Sr. Data Specialist Sr. Data Specialist …

Silicon Valley Bank
in Tempe, AZ, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Silicon Valley Bank
in Tempe, AZ, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Sr. Data Specialist
SUMMARY:

Responsible for coordinating the successful delivery of complex Data Governance initiatives involving significant internal and/or external resources within Enterprise Data Management of corporate Finance. Programs include Data Governance working groups and management committees, Data Quality, lineage, and definition projects and assessments; Exercises great latitude in managing the initiation, planning, execution, controlling, and closing processes on projects. Develops business as usual processes to turn projects into operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY:
  • Partners in the development and implementation of detailed project and work plans for efforts within the data governance organization.
  • Develops documentation to support the project planning and implementation process.
  • Consults with and guides business owners to document, implement and maintain the metadata and business rules for the bank's data.
  • Analyzes the data within the bank, identifies issues and makes recommendations to ensure adherence to consistent definitions, business naming standards, development of standard calculations, security requirements, etc.
  • Develops and enforces methods and validation mechanisms for ensuring data quality and accuracy through the warehouse.
  • Entrusted with improving, and maintaining a high level of, data quality.
  • Develops metrics and reporting requirements for ongoing monitoring of the bank's data. Identifies any issuers or anomalies in the quality of data within the bank's systems.
  • Prioritizes the resolution of data quality related issues; counsels business and technology representatives to have them resolved.
  • Have the ability to define templates for artifacts which would be delivered as part of the DG function and interact with stakeholders from the lines of business
  • Support project planning, management, and requirements to ensure best practices are followed with regards to data governance
  • Definition and implementation of Data Quality Controls
  • Makes recommendations to ensure adherence to consistent definitions, business naming standards, development of standard calculations, security requirements, etc.
  • Prioritization of Data Quality issues for remediation
  • Knowledge of industry leading data quality and data protection management practices
  • Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection
  • Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with thoroughness and attention to detail is desired.
  • SQL query skills for independent data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with people across multiple work-streams.
  • Must be able to work independently and proactively to take initiative to solve problem quickly
  • Demonstrated critical thinking: Capacity to learn and independent thinking
  • Action oriented change agent mentality with a strong drive for results.
  • Passion and skills in establishing Data Governance across the Enterprise


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree Information Management Systems, Finance
  • 5-10 years of experience in financial industry
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Data Governance and/or Data Quality
  • Experience with regulated systems in the financial industry a plus.
  • Data Governance & Data Quality
  • Data Analytics
  • Financial Industry experience
  • Proven Experience working in a mid-career role with functional supervision over junior team members
  • Hands on experience with Data Governance tools like Collibra


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