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Role: Information Governance SME Location: San Antonio, TX or someone who can travel to that location Duration: Full Time Job Description: We are seeking a talented Information Management SME to drive the maturity of the Information Governance and Management practices for our clients. The SME will partner with Information Architects, Governance Advisors to help drive alignment with published Information Governance and Management standards and policies. This role may be responsible for one or more information management functions noted below: Metadata includes defining and documenting data ensuring the information is understood. This may include working with project teams or support teams to define, redefine, or continue maintenance of the metadata. Data Quality includes defining data quality rules ensuring data is measured and trusted. This may include working with project teams to define data quality requirements as well as ensuring ongoing assessments of data quality. Information Lifecycle Management includes archiving and purging of data to meet the needs of the business while reducing corporate risk. Data Security and Privacy includes managing the security of data access as well as privacy of data sharing in compliance with external regulations and internal policies. This may include working with other departments to ensure compliance to GLBA, FCRA, PCI DSS, etc. Master Data and Reference Data includes managing key corporate data to ensure the organization can manage its operations with accurate and consistent information. Roles & Responsibilities: Primary role is to engage with client Architects, Information Governance SMEs, consult and implement best practices and recommended tools. Leverages expert data management knowledge in support of one or many of the information management practices. Determines business requirements and works with business stewards to determine improvement initiatives. Recommends information governance and best practices, tools and associated processes across the enterprise Tasks may include any of the items noted below: Identify and implement process improvements. Lead discussions with cross-functional teams on complex problems. Align best practices and tools based on business needs. Influence or assist with prioritization of work based on criticality and risk Influence others across business areas and levels to implement and enhance information solutions. Responsible for the maintenance and validity of Information Asset Inventories. Champion and support delivery of information in accordance with Information Governance standards and data management practices. Lead the integration of Information Management practices into existing processes including ability to incorporate data management practices into new and emerging information technologies or complex situations. Improve metadata to add increasing value to the organization. Lead the identification of and resolution of complex metadata concerns or issues. Lead Data Lineage collection and stitching to ensure complete end to end data flow of critical data. Development of data quality rules, thresholds, and standard metrics of quality for data elements that support critical business processes in complex situations. Development of controls to mitigate data quality risks including data quality plan development and overseeing the implementation of data quality controls. Define and oversee high risk data quality corrective action plans. Oversee compliance assessment process by reviewing and documenting failures from data quality compliance assessment checks. Analysis of Root Causes to identify existing or merging risks. Identify opportunities to strengthen controls and reduce residual data quality risks. Influence others to implement and improve data quality practices. Develop Master and Reference Data processes and procedures to align with Enterprise Policies and Standards. Ensure quality and maintenance of master and reference data. Develop of archiving and purging strategies and processes for complex situations (Data Warehouses; Data Lakes; etc. Partner with IT and Legal to ensure archiving and purging activities of data is in compliance with legal requirements. Oversee compliance assessment process by identifying and escalating items that may be a risk to the corporation. Partner with IT and other Information Management resources to define and implement complex Access Management strategies in alignment with Information Governance policies. Lead Privacy initiatives through classification and analysis of sensitive data. Ensure compliance and remediation of sensitive data to ensure proper mitigation of inherent risk. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Business or Science discipline required (OR 4 additional years of relevant data and analytics or technical experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree in addition to the minimum years of work experience 8+ years of experience in in an information management practice, business application function, or data delivery, with overall experience of 10+ years in Data & Analytics. Demonstrated expertise to develop and implement of Strategies or Processes related to Information Management in complex situations. Proven experience leading projects or programs in which you applied data management practices and tools to address data management risks and concerns during data lifecycle. Good understanding on the applicability of DataGovOps principles. Advanced SQL knowledge including SQL-based languages. Demonstrates the ability to lead efforts of analysis and resolution of problems or issues; identifies when and how to escalate problems to the appropriate level. Experience in synthesizing key information/data and research in order to recommend information management initiatives that meet business goals. Experience working in Agile Methodology. Demonstrated expert communication skills with the ability to deliver presentations to all levels of management including concise presentation of complex technical details. Indirect leadership of others to deliver results. Demonstrated information management expertise including experience coaching and mentoring Experience with Information Management / Governance tools: IBM's InfoSphere platform, Collibra, Leading Data Quality and Metadata Management Tools Preferred Strong technical acumen, with previous experience performing roles such as Decision Science/Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Engineer, or Data Analyst. At least 5 years of experience working in the Data Quality field, working with Data Quality Management, Metadata Management, Master Data Management, and Information Life cycle Management. Intermediate understanding of the data development life cycle and information management principles (ETL/ELT process, SDLC, metadata management, data quality, etc Experience with tools: Datastage/Informatica (or other ETL platform), Rally. Ability to facilitate executive-level discussions, driving action and accountability. Proven ability to formulate and execute strategic initiatives or programs. Ability to assess and analyze information management or process gaps as well as lead the implementation/remediation of gap Skills : quot;Information Governance" AND "Data Quality" AND Metadata AND (MDM OR "Master Data Management") AND ETL/ELT AND SDLC AND (Datastage OR Informatica OR "Information Governance" AND "Data Quality" AND Metadata AND (MDM OR "Master Data Management") AND ETL/ELT AND SDLC AND (Datastage OR Informatica OR "Information Governance" AND "Data Quality" AND Metadata AND (MDM OR "Master Data Management") AND ETL/ELT AND SDLC AND (Datastage OR Informatica OR "Information Governance" AND "Data Quality" AND Metadata AND (MDM OR "Master Data Management") AND ETL/ELT AND SDLC AND (Datastage OR Informatica Please send your resume to for immediate consideration Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience. Candidates should e-mail resume to address above. Be sure to reference the job number and title in the subject line. Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc

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