Senior Manager Metadata Management

  • Company: American Express Global Business Travel
  • Posted: November 16, 2016
  • Reference ID: 407200481
The Senior Manager for Metadata Management reports to the Director of Big Data Platforms and will lead/manage the implementation of metadata architecture & tools within GBT's big data platform, in connection with GBT Data governance program. Accordingly, this role is not a hands on technical position, but rather managerial and project related in scope and depth.

Responsibilities :
  • Own the requirements from ideation down to user stories
  • Inspire and provide steady direction to technology team
  • Create, mature and communicate the metadata management strategy:
    • Set direction for taxonomy content, metrics and processes, maintaining a multi-year roadmap.
    • Own business requirements related to taxonomy tools, metrics and or processes
    • Recommend changes to policies & business logic and establishes procedures
    • Influence across a broad range of engineers, designers, business owners, and stakeholders in order to define a global taxonomy
  • Develop metrics and measures of data quality in the Big Data Platform
    • Collaborate with the Data science team to build advanced methods for identifying data quality issues and proactive data curation
    • Engage in software evaluations and technical proof of concepts
    • Gather status of data issues and progress data issues actively being worked
    • Identify and engage appropriate resources to contribute to data issue resolutions as needed

Lead the business strategy for Data discovery tool
Gather data discovery requirements from our consultant/analyst users
Coordinate with technical team the set up of this data discover environment

  • 5+ years on a Taxonomy, Ontology or Metadata management role
  • Experience in Data Governance, Data Stewardship, Data Quality Management and Data Architecture Standardization
  • Knowledge of Data Quality concepts, tools and techniques, including creating a Data Quality pilot solution
  • Significant exposure to big data technology
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) concepts, tools, and techniques, and creating a MDM pilot solution.
  • Excellent project management skills and experience managing complex roadmaps.
  • Highly effective leader with expertise in architecture and implementation of large & complex projects
  • Strong communication skills and partnerships with technology, product strategy
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate innovation and strategy from domain expertise
  • Degree in computer science, engineering


United States>Arizona>Phoenix

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