advocate for architecture that supports governance/management of data.
  • Ability to work and communicate with both business and technical teams at various levels.
  • Proven track record of driving results in a fast-paced environment often with significant ambiguity.
  • Excellent communication skills with a demonstrated ability to engage, influence, and encourage partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment.
  • High degree of organization, individual initiative and personal accountability and resiliency.
  • Ability to solve ad-hoc business problems and drive large-scale projects independently while adhering to deadlines.
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  • Job Reference: 705659844-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Analytic Recruiting Inc.
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application