Data Governance Analyst, Assistant Vice President

State Street Corporation
Quincy, USA
Nov 28, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
With immediate effect we are looking for experience Data Steward and/or Data Governance Analyst to join State Street Bank & Trust in Massachusetts, US. The main purpose of this position is to assist the information/data governance team in the execution of data governance framework, policy, standards for the Financial Crimes and Compliance (FCC) organization. This position assists in the implementation of an enterprise data governance program.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As a Data Steward (AVP) you will
  • The Data Steward (AVP) is a key position responsible for identifying and resolving all types of data issues working with Business Unit core team and functional Data Stewards, IT, Enterprise Data Governance & Management to ensure high levels of data quality, integrity, privacy, availability, security and usability and adherence to Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Support Day-to-Day Data Stewardship OperationsSupport enterprise data-decision making processes and facilitate discussion to address conflicting viewpoints with the goal of arriving at mutually satisfactory agreements.
  • Understand the enterprise direction, processes, rules, requirements and deficiencies. Support leads as they guide the business and initiative area steward needs for information sourcing; provisioning; consumption; standardization; and reporting & analytics. Support the resolution of data, information and processing challenges that are having an adverse impact on the operational environment and/or business performance. Identify opportunities for improvement and incorporate it in the data strategy.
  • Participate/Initiate data quality efforts working closely with key stakeholders to design, develop and deploy process redesign, and tool implementation, where needed.
  • Develop control structures within the FCC environment to ensure the accuracy and quality of data through all upstream and downstream data channels.
  • Ensure controls are in place over applications to ensure the data integrity by performing data integrity gap analysis.
  • Catalogue meta data for the division.
  • Establish data lineage for critical data elements and perform simple data profiling
  • Build the necessary data quality controls working with the IT team
  • Coordinate the resolution of data integrity gaps by working with the business owners and IT.
  • Monitor the incoming data feeds and alert any issues in the data supply-chain
  • Perform data wrangling and data analytics using BI tools like Spotfire, Tableau etc.,
  • Perform User Acceptance testing for data management SDLC
  • Work with business partners to gather and understand functional and data requirements, develop use cases / stories for the technology team.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to influence staff and customers are required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to motivate and influence staff and customers are required.
  • Strong understanding of enterprise data management concepts, principles and practices
  • Ability to understand data models, data taxonomy, and a deep appreciation of data standards and data quality
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate facilitation skills with the ability to drive issues to closure
  • Excellent project management skills to manage multiple issues simultaneously.
  • Foster company success through a professional approach, being courteous to customers with positive attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative within agreed boundaries
  • Prior business operations role with data focus. Experienced in managing/monitoring data
  • Self-confidence, high energy and tenacity in bringing issues to closure and moving forward are highly desired.
Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of Financial Services Industry is required. A good understanding of information management practices including information lifecycle management, data modelling, master data management and carrying out business audits and requirements gathering (essential)
  • BA/BS Computer Science / Business / MIS (or equivalent work experience to substitute for education)
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities
  • Understanding of meta data catalog and data mappings, databases and data structures, data models and data domains as well as data governance standards (essential)
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Business Intelligence tools like Tableau, Spotfire, Power BI etc (essential)
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to create clear requirements, specifications and documentation (essential)
  • Business analyst experience interfacing between business stakeholders and IT (essential)
  • Demonstrated and proven leadership ability along with proven project / people management skills.
  • Experience working in AML, Compliance and Risk domains (desirable)
  • Have done data management in traditional and/or cloud based (Hadoop) data lake environments (desirable)
  • Have experience creating/modifying ER diagrams (desirable)
  • Have experience working with agile teams (desirable)
  • A good understanding of the agile project management methodology (desirable)

What we offer
Wide range of benefits, including:
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee-Paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Employee-Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Legal Benefits
  • BeWell Programme
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Salary Savings Program (SSP)

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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