Data Governance Consultant

Job title: Data Governance Consultant

Company: Verizon

Job description: When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing…

The BI Center of Excellence under Verizon Connect will play a pivotal role in helping drive business transformation by creating a single source of truth for business performance and diagnostics to enable faster flow of information. The Data Governance and Architecture team specializes in cross functional data management and data governance initiatives providing insight and guidance towards data integrity across business units. The Data Governance Consultant will establish, promote and evolve business processes that adhere to policies and standards that promote governance through the data lifecycle. The position will work closely with cross enterprise stakeholders including legal, Internal audit, security teams, technology to design new business process and data management capabilities and drive improvements, efficiencies and controls around data management. This will advance the objectives of the VZC BI Center of Excellence data governance program, promote data governance policies and standards and enable automation of privacy compliance controls.

You will report to the Manager of Data Management to help analyze current data management processes and determine appropriate re-engineering of process to drive enforcement of proper data management practices the data catalog initiative for successful design, implementation, end user training and adoption. You will interface with cross functional teams to roll-out the enterprise data catalog integrated with data access workflow and lineage. The incumbent will coordinate strategy and play a vital role in driving high visibility projects.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location in any one of many large US Verizon offices, this includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

Collaborate with resources from the Business, IT and operations functions, to achieve governance objectives; resolve governance issues with functional representatives

Build data assets that enhance the quality of overall data structures (Data dictionary) feeding the data science, Business intelligence and Data analytics program.

Develop and monitor the organizational data metrics to continuously align data needs with the privacy compliance monitoring requirements and data governance.

Provide progress reports to management and oversee periodic updates to the Governance Roadmap.

Assess Data Maturity based on industry standard models & develop and collect monthly KPIs for the Data Governance program.

Align data initiatives and projects to the business and technology strategy.

What we’re looking for…

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • One or more year of Data Management lead experience.
  • Experience in business process re-engineering.
  • Experience defining or building data catalog products and roll-out strategy.
  • Knowledge in the data privacy regulatory landscape: GDPR/ CPRA.
  • Experience with SQL and Excel.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with various workgroups and to build rapport with each.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Experience in database query languages, particularly SQL.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and determine priorities.
  • Experience in drafting and managing data policies, business data processes, data catalogs, and business glossaries.
  • SFDC experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).

Expected salary:

Location: San Diego, CA

Job date: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 02:30:38 GMT

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