Technical Lead - Data Governance

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Contract: Full-Time

Location: Milton Keynes, GB

Job Description

Positon: Technical Lead - Data Governance

Who we are

Agile Solutions GB Ltd offers data strategies and solutions for Data Governance, Big Data, IoT and Cloud Migrations.  Utilising our Agile Information Management framework (AIM) & Agile Competency Centres (ACC) we offer a variety of data orientated solutions for the modern business. From strategy guidance to delivery and 24/7 support we deliver efficiently and reduce risk by utilising our proven agile methods.

Role Overview

The selected candidate for this role will be a seasoned professional with expertise in Informatica data governance, data quality, data marketplace, data profiling, and data cataloguing, with a preference for Cloud Informatica skills. Familiarity with other tools such as on-prem Informatica, Alation, Collibra, Infosphere, and is considered. The responsibilities include developing and communicating Data Governance policies, building a comprehensive data catalogue and glossary with data lineage, and providing support for data-driven decision-making and actionable insights. The role involves coordination with business stakeholders, vendor stakeholders, and project teams.


Data Governance:

  1. Develop and enforce data governance policies and standards.
  2. Establish processes for data stewardship and data ownership.
  3. Ensure compliance with data regulations and industry standards.

Data Quality:

  1. Implement data quality frameworks to identify and rectify data issues.
  2. Collaborate with business units to define data quality metrics and benchmarks.
  3. Monitor and report on data quality performance across various systems.

Data Profiling:

  1. Conduct in-depth data profiling to understand data characteristics and patterns.
  2. Identify anomalies, inconsistencies, and inaccuracies in data sets.
  3. Collaborate with data owners to improve data accuracy and reliability.

Data Cataloguing:

  1. Maintain a comprehensive data catalogue containing metadata and data lineage information.
  2. Categorise and tag data assets for easy discovery and retrieval.
  3. Ensure data catalogue accuracy and completeness.
  4. Glossary and business metadata development.
  5. Experience in glossary support, categorise and tag data assets for easy discovery and retrieval for business use case.
  6. Sensitive data assessment and data masking.

Data Marketplace:

  1. Create and manage a centralised data marketplace or data exchange platform.
  2. Facilitate data sharing agreements between internal teams or external partners.
  3. Optimise data marketplace functionality and user experience.

Essential Experience

- Data governance principles
- Data glossary and catalogue development
- Data quality and sensitivity assessment
- Experience on Informatica – cloud Informatica preferred
- Specifically IDMC, CDGC, CDMP, CDQ, CDP, MDM
- High level of data literacy
- High level of IT literacy

Working arrangements - Minimum once a week on client site near Birmingham

Agile Solutions is focused on deriving true value from its customers data. We help them to modernize, manage and monetize it.

We provide advice, support and delivery services across various industry sectors covering a multitude of areas, ranging from Data Strategy, Governance and Security to Data Platform Modernization, Cloud and Customer Intelligence.

We do everything with a view to creating tangible business benefits through intelligently introducing new data-related technology, delivering with agility and proving real customer value that our Enterprise and SME clients expect and deserve.