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Analyst, Master Data Management in Oakville at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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Job Description

Under the general direction of the Senior Manager, Business Intelligence, and working with BI Managers, this role is responsible for taking care of daily operational aspects of Master Data Management. This includes execution of daily tasks per best practices of data management procedures, data standardization, preparation, quality, data integrity, as well as timely execution to an approved service level agreement per stakeholder’s expectations. The primary focus of the position is to implement Master Data Management in already agreed upon disciplines, executing, maintaining and performing daily operations related to them.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Ensures master reference data integrity as well as maintaining the processes to support data quality.
  • Identifies areas for data quality improvements and helps to resolve data quality challenges through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies.
  • Ensures quality of master data in key systems, as well as, development and documentation of audits/processes with other functional data owners to support ongoing maintenance and data integrity.
  • In collaboration with business data owners, data stewards and data custodians, defines and implements data strategy, policies, controls, and programs to ensure the enterprise data is accurate, complete, secure, and reliable.
  • Provides assistance in resolving data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies collaborating with business data owners and data stewards.
  • Manages, analyzes, and resolves data related issues and manages revisions needed to best meet internal and customer requirements while adhering to published data standards.
  • Assists in data management, governance, and data quality of master data requirements with other functional data owners to ensure functional master data integrity across the operation of financial systems is consistent and meets stated business rules and requirements.
  • Defines, designs, and builds dimensional databases to meet business needs.
  • Assists in the application and implementation procedures of data standards and guidelines on data ownership, coding structures, and data replication to ensure access to and integrity of data sets.
  • Conducts data cleaning to rid the system of old, unused data, or duplicate data for better management and quicker access.
  • Researches, coordinates and installs software releases and database integration to ensure seamless functionality.
  • Develops and implements strategies to translate business requirements and models into feasible and acceptable data warehouse designs to ensure that business needs are met.
  • Provides data consulting in support of business and information technology initiatives to clients to improve client database systems.
  • Collaborates with the business and IT to interpret patterns in complex data sets and prioritize business and information needs.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or above qualification preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in data analysis and/or computer programing
  • Experience with database querying language
  • Experience working with industry standards, regulations, and guidelines in database warehousing and other relevant systems
  • Experience working with company hardware and software products to make sound financial recommendations
  • Experience working with information security practices and available security software packages
  • Experience working with domain structures, user authentication, and digital signatures
  • Experience working with relational databases
  • Experience in extraction, transformation and loading/conversion of large data sets
  • Experience of master data management and processes within pharmaceutical, wholesale distribution, Consumer Packaged Goods, and/or Retail industries
  • Any specific professional certifications in related field, tools or technologies would be an asset
 
MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; interacts with all levels of associates and management within the organization
  • Knowledge and understanding of MDM, business principles, processes and technology
  • Good analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills to evaluate business problems and apply knowledge to identify appropriate solutions
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of computers to operative effectively with PowerPoint presentations, Microsoft Project, Excel spreadsheets, Access databases and Microsoft Outlook