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Senior Information Governance Advisor

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Job ID R0051808 Date posted 10/14/2020

Purpose of Job

As USAA focuses on BCC and next generation product development, we are looking for an IGA leaders to drive the governance and standards integration into the Information Exchange Product Line. The candidate selected for this position is going to get work with the Information Exchange Product Team in USAA’s Enterprise Data Office working across USAA with customers and IT. This person will lead on developing risk mitigation, data management and compliance agile development activities as part of high performing, innovative team.

Provides governance, quality, integrity and timeliness of operational data for the enterprise. Establishes and enforces enterprise data policies, standards, practices and processes according to best practices. Monitors the use of data to ensure careful control and effective use to achieve enterprise objectives. Facilitates and participates in cross-functional teams in the development of information and data governance initiatives. Participates in the development of strategies, policies, principles, procedures, standards and metrics. Viewed as senior resource in given field for department and/or unit. Provides technical advice to lower level associates and other functional areas.

Job Requirements

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role. 
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled. 
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.  
  • Uses data management expertise within one or more data domains or standards across people, process, technologies, audit and risk in the context of the business, to drive adherence to information/data management governance activities, projects and approaches that are compliant with established policies and standards
  • Influences business awareness of information/data governance within a specific data domain through work activities, consulting, and various communication methods within their leadership for business, technology, security, legal, risk, and compliance partners.
  • Supports and contributes to information governance guidelines, principles, policies and standard implementations across their data domain, teams, and key stakeholders.
  • Highlights recommendations around compliance to information governance solutions through design/governance reviews against internal policies, standards.
  • Develops information governance oversight processes and measurement approach for internal policies, standards and capabilities through audits, peer reviews, and monitoring of KRIs and KPIs.
  • Supports development of multi-year roadmap and implementation plans for information governance initiatives.
  • Applies data domain knowledge to a business, channel, and their application and process to satisfy regulatory and internal requirements related to information governance and data management.
  • Contributes to the creation of information governance training content against established learning objectives.
  • Prepares and presents gap analysis, education and recommendations in various formats to all levels within their data domain and organization.
  • Responsible for acquiring and applying advanced knowledge of various lines of the business, channels, and their applications and processes.
  • Enables maturity of USAA information governance discipline best practices through participation with the Information Governance community.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Architecture, Information Management, Information Studies, Information Technology, Risk, Audit or a related technical field.
  • 4 years of work experience in information governance, Information technology, Risk, Audit, information management or information architecture can be substituted in lieu of a degree in addition to the minimum years of work experience.

Minimum Experience:

  • 6 years of experience in Information or Data related practices to include: information governance, information management, information architecture, IT, analysis and reporting; or Advanced degree in Information Architecture, Information Management, Information Studies, Risk, Audit, Information Technology or a related technical field with 4 years of experience in Information or Data related practices as noted above.
  • 2 years of strong knowledge and demonstrated ability to create and evolve Data Development and Data Engineering processes.
  • 2 years operational knowledge of risk management and mitigation frameworks.
  • Experience in governance with modern environments, Big Data and traditional DW environments supporting Data Governance and master data management principles and techniques.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred:

  • Experience in Risk Management, and\or Compliance and\Program Management,  
  • Experience in Safe Agile, Metrics Stream, DCAM and familiarity with tools enabling agile (i.e. Rally), program and portfolio planning.
  • Data Management & Information Governance experience across financial, retail, privacy and\or technology domains.
  • Experience with executive and management level communications.

Relocation assistance is notavailable for this position.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day to apply to the opening is 10/12/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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