Data Steward

Data Steward
Company:

Employees Retirement System Of Texas


Place:

Texas


Data Steward

Details of the offer

Essential Functions Who we are The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) administers the retirement and group health benefit programs for the employees and retirees of State of Texas agencies and some higher education institutions. These programs are an investment in the state workforce, funded by participating members and the state. The benefits help ensure that Texas has the workers needed to provide services Texans rely on daily. These benefits contribute to the financial security and overall well-being of State of Texas employees, retirees and their families and help to make Texas a great place to live, work and visit.
What we need
We are seeking an experienced data steward that has a passion for data. Data and its impact on effective operations are vital to ERS. The data steward is responsible for understanding the ins and outs of the business processes of the customer benefits division and their impacts to downstream processes and the other divisions; understanding the raw data as it is stored in the database along with the use and value of governed, consistent, timely, and reliable from a holistic perspective not just in their respective division. The data steward will work closely with business leaders, functional leaders, organization units and subject matter experts to ensure the health of the data and is responsible for bridging the gap between business staff across the agency and the technical staff. Impeccable oral and written communication skills are essential for effectively interacting with data users, managers, and other stakeholders. Acting as a change agent to educate their division to remove barriers and silos across the agency enabling the better use its data in the decision-making process and meeting ERS’ core values.
Essential Functions includes, but is not limited to:Serve as Customer Benefits Data Steward:Data Governance:Develops and maintains artifacts and reports that support the visualization of data flows within the organization
Develops data related policies, standards, service level agreements that are appropriate for the agency
Assists in the development of functional and non-functional data requirements, i.e., retention, availability, performance
Escalate issues as required to the Data Governance team
Promote the importance and awareness of an enterprise data program within their business function
Enterprise Metadata Management:Captures and helps define data transformation requirements, quality rules, thresholds, triggers, and source system details for entry into a metadata repository
Collaborates with Information Technology teams to capture the technical metadata and establish data lineage
Create and maintain business metadata for their assigned data stores
Data Quality Management:Manages the process of identifying Critical Data Elements (CDE’s) and the overall compliance for all data stores within their area of responsibility
Works with the Data Governance team, data owners and other data stewards to identify, define, and document metadata attributes for critical data elements
Designs and implements data quality issue reporting, triage, and resolution workflows
Collaborates with the technical staff to document the technical rules and devise solutions to fix the source of entry of bad data and to correct bad data
Ensures timely and effective communication of issues, aids in root-cause analysis, implements process improvements and solves problems
Create and maintain data quality controls for their assigned data stores
Review and approve data quality test results
Promote the importance and awareness of an enterprise data quality program within their business function
Ensures adherence to the data quality programs and standards.
Profiles data for statistical analysis and assessment of data to document the effectiveness of data quality controls and identifies improvement opportunities
Profiles data for statistical analysis and assessment of data to document the effectiveness of data quality controls and identifies improvement opportunities.
As Data Steward (Data Analyst IV):Manage identified data quality issues and their resolution; recommend prioritization, targets, metrics and associated dates to division director.
Continuously executes and monitors the Data Quality Lifecycle on a daily basis; ensure CDE’s are progressing towards targets and metric.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics, library science, or computer science. Each year of related experience over the required minimum may be substituted for one year (30 semester hours) of required college credit
Three (3) to Four (4) (depending on classification) years of experience as a Business Data Steward in an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) environment
Four (4) years of experience working with a Data Quality Management, Business Glossary solutions/packages preferred (i.e. Informatica, SAS, Oracle, etc.)
Four (4) years of recent senior level industry experience in health/life insurance, accounting and financials
Four (4) years of functional experience with ERP applications (i.e. PeopleSoft, Workday, etc.)
Human Resource Management Systems or Financial Management Systems
Benefits administration, payroll, health/life insurance
Four (4) years’ experience writing SQL (Oracle, MS SQL Server)
Four (4) years’ experience working between business stakeholders and Information Systems Division resources
Preferred Qualifications
There are no preferred qualifications for this position.
Other Information
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.
Other Information: Work is performed in an office environment. This position may require access to privileged, confidential, or sensitive data. ERS will conduct either a TXDPS or FBI criminal history check on all new hires. For more information about this policy inquiries can be made to **********.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Codes
Veterans, Reservists or Guardsmen with experience in the Military Occupational Specialty (http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_PlanningResearchandStatistics.pdf) along with the minimum qualifications listed above may meet the minimum requirements and are highly encouraged to apply. Please contact Human Resources at ********** with questions or for additional information.

Requirements


Knowledges:

  • SQL
  • Access

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