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Data Quality / Data Governance Analyst - Contract job in Weehawken

  • Location:
    Weehawken, New Jersey
  • Salary:
    50 $ - 55 $ / Hour
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Modis is currently seeking a Senior Data Governance Analyst for an exciting long-term contract opportunity with our large investment banking client in Weehawken, NJ.
Our client is a global financial services and investment banking organization with more than 75,000 employees.  This is a position sits on the Wealth Management Data Governance team, and will primarily be responsible for using Informatica for data cleansing and quality management .
Primary responsibilities for this Senior Data Governance Analyst will include  
- Creating and maintaining an inventory of master data sources across the wealth management data domains
- Using tools like Informatica Data Quality to document data flows, data lineage and consumption patterns
- Using SQL to write queries that will be used to validate data in both source and target files, and which will help identify consistency and quality concerns
- Partnering with the IT teams to help streamline data on-boarding, data processing and data provisioning processes to ensure a streamlined approach to data quality.
- Conducting data lineage analysis, tracking data from the source through the target, mapping out changes and inconsistencies to help improve processes.
- Playing a key role in defining and enforcing architecture principles, standards, metrics and policies
- Profiling data files and analyzing the results, helping to categorize attributes and identify potential data quality issues
- Working to remediate data quality issues, and developing data quality processes and checks to help prevent issues moving forward.
- Working with the business to validate the business rules implemented in the data repositories to promote consistency
- Helping to ensure that the design and delivery of data are in line with the Data Governance strategies.
Required Qualifications & Technical Skills
- Required Bachelor’s Degree in an IT or MIS Field
- Minimum 5 years professional experience
- 2 years of Data Governance or Data Lineage Analytics exposure
- Advanced SQL Scripting Skills
- Intermediate hands-on experience with Informatica Data Quality (IDQ) or a similar data quality tool
- Strong background with Microsoft Excel (Macros, Pivot tables)
- Experienced in identifying data quality issues and conducting root cause analysis to help remediate the issue
- A strong attention to detail
If interested in this or other Data Analyst jobs available through Modis in the Tri-state area, please apply directly, or visit our website at to view and apply for and of the hundreds of IT jobs we currently have (updated daily).
Candidates must be eligible to work with Modis on a W2 basis.  Hourly rates range from $50-$55 / hour on a W2 basis and include multiple options for benefits with Modis, including medical, dental, vision coverage and a 401K match.


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