MDM Data Governance Specialist

Analytical Services Phoenix, Arizona


Location - Phoenix, AZ (Onsite) 

Does solving complex business problems and real world challenges interest you? Do you enjoy seeing the impact your contributions make on a daily basis? Are you passionate about using data analytics to provide game changing solutions to the Global 2000 clients? Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment that constantly pushes you to be the best you can be and more? Are you ready to work with smart colleagues who drive for excellence in everything they do? If you possess a solutions mindset, strong architectingskills, and commitment to be part of a tremendous journey, come join our growing, global team. See what Saama can do for your career and for your journey.    
Saama Analytics has been on the forefront of data innovation for the last two decades and continues to offer cutting-edge data analytics solutions powered with big data, cloud, and AI/ML aptitudes for its customers in Life Sciences, Insurance, CPG, and other industries. Saama is committed to finding the best people because the innovations and discoveries that enabled together leads to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future.  
The Data Governance Specialist is a key player in managing and safeguarding data in organizations that handle extensive datasets. This role is vital in implementing effective data governance practices to ensure data quality, compliance, and efficient data management.  
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  
  • Data Governance Strategy Execution: Assist in the development and execution of non-invasive data governance strategies in line with organizational goals and data architecture. This includes supporting the maintenance of data standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborative Efforts with Stakeholders: Work with various departments such as IT, legal, compliance, and business units to align data governance practices with both internal and external standards and requirements.
  • Data Governance Training: Leverage knowledge and certifications in non-invasive data governance to contribute to team training and development, ensuring up-to-date practices in data governance.
  • Data Quality and Protection: Help establish and enforce data quality and protection standards, including implementing relevant audit processes to maintain data integrity and confidentiality.
  • Compliance and Risk Assessment: Assist in monitoring adherence to data governance policies and regulatory requirements, identifying and addressing potential data-related risks.
  • Tools and Technology Management: Engage in the operation and management of data governance tools and technologies, keeping updated with new developments in the field.
  • Metrics and Reporting: Contribute to developing metrics and reports to measure the success of data governance initiatives and support in providing updates to senior management.
  • Support: Collaborate with teams across the various divisions to ensure comprehensive integration of data governance practices across the organization.
Education and Work Experience  
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in data governance, particularly in non-invasive approaches, and familiarity with implementing data governance frameworks and policies.
  • Relevant certifications in data governance are advantageous.
  • Solid understanding of data governance principles and methodologies.
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills for effective stakeholder engagement.
  • Analytical mindset with robust problem-solving capabilities.
  • Familiarity with data governance tools and software. 
Work Environment   
This job operates in a professional remote office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, phones, and photocopiers.   
Physical Demands   
This position requires the frequent and repetitive use of a computer, keyboard, and mouse. Hand and finger dexterity is required.   
Other Duties   
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.   
Saama Technologies, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.   
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