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ERP Data Governance Specialist

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4047

Job Description:

ERP Data Governance Specialist

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Globe Life is looking for a Data Governance Specialist who will help with Data Quality and Data definition efforts within our ERP system. This person will work with stakeholders and end-users to understand their legacy data and identify data quality issues. This person will collaborate with IT teams to create holistic data quality scorecards for each system and will create a data quality roadmap.


Data Governance Specialist will help support the overall Enterprise Data Strategy initiative with a primary focus on the ERP-related data governance efforts including but not limited to data quality and data catalog. The candidate will have an understanding of various data storage solutions, including extract, transform and load technologies, and is able to collaborate with the IT team as needed. The Data Governance Specialist will work collaboratively with data engineers, data scientists, and business units to help solve their analytical needs.


  • The primary responsibility of the Data Governance Specialist is to promote efficient, accurate records, and effective information management
  • Knowledge of the industry best practices for data management and, data governance.
  • Collaborate with the business and IT and ensure that data related requirements are clearly defined, prioritized, and well understood
  • Defines strategies to drive data quality measurement, produce data quality dashboards and reports, and implement data quality strategies to effectively govern data and improve data quality
  • Align data management practices with regulatory requirements
  • Working with the business units, help solve data quality/availability issues
  • Promote ongoing engagement of data stewards and data domain owners within the data governance infrastructure
  • Develop and implement data quality standards, data protection standards, and adoption requirements across the organization
  • Enforce data governance practices to uphold the value of the data access, within the company and external parties with regular audits
  • Ensure compliance and support existing and future data governance policies
  • Establishing procedures to perform periodic review and validation of user access
  • Provide a bridging function to narrow the gap between the corporate compliance requirement and the business and operational need
  • Provide technical leadership to enable the DG tools across the business units
  • Collaborate with the data governance team members and develop training needs for data stewards and end-users
  • Identify critical data elements, data quality rules, thresholds, and other business requirements.
  • Build data quality assessments and measurement of critical data utilized and processes supporting the client expectation.
  • Accountable for understanding and documenting systems, data flows and data quality rules-driven from the profiling and assessments of critical data.


Required Skills

  • Knowledgeable in tools used to identify and manage structured and unstructured data
  • Data Management, Data Profiling, Data Governance, Data Quality, Analyzing and translating the business requirement to functional & technical requirements. 
  • Expert using data governance technologies such as Collibra or Informatica EDC
  • Defined and implemented information lifecycle management practices
  • Strong background and working knowledge in end-to-end data management principles
  • Strong background in developing and utilizing tools that prepare, extract and manipulate data to create connected datasets (data warehousing) that can be utilized for analytics purposes.
  • Strong background and working knowledge of data quality improvements
  • Strong communicator at the technical levels
  • Experience in translating technical terms into business terms
  • Experience discussing complex and new topics in a simple, easy-to-understand way
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Strong, demonstrated writing and presentation skills
  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • B.S. Degree in a data-centric field (Economics, Computer Science, or other science fields), Information Systems, Information Processing or engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in developing and/or supporting the data management effort including business intelligence
  • 2+ years of experience in managing the data as a corporate asset thru the utilization of Enterprise Data Warehouse or Data Lake
  • 5+ years of experience in data validation or complex data-intensive analysis that utilizes data modeling, manipulation and processing techniques (SQL, Informatica, AWS tools, Python etc.) to ensure (connected) datasets are of high quality and therefore fit for analysis/reporting purposes.
  • 2+ years of experience in working with a data quality tool

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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