Data Governance Lead

LTK (formerly rewardStyle &
Baltimore, MD
Nov 29, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Title: Data Governance Lead (Data)Preferred Location: Fully RemoteReports to: Head of Data EngineeringAbout The RoleWe are the largest influencer-driven shopping platform. As the Data Governance Lead, you will be part of a growth-hungry, acceleration-minded team of problem-solvers and product-builders. This is an opportunity to grow with a fast-growing organization. We thrive in an extremely dynamic competitive environment. We focus relentlessly on the needs of our influencers and consumers. We are seeking a Data Governanceleader who can help us mature the integrity, taxonomy, governance, and underlying processes that shape our most critical enterprise data assets needed for understanding our business and building data-driven products. We seek an experienced data leader who can collaborate effectively with platform technology owners, business stakeholders, and the data engineering and data science teams to drive data ownership, accountability, and continuous data process improvement, as measured by the integrity, richness, and usability of our enterprise data domains.Is This You?The Ideal Candidate Will Have The FollowingYou are passionate with a deep understanding of how to optimize data processes for enterprise valueYou have proven experience standing up effective data governance and data management organizational processesYou have specialized experience working with retail data domains, data sharing with affiliate networks, eCommerce, product data, and clickstream dataYou can think outside the box, navigate complexity, and effectively drive work forward with clarity and business impactYou have a good balance between rolling up your sleeves and technical acumen and strategic process thinkingYou have empathy and intellectual humility and can easily build strong rapport and thought-partnershipsKey ResponsibilitiesActively drive and support the definition and enablement of the LTK Data Catalog which consists of enterprise data domains, sub-domains, models, measures, attributes, and data services available to the organizationParticipate in the definition and design of LTK domain services and taxonomies, working directly with our product owners and engineering teams and bringing a holistic and strategic perspectiveEstablish organizational data ownership and help formalize data stewardship processes (both automated and manual) that are aligned to strategic priorities and key initiativesPartner with Privacy and Security teams to understand and determine how best to adhere to data policies while also optimizing business value and productivity of our employees and engineersProvide thought leadership and optimization of 3rd party data management processes, data sharing, and key decisions affecting TCOPrioritize key data issues by data domain and work with product owners and business owners to align priorities and incorporate strategies into business and engineering roadmapsTake a proactive role to identify and address critical data activities on key initiatives related to the integrity and management of enterprise dataWork directly with the data product owner to align key data management needs with data lake releases and sprint schedulesMinimum QualificationsBachelor's or Master's degree; your major can be anything - we love diverse educational backgrounds, but you have a strong quantitative foundationDemonstrable record of professional and academic achievements10+ years of data-related professional experiences (data lakes and data warehousing, master data management, cloud data architectures, data research, data analysis, etc.)5+ years of work experience focused in data governance and data management leadershipStrong expertise in modern domain design principles, analytical dimensional modeling best practices, and data modeling approaches for modern software developmentMultiple program-level experiences helping organizations put in place effective data governance, data management, and data stewardship/data integrity processes that drive resultsStrong, effective communication and presence is a must at all levels of the organizationStrong influencing and negotiating skills and ability to work across organizational boundariesUnderstanding of modern data architectures and approachesStrong SQL skills and ability to perform data discovery and data profiling activities directlyPreferred SkillsUnderstanding of industry data standardsStrong conviction and understanding of best practice data management approaches balanced with the ability to implement realistic solutions that drive value quicklyExperience working with multiple product lines, tech platforms, and/or business unitsExperience working through internationalization of data (multi-currency, multi-language)Experience managing projects and programs using an agile/scrum methodology3-5+ years of relevant industry experience (retail, consumer products, marketing, etc.) working with relevant technologies and data domains (eCommerce, MarTech, CRM, 3rd party data exchange, retail product data, consumer product data, advertiser/brand/retailer product data)Certification in one or more data management disciplines a plus (MDM, CDMP, DGSP, GDPR, PII, etc.)What's in it for you as an employee of LTK?Interesting problems to solveCompetitive comp and benefits including medical, dental, and visionPaid Maternity and Paternity LeaveWellness benefits including workout from home with our live Virtual Fitness Classes! 401k retirement plan with LTK matching contributionFlexible work schedule plus Summer Fridays (Workday ends at 3pm)Virtual Company Happy Hours and Virtual Team Events! Disrupting the retail industry! What you have to look forward to when you work or visit for team huddles at a LTK Office: Fully stocked bars and kitchen (free snacks all day!) Catered meals weekly Monthly Chair massagesLaidback office environment Monthly themed Happy Hours! Free access to state of the art gym while working in or visiting our Dallas HQFree Covered Parking on-site while working in or visiting our Dallas HQAbout UsLTK is the largest global influencer marketing platform. Founded in 2011 by Amber Venz Box and Baxter Box, the company's mission is to empower the world's premium lifestyle creators to be as economically successful as possible.Now in its 10th year, LTK has grown to become a three-sided marketplace, serving creators, brands and shoppers. In November 2021, LTK announced a $300 million investment by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 that values the company at $2 billion.LTK is the most trusted and effective business-enablement platform for creators, powering their universal LTK Creator Shops (TM) . More than 5,000 retailers employ the LTK Brand Platform for performance-driven campaigns, paid collaborations and content licensing, and invested more than $1 billion in influencer marketing through the LTK platform by summer 2021.Shoppers purchase more than $3 billion in products annually on the LTK platform and app. LTK is headquartered in Dallas, TX with teams in the UK, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia, China and South Korea and clients in more than 100 countries.For US-Based Roles: We are not offering new sponsorships opportunities at this time for persons requiring employment visas, such as an H-1B; authorization to work in the US is a precondition of employment.Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our website or to personal email accounts of employees of LTK are considered the property of LTK and are not subject to payment of agency fees.LTK is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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