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Business Systems Analysis/Data Steward

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Positions:
1
Company Name:
AIG
City:
Houston
Country:
USA
Description:

Functional Area:

IT - Information Technology

 

 

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Relocation Provided:

 

 

American International Group, Inc.

 

 

Primary Function: The Data Steward will work closely with Business Data Owners, Data Architects, Data Governance/Data Quality analysts and Operations team members to document and improve business processes, define business glossary, identify critical data elements, make sure that data managements policy and standards are implemented and enforced all the way from data entry to reporting. Data Stewards represent the needs of data users within their functional area in the data governance process. This role requires the candidate to possess strong business and technical analysis skills to understand data lineage and consumption requirements. Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible and accountable for operational oversight of assigned data, interactions with Subject Matter Experts across business and for identifying the approach to standardize, measure and monitor data quality.
• Ensure that data standards are defined and data management practices are implemented and enforced
• Provide analytical and strategic support for the creation of data dictionaries, use cases, data lineage flows, presentations and other documentation
• Assist in the preparation and presentation of initiatives to senior level management at Data Stewardship Council meetings.
• Provide insight and guidance into data strategy, governance, and stewardship needs to continue to build a data quality environment
• Support research of Data Governance methodologies and tools
• Partner with business and technology to identify and implement enterprise data quality initiatives and business process improvement opportunities
• Provide leadership and support on data usage, management, quality, strategy and stewardship related needs
• Participate in the implementation and adoption of data governance related tools, including support, testing, metadata collection and maintenance
• Establish subject matter expertise on data governance related tools
• Understand data architecture standards and ensure data is fit for use
• Evaluate technical data validation rules and define/maintain business rules for critical data elements

Job Requirements:
Qualifications:
• 5+ years in insurance or financial services or data related field, 3+ years in data governance/management related field preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in business related field, MIS or Information Technology a plus
• Knowledge of the financial services industry, insurance industry a plus
• Understanding of principles for writing definitions
• Exposure to ACORD Frameworks
• Foundational knowledge of Data Governance, Data Stewardship, and Data Quality best practices
• Highly motivated self-starter, driven for results, effective at prioritizing and managing complex tasks
• Understanding of project life cycle, project experience a plus
• Ability to query databases to analyze data sets
• Strong communication skills
• Strong work ethic; intuitive, and strategic thinker
• Ability to establish successful partnerships across business and technology

 

 

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

 

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives