Lead Data Steward / Business Analyst at Kforce Inc

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

Job Description:


Kforce has a client seeking a Lead Data Steward/Business Analyst in Miami, FL (Florida).


  • The Lead Data Steward/Business Analyst will steward data within a hybrid top-down and bottom-up (agile) data governance environment, where adoption can be driven through company-wide standards imposed from above or through the regular workflows of data users

  • Serve as subject matter expert for our critical data and analytics assets and help users find and access the information they need

  • Analyze, understand, and provide mappings for data requests to support the data products team

  • Facilitate standardization of business definitions by identifying key business terms for standardization, working with the appropriate stakeholders to converge on consistent definitions, and associating said definitions with their authoritative sources

  • Collect, triage, and resolve questions and issues with data

  • Define and monitor data quality rules and standards for data and analytics assets, and facilitate issue remediation with the appropriate stakeholders and decision makers

  • As a Lead Data Steward/Business Analyst, you will develop a deep understanding of the data lifecycle within our core business processes and work with data architecture and modeling teams to establish and refine the enterprise semantic data model

  • Harmonize user-generated data definitions and communicate best practices to the larger organization

  • Establish data validation rules upon creation, identify automation opportunities to reduce manual data entry, and work with architecture and engineering to ensure data is synchronized across systems

  • Manage metadata, including business rules, and operationalize, administer, and train our associates on our enterprise data cataloging solution

  • The Lead Data Steward/Business Analyst will facilitate data provisioning process by working with data owners and establishing efficient workflows


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related field, or relevant work experience

  • 7+ years of experience in Data Stewardship, Metadata Management, and/or Enterprise Data Management

  • Comfortable with an agile data management approach that focuses on empowerment and quick iterations

  • Expertise with Database Management Systems, SQL, Data Warehouses, and Metadata Management including data lineage, source to target mapping, and business rules and definitions

  • Experience with semantic data modeling and test data management tools is a significant plus

  • Experience in modern data cataloging tools such as Alation and data.world

  • Basic proficiency in SQL to be used for data profiling

  • Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others from varying roles, background, and skillset

  • Ability to work with data modelers to inform enterprise data model design with core business entities and data elements

  • Experience in the homebuilding industry is a plus

  • Experience with business process management as it relates to data quality is a plus

  • Comfort working in the gray as we define new processes

  • Strong organizational skills along with excellent communication skills with respect to both technical and non-technical audiences at various levels of the organization

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to help set the direction and drive that direction successfully

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless
and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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