IBM SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) Consultant in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

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The IBM SAP Practice is seeking SAP MDM/MDG Techno functional consultants for providing Master data strategy, implementing SAP Master data Management and Governance solutions. The SAP MDM/MDG consultant will define strategies, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, processing and management of information from one or more sources, and the subsequent delivery of information to audiences in support of key business processes. This position provides leadership and oversight of the Data Governance objectives, policies, and procedures. The candidate is expected to have, strong consulting skills paired with strong technical skills, to convey the value of an MDM solution to the client (pros/cons, challenges, requirements needed, etc). Strong understanding or hands-on experience with data quality, data profiling and metadata management. Hands on experience or understanding of data structure classifications, workflow and processes. Hands-on experience leading data definitions development, data quality improvements, data model updates, and troubleshooting efforts of the analytics projects and collaborating with cross functional teams comprised of client groups, project teams, and IT organizations. Experience collaborating data with owners and users/analysts across the customer operations to modify, or implement new repeatable and reliable businesses processes to improve and sustain effective data governance resulting in improved quality and consistency of data used to drive key business decisions.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Real time SOA and batch integration with sources and consumers.

  • Strong, multi domain data repository supporting most industries and use cases.

  • Strong probabilistic matching capabilities for match and search.

  • Stewardship understanding and knowledge / Ability to enable others for Master Data Governance.

  • Support of common implementation styles of MDM.

  • Discovery of data on sources and validation.

  • Master Data Domain experience in one or more of the following data domains (e.g. Product, Customer, Client, Provider, Vendor).

Experience working closely with Data Architects to ensure changes are appropriately synchronized with the metadata strategy and logical data model. Experience leading technical aspects of the delivery of SAP Business Intelligence (BI) solutions & related components, working across business/technology teams to ensure alignment between business solution definition & systems architecture for the organization.

We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years of experience in Master data management (MDM) with expertise in implementing SAP Master Data Governance (MDG).

  • At least 2 years experience with at least one of the major Data Management Solutions for SAP Data Migration (IBM InfoSphere Information Server, SAP Business Objects Data Services, Informatica ETL and Data Quality Suite, Back Office Associates Data migration Suite).

  • At least 8 years experience with SAP ERP implementations.

  • Experience with Data quality tools and reporting.

  • Experience with Data Integration tools to standardize, cleanse and load data.

  • Experience with Collaborative authoring capabilities of master data.

  • Experience in Webdynpro,FPM,BRF+,Data Modelling ,UI Modelling and MDG Rule Based workflow is required.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 6 years of experience in Master data management with expertise in implementing SAP Master Data Governance (MDG).

  • At least 4 years experience with at least one of the major Data Management Solutions for SAP Data Migration (IBM InfoSphere Information Server, SAP Business Objects Data Services, informatica ETL and Data Quality Suite, Back Office Associates Data migration Suite).

  • At least 10 years experience with SAP ERP implementations.

  • Experience designing and architect of MDM solutions.

  • Experience leading and mentoring Master Data Management (MDM) team members.

  • Experience implementing Data Governance Best Practices.

  • Ability to apply MDM concepts across technology platforms (sourcing and vending of Master Data).

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.