Summary The Data Governor acts as a subject matter expert for a particular area within Moody's. We are looking for data-driven individuals to cover the Data Governor support of either Commercial or Research. Responsibilities
Manage and participate in Data Governance projects from both a process and a technological perspective. Especially of note is the Moody's Business Transformation program
Ensure that appropriate Data Governance principles and standards are applied. A primary focus is to establish data quality measurements in accordance with the standards
Anticipate data quality issues and uncover root causes for these issues when they occur. Partner with the appropriate groups to resolve issues. Ensure that data quality for key data elements is defined for critical enterprise processes. Ensure conformity to the Data Quality Standard and associated guidelines
Develop and maintain taxonomies that are utilized throughout Moody's on a range of subjects.
Work closely with Moody's technology organizations to ensure Data Governance standards are adhered to
Be an effective ambassador to the Business for concepts related to data governance, taxonomies, ontologies, and metadata
Act as an advocate for data standards and work collaboratively across all parts of the organization. The person in this role will work closely with personnel across Moody's Investors Service (MIS) and Moody's Information Technology (MIT)
Department: Data Gov
Eight (8) years or more of Data Governance or related work experience with progressive responsibilities in Financial Services
Be familiar with data used within either Commercial or Research
Have the ability to think analytically
Experience with data in the financial service industry; experience with billing and accounting are a plus
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related area. Masters in IT or Business is a plus
Familiarity with statistics
Excel skills are a must. Experience with Business Intelligence and visualization software is desirable; experience utilizing data mining / data analysis tools and/or general programming environments are a plus. Also, experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) or data quality software is a plus
Able to demonstrate continued progression and experience managing one or more of the following:
Data-intensive operational functions
Adoption and maintenance of corporate data policies
Business process re-engineering projects
Design of internal controls over data elements
Desired personal characteristics:
Strong analytical skills / ability to assimilate information quickly
Excellent communication skills - must be able to communicate with all levels in the organization
Ability to gain consensus from multiple stakeholders / experience in driving change
Can multi-task and handle concurrent assignments while maintaining high levels of quality and effectiveness
Able to work independently on cross-disciplinary Data Governance teams
Act as a team player, maintain a positive attitude (a must), and be willing to adapt to change
Data-related certifications are desirable, including CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional), FIA (Financial Information Associate), or CDMP (Certified Data Management Professional)? other certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Six Sigma or financial analysis certification such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) are preferred
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