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Data Steward Program Lead, AVP at State Street

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support Day-to-Day Data Stewardship Operations.

  • Support enterprise data-decision making processes and facilitate discussion to address conflicting viewpoints with the goal of arriving at mutually satisfactory agreements. 

  • Understand the enterprise direction, processes, rules, requirements and deficiencies.

  • Support leads as they guide the business and initiative area steward needs for information sourcing; provisioning; consumption; standardization; and reporting & analytics. 

  • Support the resolution of data, information and processing challenges that are having an adverse impact on the operational environment and/or business performance.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and incorporate it in the data strategy.

  • Participate in projects involving upstream and downstream data flows and processes to ensure compliance with data governance policy.

  • Create reporting around data governance progress for key stakeholders and management.

  • Participate/Initiate data quality efforts working closely with key stakeholders to design, develop and deploy process redesign, and tool implementation, where needed.


Skills and Experience:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to influence staff and customers are required.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills to motivate and influence staff and customers are required.

  • Strong understanding of enterprise data management concepts, principles and practices.

  • Ability to understand data models, data taxonomy, and a deep appreciation of data standards and data quality.

  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities.

  • Excellent project management skills to manage multiple issues simultaneously.

  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Prior business operations role with data focus. Experienced in managing/monitoring data.

  • Self-confidence, high energy and tenacity in bringing issues to closure and moving forward are highly desired.

  • 7+ years of Financial Services Industry preferred.

  • BA/BS Computer Science / Business / MIS (or equivalent work experience to substitute for education).

  • Demonstrated and proven leadership ability along with proven project / people management skills.

  • Proven understanding of regional environment and shows good understanding of global environment.