Job Description :
Job Title : Data Quality

Location : Foster City, CA


Senior DQ Lead Role:

Data Quality analysts will work closely with Data Product and Data Platform teams to test new features, ensure documented test coverage and raise awareness of quality as an imperative from design to implementation, and on-going quality checks and controls to ensure data products can reliably use the data platforms and get consistent outcomes.
You''ll work closely with Product Managers, Engineering, and Business Operations Data Stewards to define and implement analytics and BI data quality standards and tracking practices across our organization.
Responsibilities:
You will work closely with analysts and data stewards to define and implement strategies to guarantee the quality of the data used for BI and Analytics Data Products. You will set up best-in-class process, working with our technology and data engineering partners, that will guarantee results and operate in agile cycles. You need to be a leader with excellent communication skills who challenges the team to solve critical problems and develop innovative solutions. These solutions will ensure that we meet departmental goals for quality and regulatory commitments.

Create visibility on quality and state of data and present the same with business context for appropriate use.
Design, manage, and maintain relevant data quality practices, standards, methodologies, and metrics.
Utilize fact and data-driven metrics to communicate results, promote cross-functional communication and ensures adequate information flow within the organization.
Drive continuous improvement through the strengthening of quality tools, skills, infrastructure, and process improvements required to achieve business objectives.
We’re looking for skilled and passionate individuals who can work across a range of data platforms and interact with stakeholders/partners across the company. The perfect candidate can apply a breadth of knowledge, deep technical skills, and strategic thinking to develop best practices for custom data pipelines and business intelligence/analytic systems, solve our company’s most significant data challenges and accomplish key strategic data initiatives.

This is a global position that will contribute in increasing development and usage of data across multiple lines of business and geographies for BI and analytics. You’ll have the opportunity to have a direct impact on the business in this critical role.

Other areas of influence:

·       Contribute directly to development of analytics data management and stewardship strategy

·       Recommend data products and services improvements to create data usage standards and best practices.

·       Interface across the organization to answer challenging analytical questions related to the business data.

·       Participate actively in data representation; data standards; and policy as it pertains to Business Intelligence and Analytic products and solutions.

·       Support Requirements Analysis, Present Technical Information, and enable Problem Solving.

·       Become an expert in Visa data (internal and external) to quickly determine the best way to put information together. Provide guidance to the Visa teams on data.

·       Collaborate with partner teams to optimize, develop and align key metrics to meet business needs.

·       Supports repository management, data warehouse design, data access administration, and formulation of enterprise-specific data metrics.

·       Implements industry standards and industry best practices for data delivery.

Qualifications:?

·       BS or MS in Computer Science or other Science/Engineering related field or significant demonstrable professional work experience.

·       +8 years in Data Management or Analytics, with at least +3 years’ experience in SQL programming and data analysis in Finance or Payment Services s industries, with clear understanding of payments industry data and metrics.

·       Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor.

·       Strategic and analytical ability to synthesize and organize data/information into actionable recommendations with clear customer and shareholder impact.

·       Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.

·       Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

·       Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc

·       Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Microsoft Word) to create database tables and reports.

·       Expertise in BI and data warehousing principles including data modeling, data quality, extract/transform/load process as they apply to data preparation for BI/ Analytic solutions. 

·       Experience with data modeling tools and techniques.

·       Must work well in highly collaborative, matrixed and team oriented environment.

·       Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communications skills - capable of developing well-structured communications and presentations.