Data Steward

  • Fusion Solutions, Inc.
  • Jan 12, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

100% Remote

Data Steward (64109)

The Data Steward partners with other strategy analysts and data stewards to facilitate data certification, the use of metadata playbooks, standards and policies, and support the overall data stewardship community in managing the ongoing health of our data assets. This team will work closely with business stakeholders and technology partners to champion a data-centric culture and ensure we have an engaged and empowered community of data allies and stewards around our business data domains.

The primary teams will be the central team in data governance responsible for coordinating data stewards, and the data stewardship community that is in our business areas. Our data stewards are led by a data owner in each domain, as well as a data steward team leader. The person in this position will interact with various technical stakeholders in the data and technology teams, who often have SME knowledge about the firm's existing or planned data structures.

In this role you will:

• Serve as the primary business contact representative responsible for the clear definitions of data, ensuring the correct usage and context of data, enforcing policy/security/privacy requirements and maintaining data quality and integrity within a respective business data domain and/or subject area.

• Serve as the primary business contact representative responsible for identification and definition of data in response to regulatory, legal, and audit requests and partner with technology delivery teams to ensure valid and controlled production of required data.

• Oversee the data lifecycle including operational and administrative management of data and overall data curation

• Provide metrics on metadata descriptions from data sources to measure completeness of descriptions and compliance with metadata standards

• Drive discussions on data definition, taxonomy and classification based on lineage and transfer / business transformation data

• Define and assists in implementing specific data quality requirements and present metrics documenting adherence and improvements to data quality rules

• Assist in development and maintenance of business requirements / classifications of data (e.g., retention, security classification, etc.)

• Help identify metadata-related inconsistencies across business areas and frame resolutions

• Partner with other members of the data stewardship community and with regulatory and compliance teams to analyze any impact from regulatory landscape changes

Requirements

• Minimum of 4 years experience directly related to Wealth Management / Financial Services industry, functional and/or technical area of expertise.

• 2 years experience in data management, data governance, data quality, master data management, and/or designing and implementing functional systems and data in a structured process preferred

• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to establish and cultivate relationships with key partners

• Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment

• Ability to summarize complex information and concepts and clearly communicate up to Senior Management

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects along with recurring responsibilities, and adjust to changing priorities with minimal leader input

• Ability to research data definition, usage and flow to gain expertise in existing systems

• Ability to create new business processes and data usage to promote efficiency

• Expert troubleshooting skills to investigate resolve and escalate problems. Identifies need for technical assistance to help in problem resolution.

Preferred Qualifications

• Enterprise mind-set with ability to balance flexibility vs standardization

• Understands and can apply key data stewardship and data governance concepts

• Data and business analysis skills, including strong documentation skills (technical writing a plus)

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