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Business Analyst, Data Governance (1107)

Foster City, CA 94404

Posted: 05/30/2024 Pay Rate: $70-$93 DOE

Job Description

The Business Analyst role will require strong functional and technical skills in Enterprise Data Governance including data quality, metadata management and data profiling subjects; providing services and solutions aligned with overall data governance strategy and in accordance with regulatory requirements for the automotive/ transportation industry. This person will be strong in corresponding business processes and related project implementation pertaining to Master Data Governance and other relevant Enterprise Data Governance initiatives. The candidate will use in-depth analysis skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to support roadmap, framework activities for effective data governance and provide support document the process flows. This role is onsite/hybrid at Foster City, CA in the US. This person will be strong on executional capabilities and will report directly to the Staff Program Manager for Enterprise Data Governance (EDG).


  • Support EDG Staff Program Manager with various tasks as needed
  • Ability to perform in ambiguous situations 
  • Responsible for managing various assignments/ projects within Enterprise Data Management and Governance space, as deemed necessary and relevant by EDG Staff Program Manager
  • Support data stewardship and governance capabilities, data strategy and risk management
  • Support/ enable compliance to global regulatory laws such as CCPA, Nevada Privacy Act, GDPR, CCAR, DOT, NHTSA, etc.
  • Define and document data management policy, standards and controls 
  • Support enterprise initiatives such as Data Quality management, Metadata management, Critical Data/Master Data, Personal Information, data profiling, data lineage, master and reference data, retention and disposition, data modeling, etc. 
  • Create and maintain project documentation; roadmaps, business process flows and reports for management 
  • Develop/ Support systems strategy and roadmap initiatives 
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to the senior management and project team
  • Provide guidance and share expertise with the project teams members and business users
  • Participate in supporting the design of innovative solutions aligning with informational architecture 
  • Provide support in establishing and implementing data governance framework in accordance with industry best practices
  • Facilitate meetings and create support presentations, training guides and materials as needed
  • Set, communicate and continuously manage project expectations / success criteria with stakeholders
  • Complete business requirements & functional specifications
  • Participate in various testing cycles, provide support to the end-user
  • Effectively conveys the message in both written and verbal business development discussions


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8-12 years’ experience in Data Governance Business Analysis in a scaled organization, preferably with a background in automotive/ transportation industry or consulting or a similar regulated industry
  • Understanding of data governance framework and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of automotive/ transportation or a similar regulated industry 
  • Experience with data management toolsets such as IBM IGC, Talend Data Catalog, Talend Data Fabric, Collibra, MS Purview, etc.
  • Possesses industry certifications and credentials such as EDM council DCAM or DAMA, Lean Six Sigma, etc.
  • Experience in global regulatory compliance for laws such as CCPA, Nevada Privacy Act, GDPR, CCAR, DOT, NHTSA, etc.
  • Proficient in Google product suite such as google slides, google docs, google sheets and MS Office applications such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, Project, etc. 
  • Basic knowledge of SQL might be useful

Soft skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written forms
  • Excellent organization, analytical and time management skills
  • Experience in business analysis, strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and creatively address various topics on-hand
  • Ability to work independently and become an effective team member

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