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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
Data Steward, AVP
Job Purpose
State Street Global Exchange's "Data-as-a-Service" platform, DataGX(SM), loads, enriches and aggregates investment data. Clients' receive the data from DataGX to be able to manage multi-asset class data from any service provider or data vendor for a more holistic and integrated view of their holdings. This platform reflects State Street's years of experience servicing complex instruments for our global client base and our investments in building advanced data management technologies.

Data stewards are business unit and corporate function subject matter experts associated with business data sets. The Data Stewardship function will ensure the ownership accountabilities, requirements and restrictions are adhered to as data moves through the environment. This function is responsible for ensuring and certifying that data is fit for use.

Data Stewards, from the Business and Functional Units, strategically manage governed data within their area of responsibility while ensuring the highest level of data quality, integrity, privacy, availability, security and usability. The below roles are intended to enable you to assess through current resources individuals that can be designated as Data Stewards or Subject Matter Experts on behalf of your area.
This role will report to the Global Head, Risk - DataGX.

Responsibilities include:
First point of contact for data governance and data stewardship activities within DataGX
  • Drive the collection and maintenance of key business metadata including: data definitions, data lineage from source to target, and application models. Document in Enterprise Data Governance Management (EDGM)'s IBM IGC tool the key reports, key metrics, and critical data elements for DataGX
  • Obtain Provider Consumer Acknowledgements Approvals in IGC for upstream and downstream sources for DataGX.
  • Define the area's support structure, processes and mentoring for data stewardship within the Global IT Projects' implementation lifecycle. Approve stories in RTC application after every IT Project iteration / sprint
  • Understand the DataGX business direction, processes, rules, requirements, deficiencies, defined by the Data Governance Board with insight and guidance to make informed decisions
  • Drive the Data Quality initiative using Corporate data quality tools, ensure the resolution of data, information and processing challenges that are having an adverse impact on the operational environment and/or business performance are managed and documented. Identify opportunities for improvement and incorporate it into the data strategy.
  • Assist with the ISRMP recertification, AIW recertification, Internal Audit, External Audit, and FRBB audits
  • Ensure data adheres to all business and enterprise standards
  • Work collaboratively in the area continually measuring performance to data governance and data stewardship KPIs to facilitate methods to address exceptions to predetermined thresholds
  • Liaison to the Enterprise Data Governance and Management (EDGM) Organization and the members of the Data Governance Board where you will be expected to :
    • Consult with EDGM on the creation of intakes for DataGX applications for the Data Governance (IBM IGC) tool to refresh the meta models after every IT release
    • Document data lineage in IGC
    • Add field elements and definitions to the State Street IGC Global Glossary
    • Link DataGX's field elements to other State Street Global Glossary field elements in IGC
    • Work with EDGM to review the Data Governance corporate policy and provide feedback if Data Governance processes have been updated

  • Strong leadership and organizational awareness with ability to facilitate and resolve conflicts
  • Strong understanding of data management concepts, principles and practices
  • Ability to understand the data models, data taxonomy, and a deep appreciation of data standards and data quality
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in managing/monitoring data platforms with data driven objectives
  • Understand financial instruments and the front-to-back lifecycle process
  • 10+ years of Financial Services industry is required
  • BA/BS Computer Science / Business /MIS; Masters and/or MBA a plus
    Key Attributes
  • Team player with professional and positive approach
  • Flexible and can adapt easily to changing and evolving role requirements
  • Creative, innovative and able to think outside of the box
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Effective communicator at all levels of the organization
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.