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Entergy Data Governance Lead in Woodlands, Texas

Date: Mar 26, 2020

Location: Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Job Summary/Purpose

The Data Governance Lead will help support the overall enterprise analytics initiative with a primary focus on leading the enterprise wide data governance program including data quality and data catalog at the point of integration into the data lake. Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Establish and govern an enterprise wide data governance, data quality and data management roadmap, including necessary IT solutions and/or external services

  • Serve as a liaison between the business and IT and ensure that data related requirements are clearly defined, prioritized, and well understood

  • Proactively champions the value of information (data) as a strategic business asset and revenue generator by providing the business and strategy teams with ideas and promoting those ideas into action; including developing and implementing communication, learning, change management and adoption plan

  • Create and maintain DG policies, playbook(s), processes, procedures for guiding various data management processes, including adoption of data security and privacy, data quality control and data dissemination activities

  • Align data management practices with regulatory requirements

The Data Governance Lead is a resource who understands various data storage solutions, including extract, transform and load technologies and is able to work with the Data Engineering team as needed. The Data Governance Lead will work collaboratively with data engineers, data scientists and business units to help solve their analytical needs.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lead the creation, maintenance and monitoring of the DG policies, processes, procedures and playbook(s) for guiding the data management aspects of the Enterprise Data Lake

  • Working with the business units, help solve data quality/availability issues and work with the data engineers and data scientists.

  • Define and establish the analytics governance for the use cases worked by the Enterprise Data and Analytics team

  • Serve as the technical lead to enable the DG tools across the business units

  • Be a champion for Entergy’s Analytics efforts both inside and outside of the organization, promoting collaboration and communication through business unit driven use cases whilst building the Entergy brand in the analytics space.


Education required of the position

  • B.S. Degree in a data-centric field (Economics, Computer Science or other science field), Information Systems, Information Processing or engineering.

  • Desired : M.S. in economics, mathematics , statistics, computer science, finance, engineering or other analytical field

Experience required of the position

  • 5+ years of experience in developing and/or supporting the data management effort including business intelligence in a fortune 500 company

  • 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 Power Center, 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

  • Desired : 2+ years’ experience working in the electric and/or gas utility sector

Skills and abilities required of the position

  • Knowledgeable in tools used to identify and manage structured and unstructured data

  • 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 discussing complex and new topics in a simple, easy-to-understand way

  • Demonstrated teamwork skills

  • Strong, demonstrated writing and presentation skills


Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :2

Req ID: 95800

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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