Data Governance Lead
For an organization to transform in today’s digital world, it needs to properly collect, store, and organize its data. Effective data management can enable more efficient operations, yielding more growth.
The Data Governance Lead will work on General Services Administration (GSA) organization-wide data management and governance activities and have responsibility for improving data management components, including Data Standards, Quality, Metadata, Governance, and Mater Data, and managing the protection of sensitive data and information assets. You will focus on ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards, and practices, both at the department and Business and Functional area level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality, and protection to meet overall business needs.
The Data Management Lead serves as a point of escalation for governance, data quality, and protection issues and will work closely with Business and Functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory protection requirements, and support the strategic requirements of the department.
- 7+ years of experience with IT Data Management and Governance in various capacities
- 2+ years of experience with data management tools
- Knowledge of the Big Data ecosystem, including HDFS, NOSQL, and Graph databases
- Knowledge of Industry standards and practices, including DMBOK
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
- Bachelor’s degree
Nice If You Have:
- Ability to operate astutely in uncertain environments with authority and influence
- Ability to emphasize methodology, modeling, and governance while remaining technologically and politically neutral
- Ability to explain advanced concepts to team members, users, and clients
- Ability to work independently and address ad-hoc challenges
- Possession of excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Possession of excellent problem-solving skills
- Bachelor’s degree in CS or a related field
Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.
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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.
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- If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
- If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.
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