SR. BA-Data Governance in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job #:  865091

Sr. Business Analyst Opportunity - Data Governance 

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment (NYSE: ASGN) to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Sr. Data Governance Business Analyst for a client in Cambridge, MA.

The details for the role are below. If interested in learning more please send an updated resume in MS Word format to Brianna Andre,

Here are the details:

  • Position: Sr. BA - Data Governance 
  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Duration: 1+ year
  • Rate: Negotiable based on experience 

Must haves: 

  1. MDM Background-data domains experience
  2. Use Cases- proof of concept documentation experience 
  3. Governance perspective-methodology

Nice to haves:

  1. Pharma
  2. AWS experience


Team Dynamics/Culture:  Fast paced, iterative environment,  lots of moving parts,  multiple locations.

Description: The Data Governance analyst works with management to help ensure successful execution of the data governance program across business areas through the implementation of data governance and data management activities and solutions while working in partnership with business data stewards, quality and IT teams.

  • Serves as an analyst and helps in the development and execution of the Data Governance Strategy, working with the Reporting Manager and Director.
  • Coordinates with reporting and operational data stewards to create measure definitions for reports and dashboards.
  • Ensures reports are operationally meaningful and recommends improvements and solutions.
  • Maintains communication with data stewards to ensure visual formatting of reports adheres to organizational standards.
  • Collaborates with the Data Governance leadership team and report developers to ensure consistency across reports in terms of data definitions and lineage, as well as enlists business unit support to take ownership and responsibility for data definitions and data quality.
  • Collaborates with the Data Stewards, Architecture, and Information Technology to prioritize and resolve: data sourcing, business rules, data aggregation, data distribution, and data consumption.
  • Ensures operational data stewards define data quality business rules, creates and maintains business glossary; works with source system owners to profile and remediate data quality issues.
  • Creates enterprise policies, guidelines and processes for governing data and metadata across the organization.
  • Develops accurate metadata for source systems, operational data stores, data warehouse and data marts.
  • Establishes and maintains programs to monitor and measure data governance adoption and achievement of program objectives.
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate enterprise reporting library with associated reporting metadata.
  • Working with data stewards and report developers to identify the most appropriate reporting data source and tool.
  • Documents and maintains data governance activities, maintains logs, and records issues and corresponding resolutions.
  • Serves as escalation support for data management, and leads the development of training documentation for users on as-needed basis.

For this opportunity, you will also be eligible for benefits through Apex for the contract period, 401K, a W2 hourly rate, weekly pay, and direct deposit!