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Data Governance Manager - West Des Moines


West Des Moines, IAIowa

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Brandi Newberry

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JN -072019-13487

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Data Governance Manager for a full-time opportunity in West Des Moines, IA.  The Data Governance Manager will lead the development and implementation of a data governance program. 

  • Establishing a data governance program that ensures the quality of data
  • Creating a data issue resolution process
  • Forming a data governance council
  • Driving metadata management
  • Delivering a data dictionary
  • Standing up a Data Steward and Lineage function
  • Developing best practices around data management
  • Enhancing the SDLC to ensure data governance policies and standards are met
  • Leading highly matrixed teams across business and IT
  • Participating in vendor engagements to ensure responsibilities are met
  • Ensuring that the client complies with regulations related to data management/information protection
Required Experience:
  • Experience implementing and/or managing a data governance program
  • Experience managing a matrix function
  • Experience leading & successfully executing IT projects
  • Proficient in Systems Development Methodologies (SDLC) and awareness of Agile/Iterative approaches
  • Skilled with MS Office Suite, Jira, and Confluence
  • Previous annuity or financial services experience is preferred
  • Ability to work in a full-time capacity without the aide of sponsorship

About AVID Technical Resources:

AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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