Data Administrator IV

Sep 19, 2021


Our company will require that an Enterprise Data (Catalog/Governance) Administrator Lead will lead/coordinate/oversee the team on the implementation of a metadata management solution (Alex Solutions) that supports the organization-wide data catalog and data governance activities. This role will also have responsibility for uplifting management discovery and use of data across the enterprise. The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence of the enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards and practices, both at the department and Business and Functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.

Job Summary:

The Enterprise (Data/Catalog) Administrator Lead serves as a point of escalation for the: (i) identification and collection of disparate data products within the organization that support key data strategies and initiatives, (ii) ensuring data quality, governance, and protection issues as well as establish and maintain close working relationships with Business and Functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets, (iii) respond to regulatory protection requirements as well as support the strategic requirements of the department.

Key Responsibilities
Collaborate with IT Manager to develop best practice frameworks, implementation artifacts, and processes that supports the successful and consistent collection, organization, access, and enrichment of metadata to be used by enterprise data consumers for data discovery and assurance of governance.
Provide thought leadership to identifying potential improvements in the enterprise data architecture and supporting data models
Ability to prioritize workloads and shifts in priorities for the team
Strong stakeholder management across IT and the Business
Contribute to the creation, promotion, and implementation of data ownership/stewardship frameworks
Strong attention to detail and quality – understanding the data, not just processing data
Take the lead in improving Metadata Management and Data Governance Framework and how this supports/integrates with the organizations Build/Operate/Maintain model and Project Activity.
Assess and Approve/Reject data related initiatives with regards to the business’s endorsed Data Governance Framework (Policies, Standard, Workflows)
Leading and inspiring a dedicated team of professionals, who come from diverse backgrounds and have varied skillsets across the analytics spectrum – all the way from Data analysts, Data engineers & Data stewards
Serving as a trusted partner to the relevant stakeholders and partnering organizations.
Recruiting, training, retaining and developing people to build a terrific team and culture
Responsible for the implementation and ongoing management of the enterprise Data Catalog (Alex Solutions)
Ownership of the Alex Solutions Ontology configuration and solution design and integration to support the organization’s ongoing data management needs
Drive adoption of the Alex Solutions platform to support the organization’s current and future data related use cases
Demonstrate value realization from the use of the Alex Solutions platform
Desired Skills
A strong communicator and a great listener, enabling you to understand the customer’s primary points of pain
The ability to get the relevant stakeholders engaged and excited about the importance of data management
Solid understanding of Data Management and Data Governance frameworks
Solid technical background and hands-on experience with data management, Data Warehousing, ETL from/to a variety of on premise & Cloud based systems (Mainframe, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, AWS services, Airflow, DBT), analytics.
Understanding of data storage technologies and platforms including RDBMS, NoSQL and unstructured (BLOB).
Understanding of platforms and system topologies, such as on-premise and cloud platforms, network domains, security and firewalls and application APIs.
Understanding of data access technical and user requirements including reporting, analytical and machine learning
Solid understanding of data modelling concepts (conceptual, logical, physical), data catalogue and business glossaries.
Understanding of data governance and stewardship in relation to data quality, security, privacy and business curation.
Understanding of business domain and organizational structures.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Previous experience in Data Steward, Data Architecture, or Technical Information Management roles
ands-on experience with SQL, scripting languages
Alex Solutions Administration skills – RBAC, user management and Ontology design
Data Curation within the Alex Solutions platform
Lineage validation
Fine-grained Lineage analysis


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