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Data Management Consultant-10896-IL in Northbrook, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job #:  960390

Description: Data Management Senior Consultant II Role
The Data Management Senior Consultant II role is responsible for leading process execution of complex, high priority initiatives with data management and data privacy compliance impacts to the enterprise. This role requires innovative thinking to enable key capabilities and on-board the user community to an automated data management and data provisioning solution. A strong product mindset coupled with excellent communication skills are required to effectively influence multiple levels of leadership to deliver on prioritized business outcomes. A strong emphasis placed on delivering capabilities that enable management of data definitions and taxonomies, metadata curation for critical data assets, business data flows, technical data lineage, sensitive data discovery, and enabling data privacy compliance.

Key Responsibilities
* Proactively contribute to the common vision and communication, including living into the enterprise commitment of treating data as a corporate asset
* Translate business requirements to enable data management capabilities around creating, curating, and managing data definitions and taxonomies, datastore structural information, business data flows, technical data lineage, and sensitive data discovery in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment
* Facilitate information gathering sessions to onboard and support user community. Partner with user community to align on which data management solutions meet their needs
* Develop and author data management process documentation to educate the user community of best practices and provide guidance and recommendations on implementation
* Drive problem solving and issue resolution to ensure task completion by establishing priorities and resolving conflicts with team members, functional mangers, and senior leaders
* Identify technology and process constraints, driving mitigation strategies for complex and/or critically important initiatives
* Manage complex work through a cohesive plan that outlines objectives, timelines, risks, and deliverables, ensuring the most important work moves forward. Proactively and clearly communicate risks, issues, and status to leadership at multiple levels
* Function as a subject matter expert (SME) for data management best practices, including data definitions and taxonomies, metadata management of critical data assets, business data flows, technical data lineage, sensitive data discovery, and data privacy compliance

Qualifications
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

Education:

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

Required:
* Bachelor/MBA degree required in fields such as business, math, computer science, library science
* 5-7 years of business experience
* Sound experience with data management tools such as Informatica AXON, Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, Informatica Secure@Source, Atlas, Infosphere
* Deep knowledge of data governance, metadata management, and data privacy compliance principles
* Ability to design and lead dynamic projects that are complex and/or critically important
* Advanced ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex and ambiguous projects given aggressive timelines; comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic business environment
* Strong decision-making capabilities and ability to draw meaningful conclusions and recommendations
* Advanced ability to develop and/or revise tactics to support changing strategies and direction
* Advanced skill in motivation, organization, analysis, coaching, and facilitation of teamwork
* Effective written and verbal communication skills; able to clearly communicate project decisions to leadership at multiple levels
* Strong interpersonal skills; effectively influence others to gain alignment on project decisions
* Ability to structure documents to effectively communicate with senior management to drive alignment and decision making
* Intermediate technical knowledge related to various data platforms

Nice to Have:
* Experience in IT in technology architecture, operations, and design related discipline
* Experience working within agile methodologies
* Canonical data modeling experience
* Experience with json and avro structures
* Experience in the insurance industry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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