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Data Governance Specialist

Macquarie Group - Sydney, NSW

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Data Governance Specialist

As a Data Governance Specialist within the Macquarie Capital Data & Analytics team, you will play a key role in the management of the organisation’s data management and critical data, working with to deliver Macquarie capital requirements for enterprise and regulatory projects and ensure those requirements work into Macquarie Capital business projects. You will bring Critical Data under governance for enterprise and regulatory projects as well as MacCap business-specifc projects.

Key responsibilities include supporting end to end data management, data best practice, operation & evolution of the enterprise processes through projects in the Macquarie capital business and support groups to identify and define critical data, determine ownership as well as assess and assure its quality.

In addition, you will be responsible for supporting the execution of critical data element assessments and mapping by a large group of stakeholders across the organisation (data definitions, validating data provision, tracing lineage and assessing data controls and documenting the outcomes). You will enhance and embed processes, instructions and templates to facilitate data management processes; and oversee operation of the enterprise data quality tools to discover, define, assess and measure data quality rules to improve data quality.

You will drive the end to end Data Under Governance process – ensuring that data lineage is traced, business process and control are understood, control gaps or data management risks are identified, and remediation plans are consulted and agreed. You will also contribute to the implementation of data management frameworks and processes and manage business glossaries and data dictionaries for existing systems and new initiatives. You will provide subject matter expertise for data management within data projects to ensure metadata is managed, data is mastered, data meets quality requirements, data management processes are implemented, and projects are de-risked. This role is focussed on strong delivery. You will take lead in key regulatory streams of work, building deep understanding in specific business divisions data flows to ensure that documented understanding meets regulatory and audit requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and relevant skills, experience and attributes as outlined below:

  • able to communicate data concepts and technical information in simple business terms
  • able to support a broad range of stakeholders working towards a common goal
  • experience with data mapping and tracing data lineage (including strong understanding of unpicking transformation logic and derived data fields)
  • experience defining data quality rules / business rules / data controls
  • Experience in identifying data risks and mitigating controls
  • an appreciation of data governance in operation, including data ownership and associated roles and responsibilities
  • exposure to database management, data warehousing, or data lake technology
  • exposure to business glossary and data dictionaries
  • familiarity with contemporary data quality technology (e.g. Informatica IDQ, Trillium, Information Analyzer)
  • expertise with contemporary metadata management technology (e.g. Collibra, EDC, Axon, Alex)
  • experience with writing SQL queries and understanding basic database modeling
  • ability to work independently and with others
  • maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential

The following skills and experience will be highly regarded:
  • Financial Services industry experience
  • experience in regulatory reporting or regulatory data projects
  • certification in metadata management and data quality tooling
  • data-governance related experience in complex organisational environments
  • strong delivery track record

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: MacCap-957545
Work type: Maximum term
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Data & Analytics
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Central
Recruiter: Chloe Lee
Opening Date: 23/5/2021