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SMBC Data Governance Platform Manager in White Plains, New York


This experienced Data Governance & Management leader will lead Data Governance tooling evaluation, coordinate proof of concepts and support the business case. In this position you will oversee the Data Governance Platform redesign and implementation, partner with Data Architects to capture business requirements, business solution design and facilitate meetings to ensure ICDAD consensus.

You will implement a new Data Governance community structure reflecting the ICDAD business while ensuring metadata integrity is maintained across the Data Governance platform. This collaborative leader will work with the Data Governance Operations team, Technology, across ICDAD Data Management Executives, Local Data Officers, Data Stewards and Data Owners to ensure the data governance platform is properly used. This will also include the rollout training to stakeholders ensuring consistent use throughout the organization.


As part of Data Governance Operations, this leader will be responsible for the Data Governance platform and its integrity including but not limited to:

  • Lead the data governance tooling evaluation and associated proof of concepts

  • Lead working groups to facilitate business requirement and design sessions within ICDAD and business stakeholders

  • Partner with Technology to implement the designed business solution

  • Serve as point of contact and oversight for the data governance platform and all related activities.

  • Manage metadata integrity and ensure metadata relationships are captured correctly and maintained within the data governance platform.

  • Lead Integration of different application to the Data Governance Platform such as DQIM.

  • Develop training material and lead Data Governance tooling training sessions.

  • Develop metrics measuring metadata governance level within the data governance tool.


  • Must have an understanding of Data Governance practices and Data Stewardship

  • Experience and Functional Knowledge of Data Governance and Data Lineage tools, preferably in IBM Information Governance Catalog (IGC) and Collibra

  • 8+ years of comparable or relevant experience in a Chief Data Office or Data Governance role

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and stakeholders under pressure and follow project management lifecycle

  • Prior experience working with SQL for queries and analysis.

  • Have a results-oriented attitude and can lead and drive towards results in an independent yet collaborative manner

  • Familiar with JIRA Issue and Project Tracking application, SDLC phases and process

  • Strong team player with excellent listening, interpersonal, facilitation, written, oral and communication skills; ability to effectively communicate concepts in both technical and user-friendly language to management, peers, staff, and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood

  • Proven skills in MS Office suite, MS Excel and MS Project

  • Prior experience working in financial services is a plus

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills the ability to multi-task

  • BA / BS (or equivalent experience)

Job Locations US-NY-White Plains

Posting Date 6 days ago (9/14/2021 2:24 PM)

Career Category Data Governance

iCIMS ID 2021-9729

Corporate Title VP

Type Fulltime-Regular

SMBC is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability