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Dallas TX Full Time Posted by: New York Life Insurance Co Posted: Thursday, 26 March 2020
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A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It's a career journey you can be proud of, and you'll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation . It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses Be Good At Life.

Role Summary

The role of the Data Governance Business Analyst is to provide the analytical and technical support required to advance the objectives of the enterprise data governance program, promote data policies and standards, enable automation of data management workflows, and enhance the effectiveness of the growing network of business data owners and enterprise data stewards.Responsibilities include the capture and synthesis of business requirements to manage data, the conceptual design of future state concept of operations, the configuration and expert level assistance and training of relevant tools and technologies, and the establishment and evolution of various communities of practice facilitating communication and coordination across domains, departments, geographies and LOBs. Success in the role will be measured by the degree to which technical capabilities support the seamless management of automated data stewardship workflows in order to increase and sustain adoption by business colleagues throughout New York Life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform as a member of the Enterprise Data Governance Office team, with a concentration on the advancement of the data governance capabilities and the stewardship program
  • Document, assess, influence, and synthesize business requirements to develop, enable, and advance data governance and stewardship capabilities
  • Serve as a dedicated liaison to a community of Business Data Stewards by providing mentorship and guidance on data governance processes, capabilities, and best practices
  • Be the expert in the use of, establish standards for, configure, and provide training on data governance technologies with a concentration on the data glossary and catalog tool (Informatica Axon)
  • Act as technical support to the network of Business Data Owners and Data Stewards throughout all lines of business and geographies with a concentration on the data glossary and catalog
  • Facilitate and promote usage and adoption of the data governance tools, particularly among business users
  • Utilize the data quality technology (Informatica IDQ) to design and develop rules, mappings, and transformations to measure and improve the quality of data as well as routines and algorithms to identify and match potential duplicate records
  • Create, deploy, and execute workflows to automate data quality procedures and escalate identified exceptions and defects to Business Data Stewards for remediation
  • Assist in the establishment of Communities of Practice, virtual organizations that meet regularly to share ideas and best practices and promote a culture where data is managed as an asset of the company
  • Develop candidate Key Performance Indicators and dashboards to measure the success and ROI of the data governance program with a concentration on the data glossary and catalog
  • Maintain and promote key data governance deliverables/assets, including data policies, data standards, and data management roles and decision frameworks.
  • Support design of future state concept of operations through the analysis of business process models and data flow diagrams
  • Interact with business and technical peers in the evaluation of emerging industry trends and technologies relevant to data management



  • Bachelor's degree; equivalent work experience accepted


  • M.B.A. or Master's in Management or Technology; equivalent work experience accepted

P revious Experience

  • 5-8+ years of relevant experience performing business analysis with a concentration on information management
  • Experience using and supporting Data Quality Management tools (eg Collibra, Informatica, IBM, etc.), Data Catalog tools (eg IBM Business Glossary, Informatica, etc.), and Master Data Management tools (Informatica, Oracle, IBM, etc.)
  • Exposure to data warehousing, business intelligence/reporting, analytics, and data science
  • Experience making and delivering presentations to business and technical staff
  • Experience in leading change and managing transitions is highly desirable
  • Experience in the use of process and data modelling to represent current state and design of future state concept of operations is desirable

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong ability to analyze business requirements, solve problems, and model current and future state business processes and data domains/entities
  • Strong technical proficiency and demonstrated ability with data management technologies such as data quality profiling tools, data catalog, and master data management
  • Ability to perform basic project management functions such as project plan development and resource/time estimation of tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate, build relationships, mentor and influence a community of data professionals across lines of business and functional areas
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the demonstrated ability to work with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to tell a story through presentations, to motivate and influence adoption of new ideas and capabilities
  • Awareness of relevant and emerging financial services/insurance data standards a plus
  • Familiarity with IT functions and services
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple simultaneous priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to think end-to-end, connect moving parts, and anticipate and manage change impacts
  • Ability to define and leverage metrics to drive performance and outcomes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of configuring and administering data catalog, data glossary, and data quality solutions
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with visualization tools like Tableau is desirable
  • Working knowledge of current and future information management technologies, trends and applications



Dallas TX, United States of America
New York Life Insurance Co
New York Life Insurance Co
3/26/2020 8:49:12 PM

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