Data Governance Analyst in Indianapolis, IN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1039654
Data Governance Analyst
  • Assist in the development of client strategy,
  • Define and promote Data Governance practices across the organization,
  • Identify new opportunities to enhance the value of the organization's information
  • Analyze existing data governance activities and recommend enhancements to align with client policies and standards
  • Identify data governance process gaps and work with stakeholders to design solutions to address them.
  • Assist in maintaining and enhancing the Information Inventory utilizing accepted modeling techniques and languages
  • Develop control structures within a simple environment to ensure the accuracy and quality of data through all upstream and downstream data channels.
  • Provide thought leadership and participate with projects that involve any of the upstream or downstream data flows and processes.
  • Ensure controls are in place over applications to ensure the data integrity by performing data integrity gap analysis.
  • Coordinate the resolution of data integrity gaps by working with the business owners and IT.
  • Work with business partners to gather and understand functional requirements, develop complex queries and provide reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong understanding of databases and data structures.
  • Strong analytical and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate facilitation skills with the ability to drive issues to closure.
  • Self-motivated and able to handle tasks with minimal supervision or questions.
  • Ability to deliver a high level of customer service.
  • Ability to write various documents such as functional requirements.
  • Ability to compare technologies and make recommendations to senior members of the team.
  • Understanding of privacy laws and regulations.
  • Basic level proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Intermediate level proficiency with VBA.
  • Basic level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project, and Outlook.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Robust knowledge of data governance best practices and standards
  • Working knowledge of various data storage services, including relational databases, content management repositories, shared file systems, etc
  • Working knowledge of application and data modeling languages and tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage business and technical relationships with internal and external partners at all organizational levels
  • Ability to develop and interpret technical documentation and models, including software and database specifications
  • Ability to identify abstract concepts from concrete designs or implementations
  • Ability to lead meetings with various stakeholders and SMEs, promote vision, build consensus and guide to decisions
  • Ability to elicit requirements from stakeholders, design high-level solutions to address business or technical issues, and guide implementation to completion
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in a formal Data Governance role required
  • 7 - 10 years of experience in a technical or analytical role required

If you are interested please send a copy of your resume to
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