As an organization jointly owned by the business and IT, the MST is a centralized and global organization that will provide operational support for an integrated, SAP-
centric platform (Mercury) and manage and support the Mercury user community. The MST will play an integral governance role in the global Mercury solution and will evolve to work closely with the business to enable the benefit and value to be realized from the investment in Mercury and to set the future direction and technology road map.
The opportunity : The Data Steward Technical plays a key role in driving the benefit and value from the Mercury solution.
Working with key stakeholders in MST IT and Business functions, the Mercury Program, and firm wide Data Governance Stakeholders, the Data Steward is responsible for the implementation of the firm’s data management metrics and improvement strategies.
This includes the enablement and support of data advocacy, stewardship and audit including the definition and implementation of standards, guidelines, approved workflow processes, systems and KPIs for key master data objects in Mercury scope.
Data Stewards’ primary function is to design, implement and enhance systems, tools and solutions to enable the MST data governance function.
Accountability for enablement of data quality enhancement and effective data stewardship in line with defined Mercury / EY data standards and the agreed Mercury change and release management process.
Ensure adoption and enforcement of best practices by implementing KPIs.Success in the role will be evaluated based on the specific goals for implementation of data quality metrics and the direct, tangible cost reductions and business benefits derived from their continuous improvement activities.
Your key responsibilities :
Design, implement and enhance automated data quality assessments, compliance metrics and KPIs.
Design, implement and enhance automated data profiling and integration of internal and external data sources required for effective governance.
Proactively identify data governance opportunities associated with business issues and risks and develop solutions to mitigate risk and improve efficiency.
Demonstrate skill to pro-actively identify critical or key master- and reference data elements associated with business issues to be included in the governance function.
Understand business issues and risks from a system, process and control, and most importantly a data perspective.
Facilitate and enable accurate documentation of metadata, lineage, models, interfaces, transformations and other activity in the data life cycle with impact on risks associated with key data elements.
Facilitate and enable ongoing definition and implementation of data standards to mitigate risks associated with key data elements.
Produce key measurements that communicate governance performance, including KPIs, monthly achievements, project status and issues to be addressed
Translate team priorities into actionable plans to meet strategic objectives of the Data Governance function.
Develop multiple relationships across the organization and own team, based on authenticity and respect. Leverage networks across the organization, working with diverse teams so that the Data Governance function is credible and valued across EY.
Other parts of the business include IT, Finance, Data Privacy (GCO), Risk, Business Reporting Group, Service Lines Leaders, Area leadership, Talent Leadership
Go beyond technical excellence aspects to provide insights including thought leadership, embedding leading practice methods and processes to deliver value from Data Governance function.
Serve as the primary quality control analyst for all master data entities in the primary databases
Serve as contributor and subject area expert in the collaborative review of new data designs and development.
Escalate data management decisions that cannot be made easily or due to unresolved conflict
Provide a business case and resource estimates for development work required for Governance processes and data quality profiling, monitoring and reporting
Provide expert knowledge through research and acquired business knowledge
Skills and attributes to success :
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Business Administration or equivalent work experience
5+ years’ experience in a global professional services firm performing data management and / or governance, system integration, implementing data analytics, warehouse, MDM and / or BI solutions in a
Understanding of the end-to-end data life cycle requirements of key business processes.
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of all the nunances of SAP Data Services.
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Information Steward Components on Data Insight, Metadata Management, Metapedia, Cleansing Package Builder, Match Review and Custom attributes build etc.
Project management training practical application experience is preferred.
Exposure to data quality, records management, security and privacy concepts, best practices, and tools / technologies
EY Knowledge a plus but not a requirement Experience in change management, configuration management, or incident management would be a plus.
What we look for : We are looking for people who are passionate about what they do and have a track record of making a positive difference in their business environment.
Our team members must be willing to take the initiative to learn and grow, and to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills as they build effective working relationships with each other and the broader global EY organization.