IBM Watson Health - Information Governance Architect - Truven/IBM in Austin, Texas

POSITION PURPOSEResponsible for implementing, maintaining and leading data governance and Master Data Management (MDM) initiatives. Collaborates with Business Line data stewards to advance and optimize the adoption of enterprise data marts. Institutes and facilitates governance on enterprise business and technical metadata and data quality routines and frameworks. Leverage data profiling and governance tools to explore data, uncover new insights, to manage data from an enterprise perspective. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Institute, manage maintain Technical and Business metadata glossaries.

  • Assess, manage and maintain business rules oriented around master data management initiatives

  • Profile data from different sources to understand it’s data quality issues and anomalies

  • Navigate complex data environments, combine, and cleanse/transform data from different data sources, and understand data without formal data structure and metadata

  • Maintain necessary processes, controls and procedures to ensure data accuracy and business functionality and comply with data governance, privacy, and security policies

  • Lead and influence customers to adopt DG, MDM & DQ principles while ensuring that the customer takes ownership of their processes.

  • Serve as a coach and mentor to other team members, challenging them to stretch their skillset to the next level

  • Lead or collaborate with Data Architecture teams to ensure that MDM is incorporated into data models to support implementations.

  • Lead or collaborate with Data Integration teams to DQ, Metadata & MDM loading strategies are in place for implementations.

  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to ensure that MDM, Metadata, DQ & DG components are installed correctly and on time.

  • Create MDM, Metadata & DQ architecture & implementation standards

  • Review and provide feedback for data models, implementation strategies, etc. ensuring that MDM, Metadata and DQ standards are met

  • 5+ years of information governance experience at an enterprise level.

  • 5+ years of experience with industry data governance, data quality, and master data management tools

  • 3+ years Master Data Management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience in a data governance role or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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