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Randstad Business Analyst - Data Governance in waltham, Massachusetts

Business Analyst - Data Governance

job details:

  • location:Waltham, MA (remote)

  • salary:$50 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, July 21, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:856132

job description

Business Analyst - Data Governance

job summary:

Our client is seeking a business analyst with an expertise in data governance to assist in the evolution of business and technical definitions by working directly with business stakeholders and act as a liaison with the technical implementation teams. The ideal candidate excels at understanding the business context to a specific data point and is able to drive conversations forward to improve the fit of that data point to today's organization. We are looking for 3+ years of experience providing reporting/data solutions and in depth knowledge of data governance.

location: Waltham, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $50 - 55 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


- Work directly with cross-functional stakeholders to understand and document intended use of a data point.

-Facilitate conversations with stakeholders to work towards either updating the meaning of the existing data point or introducing new data points as needed.

-Capture decisions to update existing terms or introduce new terms in the home-grown business glossary.

-Define change management process for altering existing terms.

-Follow the change management process when altering existing terms.

-Drive requirements into the Data Warehouse team.

-Analyze data as needed to understand if definitions can realistically be applied.

-Provide training and education to the analyst community as terms are altered/introduced/retired.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors (required)


  • Data Governance (3 years of experience is required)

  • Business Analysis (3 years of experience is preferred)

  • Data Analysis (3 years of experience is preferred)

  • SQL (3 years of experience is preferred)

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