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Data Steward

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Company Name:
New York
Description: Data Steward(

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Job Overview:
The Data Steward will be responsible for one or several data governance elements (Product, Customer, Price). They will be responsible for defining, maintaining and creating new master data elements and the data management policies for Macy’s Inc.  In their role, Data Steward will ensure the data management policies and procedures are implemented and complied with. In addition, the Steward will review requests and recommend authorizing access to the data elements for which they are assigned.
Essential Functions:
• Overall responsibility for defining and maintaining master data definitions and represents requirements of the specific stakeholders and projects
• Complete business process flows and data mapping 
• Defines the master data required for a process/system to perform a task and identifies the most appropriate source of data
• Ensures compliance to data governance policies
• Provides guidance and reviews and resolves data issues and where appropriate escalates to the Director and VP of Data Governance
• Represents data elements in Data Governance oversight meetings
• Collaborate with data custodians (tech partners) as necessary to ensure business requirements are met
• Coordinates periodic data quality audits and data cleansing efforts
• Recommends changes to data governance policies and procedures when and where necessary to improve data governance quality
• Influence decisions with technical partners, internal teams, senior management, and external partners
• Develop high-performing team members (indirect reports) and enhance department effectiveness through coaching and mentoring, in addition to building partner relationships internally and externally  
• BA/BS degree
• 3 - 5 years professional experience in retail, marketing and/or analytics 
• Experience developing business process flows, data standards and definitions
Communication Skills:
• Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills
• Must be able to effectively interact with, present information to, and respond to questions from all levels of the organization and partners
Reasoning Ability:
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Must demonstrate an energetic and positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills 
Other Skills:
• Ability to implement policies and procedures to ensure data is both acceptable and accurate in a complex and matrix environment
• Must be able to challenge status-quo through identification of key business requirements and addressing through innovative data management techniques
• Must be able to identify trends and opportunities through analytical approaches
• Comfortable with ambiguity, creative thinking and leading change
This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.



Primary Location

:United States-New York-New York- NY