MetaData Lead

Richardson, Texas | Freelance | Job ID #58970 |
Posted Last Month
 

National Health Client is seeking a MetaData Lead to join them on a contract to likely perm hire engagement.

**Min 10 years experience in Metatdata working w tools like Collibra and Alation

* Must have Collibra rangers certification

* Must have multiple hands-on Collibra and Alation implementations

PROFILE

Technology-oriented Collibra MetadataRanger, Scrum Master Certified ITIL/Prince2/TOGAF 9.1 Lead Business Analyst/ Enterprise Solution Architect who has the people skills required to lead a multi-disciplinary team comprising technical and less technically minded workers. He has a rich and varied work history, which has equipped him with a broad range of skills and the ability to act as an effective conduit between the development, business and test teams. Azhar is a hands-on Analyst, whose “can do” attitude coupled with a creative and forward-thinking mind and knowledge of technological advances has made him an effective and in-demand consultant. He has excellent communication skills, is multilingual and understands technical language enabling him to extract, clarify and define business processes and document beneficial requirements for businesses with complex structure where the processes may span multiple and differing applications and technologies.

A Collibra MetadataRanger Certified and Public-Sector Data Metadata Professional

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with various IT teams across organization to develop Data Metadata program structure, and foundation
  • Develop overall Data Metadata architecture strategy, design, and other technical documentation to support various initiatives
  • Work with various Business and IT teams to understand their current requirements/pain points, document use cases/tech requirements, and suggest appropriate Data Metadata solutions
  • Educate business stake holders, data stewards, IT developers, and Architects on good data Metadata concepts
  • Alignment across the various technical architectural disciplines within the company to develop innovative and appropriate architectures and roadmaps that enable the enterprise to deliver best-in-class services to their clients, partners and employees
  • Provide overall architecture guidance, Metadata, and recommendations in support of technical objectives in their domain
  • Work with the Enterprise Architecture in establishing technology architecture strategy, goals, and objectives for their domain
  • Partner with peers within all Information Technology groups to promote architecture principles, standards, methods, and strategic direction for the enterprise
  • Facilitate overall analysis, design, artifacts, and technical requirements validation for strategic initiatives
  • Define the future architecture and the roadmap to get from the current state to the end target
  • Lead / participate in vendor architecture related assessments and reviews
  • Develop technical architectures that will drive reduced cost, increased availability, improved security, client experience, and greater flexibility


20% Data solution Architect : Collaborate with Data Owners, Stewards, Custodians, and SME’s to create a consistent model of enterprise data. Gather facts surrounding data to create a foundational asset framework. Create consensus amount groups and provide recommendations and problem-solving guidance to meet organizational requirements for data usage,

  • 20% Data Catalog, Dictionary, STTM, Business Glossary: Assist in the implementation of the data management strategy, including user policies and training materials, set refresh cycles, and statistical reporting for achieving and maintaining high data quality. Ensure that the enterprise data is aligned with relevant policies and procedures set forth by the Data Metadata Team.
  • 60% Metadata: Assist in the creation of data quality metrics and Metadata reporting to monitor and continuously improve data assets. Participate in ongoing Metadata program activities including culture and training, process management, compliance, performance, and technology enablement.
  • Responsible for what is the data, where is it and who is using it across all functions and geographies
  • Lead the strategy, management and consistency of the availability, usability, integrity, and security of the data employed to support the Nike business, ensuring we are meeting business needs while balancing quality, risk and cost within Product data
  • Establish Product structures & operating mechanisms to continually mature the data & sustain ongoing data improvement
  • Champion the application, usage and adoption of data Metadata capabilities within Product data including data catalog, business glossary, data discovery, data lineage, security frameworks and data quality
  • Continually focus Product data Metadata and quality priorities on the most critical Nike data assets to unlock business value
  • Lead and drive the ongoing improvement in the consistency and integrity of Product data through data standards, thresholds & reporting
  • Create and sustain relationships with diverse business partners to understand current and anticipate future business needs, understand requirements and define relevant strategic questions
  • Own the operating model to sustain ongoing Product data improvement including chairing various Data Metadata meetings, identifying data owners, business and technical data stewards and maintaining solid relationships across Product, Merchandising, Demand Planning, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Nike Direct, Geos, Technology & Analytics functions
  • Collaborate with senior management in developing recommendations around policies, standards and framework for data Metadata, and implement and maintain a data Metadata structure aligned to enterprise data Metadata
  • Engage with the industry to learn about standard methodologies, gain insightful competitive and regulatory intelligence to help in building excellence in our Metadata and quality initiatives

 

KEY EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • 10-15 years of experience in related areas including five (5) years of direct experience in developing and implementing technically diverse application and infrastructure architectures
  • Data management experience, including knowledge of data modeling, data integration, data configuration, and general database concepts
  • Must have experience of setting up Metadata, Data Quality and Metadata management tools (ex: Alation, Collibra, PowerBI, SSRS, SSIS etc.)
  • Understanding of data, how it is defined and used to achieve business goals
  • Knowledge of data modeling and architecture principles and techniques
  • Tackling complex projects & projects in multiple domains, Enterprise Data Management Enterprise Analysis, Stakeholder Management, Coordinating and Overseeing work of other Business Analysts, Deep understanding of complex business processes
  • Knowledge of software: Microsoft Office, Visio, JIRA, Outlook, HTML, XML, SQL, SQL Server, PHP, MySQL, UNIX, SOAP, CMS, CRM, Virtual PC, VOIP, Waterfall, Agile, VersionOne, SAP BW, EXASOL, Tableau 9.1, Collibra Metadata5.x, Data Metadata Maturity Model, Data Metadata Design and Implementation

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Created Collibra MetadataProcedures and controls for internal audits
  • Managing daily stand up calls for the entire Enterprise Data Organization
  • Managing an offshore/Onshore team of Product Owners, Developers and testers.
  • Creating Data Metadata frame work, operationalization of Collibra Metadata
  • Re-design of CDE journey for Enterprise Glossary
  • Data Metadata Roadmap and program plan
  • Running 2 Scrum Teams for Development of Collibra MetadataWorkflows and Mulesoft Development
  • Workflow design and development for Proposal of New Assets, Edit of Assets and Deletion of Assets
  • Using Eclipse and Activiti/Flowable to create custom workflows.
  • Presentations to wider business audience for all POC’s and Collibra Metadataoperationalization
  • Reporting any issues, fixes and change request and making sure these are delivered in and on time.
  • Proposed various changes to the workflow process design.
  • Partnering with internal and external customers
  • Created several items for the DG Meta Model which included Communities, Domain Types, and Assigning Asset types to domain types.
  • Leading the Consulting partners, SOW reviews.
  • Creating a Data Metadata Policy Document and keeping it updated.
  • Maturity assessment of the Citizens Bank Metamodel based upon their operating model.
  • Recommendations and put several processes in place for updating and change control
  • Data Lineage integration POC, Rochade ASG to Collibra
  • DQ metrics Dash Board POC
  • AS400 Integration POC Development
  • SFDC Integration POC Development
  • Snowflake Integration POC Development
  • PowerBI Integration POC
  • Oracle DB Integration POC
  • Collibra MetadataCatalog Ingestion and Data Shopping Cart WF setup and process design
  • Creating Data Metadata frame work, operationalization
  • Data Metadata Roadmap and program plan
  • Running 2 Scrum Teams for Development of Collibra MetadataWorkflows and Mulesoft Development
  • Workflow design and development for Proposal of New Assets, Edit of Assets and Deletion of Assets
  • Using Eclipse and Activiti/Flowable to create custom workflows.
  • Presentations to wider business audience for all POC’s and Collibra Metadataoperationalization
  • Reporting any issues, fixes and change request and making sure these are delivered in and on time.
  • Proposed various changes to the workflow process design.
  • Partnering with internal and external customers
  • Created several items for the DG Meta Model which included Communities, Domain Types, and Assigning Asset types to domain types.
  • Maturity assessment of the Advance Auto Parts Metamodel based upon their operating model.
  • Recommendations and put several processes in place for updating and change control
  • DQ metrics Dash Board POC
  • AS400 Integration POC Development
  • SFDC Integration POC Development
  • Snowflake Integration POC Development
  • PowerBI Integration POC
  • Oracle DB Integration POC
  • Collibra MetadataCatalog Ingestion and Data Shopping Cart WF setup and process design

 

Lead Collibra MetadataArchitect

  • Workflow design and development for Business Information Model, Anti- Money Laundering, Reports

Various other business information areas:

  • Using Eclipse and Activiti to create custom workflows
  • Organising the delivery of development work to the Banking Client
  • Improved the quality of work and created a systematic reporting schedule and process to the Client
  • Managing Client Testing Triage calls
  • Reporting any issues, fixes and change request and making sure these are delivered in and on time
  • Proposed various changes to the workflow process design
  • Partnering with internal and external customers
  • Created several items for the DG Meta Model which included Communities, Domain Types, and Assigning Asset types to domain types

 

Lead Collibra MetadataConsultant

Integration and Implementation of Collibra MetadataConnect, Cloudera Navigator and Informatica Data Quality Integration. Established Data Quality Rules within Collibra Metadatafor the DQ Metrics Dash Board.

  • Partnering with internal and external customers
  • Leading the whole implementation of Collibra Metadatawithin the CDO
  • Data Metadata Standards and Frame work Implementation
  • Leading the Collibra MetadataPractise from Vision Concept to Practise for various

LOB’s to intake their Assets and implement a department wide Collibra Metadatastrategy

  • Evaluation of Collibra MetadataCatalog 5.1
  • Implementation of Collibra Metadata5.1, complete end to end upgrade from Collibra Metadata4.6
  • Creating all necessary training manuals and Animated Videos for Users and Data Stewards
  • Creating SOW for various lines of Business to Provide the Collibra MetadataSolution for their needs and expectations
  • Participated in Combined Development Sessions for Collibra MetadataConnect and Cloudera Navigator integration using MuleSoft Any point Studio
  • Creating SOW for Project Proposals for various lines of business for On-boarding into Collibra MetadataEnvironment
  • Loading Business Assets, Technology Assets, Data Assets, Glossary Assets
  • Creating Communities, Domains and all associated Attributes
  • Creating Relationships and Complex Relationships
  • Creating Export Templates for re-import into Collibra
  • Assisted in understanding the requirements for Integration of Informatica Data Quality Integration
  • Worked with Data Stewards to establish the Pharmacy, HR Data Domains and National Patient Survey
  • Assisted in identifying areas for improvement and defining the Metadata model including roles, ownership, accountability and organization
  • Ensured all Data Stewards Enterprise and Functional have the appropriate training and material available to on-board LOB’s
  • Created several items for the DG Meta Model which included Communities, Domain Types, and Assigning Asset types to domain types

 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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