Bright Horizons Data Governance Specialist in Watertown, Massachusetts

57327BRJob Title:Data Governance SpecialistJob Description:

At Bright Horizons if you are not in direct support of our children, families, and services then you are in support of those who are. This is true across our organization but most specifically within our growing IT department. We are looking for our newest Data Governance Specialist to help make an impact and drive growth. As one of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”, we are committed to making the necessary investments to offer superior technology innovation, a better transactional system and a sturdy infrastructure.

As our Data Governance Specialist you are responsible for helping institute a governance practice for the Bright Horizons organization. Having expertise in strategic and functional implementation of Data Governance, you will develop and lead governance stewards from across the company develop and implement Data Governance policies and procedures, and ensure effective enterprise-wide data management.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to develop and document policies and procedures surrounding Data Governance.

  • Develop best practices, standards, and methodologies to assist in the implementation and execution of Data Governance.

  • Lead the Data Governance committee, recruit data stewards from the lines of business and departments, and work with them to ensure data standards across the organization.

  • Determine the rules and workflows that define and monitor the process of creating, modifying, storing and deleting data for the Master Data Solution and audit data to ensure it is in accordance with the Master Data Governance program.

  • Develop and deliver management dashboards that describe the state of master data health across the company.

  • Build and maintain Enterprise Data Dictionary.

Req Number:57327BRState:Massachusetts Zip/Postal Code:02472Geographic Area:Massachusetts - Watertown City:WatertownJob Category:Information Technology Posting Title:Data Governance SpecialistFT/PT:Full-Time Job Type:RegularJob Requirements:

What we hope you will bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Sciences or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with Data Governance.

  • Experience implementing a Governance practice.

  • Advanced knowledge of Governance Best Practices.

  • Strong/Expert Knowledge of Data Design.

  • Solid understanding of Change Management, Regulatory, Auditing and Security concepts.

  • Demonstrated skill in analysis and problem solving, including determining priorities and producing fully developed quality recommendations to decision makers.

  • Ability to mentor colleagues excited to learn about Data Governance.

Additional Information:

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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