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Data Governance Lead

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

**Type of Requisition:** Regular**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None**Public Trust/Other Required:** Other**Job Family:** Systems EngineeringWe are GDIT. Our work depends on a **Data Governance Lead** joining our team to support activities.At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a **Data Governance Lead** , you will have the responsibility for improving the quality and managing the protection of sensitive data and information assets. The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards, and practices, both at the department and Business and Functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality, and protection to meet overall business needs.The **Data Governance 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 as well as support the strategic requirements of the department.In this role, a typical day will include:+ Establish and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities for development of information-based capabilities+ Roll out an enterprise-wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools, and data architecture+ Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the clients principal information assets+ Serve as a liaison between Business and Functional areas and technology to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated, and well understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning+ Develop & maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, owners+ Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise+ Define indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements+ Lead Senior Management, comprising resources from the Business and Functional areas and business and operations functions, to achieve their objectives; resolve issues escalated from Business and Functional areas data governance representatives+ In conjunction with IT, provide progress reports to leadership and oversee periodic updates to the Data Governance Roadmap+ Coordinate external data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services+ Identify new business opportunities pertaining to the use of information assets to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in the marketplace / represent data as a strategic business asset at the Senior Management table**WHAT YOULL NEED:**+ Experience in a major services organization, with large-scale data or project management and oversight experience.+ Experience with Board level change or transformation leadership experience.+ Knowledge of industry leading data quality and data protection management practices+ Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection+ Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues+ Demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design+ Knowledge of risk data architecture and technology solutions+ Internally and externally recognized subject matter expert that influence the way things are done+ Bachelors in Public Health, Information Management, or related field+ Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance and must have lived in the United States**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:**+ US citizen or a Green Card holder+ Healthcare Service or Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) agency experience+ Experience using JIRA, HP ALM, SharePoint and Confluence+ Experience working in a Scrum or SAFe Agile environment+ Excellent knowledge of best practices and an understanding of industry trends and difficulties+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences+ Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources+ Ability to work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority+ Works well as a team member in a fast-paced and often time-sensitive environmentCOVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Long Beach , Data Governance Lead, Other , Long Beach, California

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