State Street Data Architect, Assistant Vice President in Boston, Massachusetts

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Enterprise Data Governance is a Corporate-wide initiative focused on the on-going governance of data in our Platforms. The Enterprise Data Governance & Management (EDGM) team is looking for experienced people with skill sets that enable us to successfully deliver our many project objectives.

We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst with an objective to establish and implement strong data management practices.


The individual will be working collaboratively across Business and IT organizations to achieve common taxonomy, data standards, data modeling, data quality, reference data, metadata management, data integration with traceability, etc. The following are key roles and responsibilities:

  • Establish taxonomy with common data and reference data to ensure reusability. Understand the business process flow, requirements and perform data analysis to identify the data requirements.
  • Develop and maintain a formal description of the data and data structures - this can include data definitions, data models, data flow diagrams, etc.
  • Ensure reference data, metadata management, business semantics, data modeling and metadata workflow management, data archival and other regulatory requirements are met.
  • Ensure data privacy and security needs are well defined and implemented.
  • Collaborate with Data Governance and support their objective with data architecture and delivery oversight.
  • Develop data strategy, data architecture and associated procedures.
  • Apply strong data architecture and data management best practices across the end-to-end implementation. Document data integration standards and approach across AML applications and data provider platform and sources systems.
  • Ensure and document data architecture artifacts with industry best practice. Provide data architecture oversight and guidance to the project teams.
  • Create/maintain the data model in collaboration with the project teams. Create business view of data, LDM and PDM.
  • Design of reference data platform with consolidation/conforming approach to ensure consistency, data validation/standardization and improved data quality.
  • Identify and recommend any data constraints and mitigation approach. Selection of capabilities and systems to meet business information needs.

  • Data Analysis and Design, Data Dictionary, Database Design, Data Integration with Standards and Best Practice for Data Warehousing.

  • Experience with implementing the LEI (ISO 17442) into financial reference data platforms.
  • Skilled in the design and validation of tools and processes to identify and apply entity hierarchies to financial data.
  • Experience with regulatory requirements and knowledge of current issues around reference data requirements.
  • Advanced reasoning; excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to liaise between the business and technology teams.
  • Strong collaboration and relationship management skills.
  • KYC AML knowledge is preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years of experience with architecture and data modeling.
  • Engineering degree. Computer Science or Information Systems is preferred.


Boston - MA - USA

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Job Title: Data Architect, Assistant Vice President

Job ID: 165901

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston