Data Steward

  • e Primary
  • Jan 13, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description


  • Requires data profiling and data quality assessment.
  • SQL required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one's time.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
  • Strong knowledge of database management software.
  • Skills: Review and approve the testing of programs or databases.
  • Education/Experience: Associate's degree in computer programming or equivalent training required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility includes understanding existing data feeds, source, timing.
  • The main function of a data steward is to coordinate changes to computer databases, test, and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems.
  • A typical data steward is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures to safeguard the computer database.
  • Review existing databases and database management systems and direct programmers and analysts to make changes.
  • Coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations.
  • Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project.
  • Approve, schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements to computer systems.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
  • Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.

What are the three most important qualifications?

  • Data Analysis/Profiling
  • SQL Skills
  • Data Quality Assessment
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