IBM SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) Lead in St Louis, Missouri
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The SAP MDG Lead is responsible for the successful design and delivery of SAP Data Management solutions for IBM Global Business Services projects. The MDG Lead will define strategies, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, processing and management of information from one or more sources, and the subsequent delivery of information to audiences in support of key business processes. This position provides leadership and oversight of the Data Governance objectives and policies, procedures. The candidate is expected to have:
Hands-on experience leading data definitions development, data quality improvements, data model updates, and troubleshooting efforts of the analytics projects and collaborating with cross functional teams comprised of client groups, project teams and IT organizations.
Hands-on experience Identifying, assessing and solving complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Experience collaborating data with owners and users/analysts across the customer operations to modify or implement new repeatable and reliable businesses processes to improve and sustain effective data governance resulting in improved quality and consistency of data used to drive key business decisions.
Experience working closely with Data Architects to ensure changes are appropriately synchronized with the metadata strategy and logical data model.
Experience leading technical aspects of the delivery of SAP Business Intelligence (BI) solutions & related components, working across business/technology teams to ensure alignment between business solution definition & systems architecture for the organization.
Experience working with SAP FI/CO, MM, SD or PM and Master Data, required.
3 years of experience in Master data management with expertise in implementing SAP Master Data Governance (MDG).
Experience in complex SAP environments supporting multiple components preferred.
Discovery of data on sources and validation
Data quality tools and reporting
Data Integration tools to standardize, cleanse and load data
Collaborative authoring capabilities of master data
Real time SOA and batch integration with sources and consumers
Strong, multi domain data repository supporting most industries and use cases
Strong probabilistic matching capabilities for match and search
Stewardship understanding and knowledge / Ability to enable others for Master Data Governance
Support of common implementation styles of MDM
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 3 years of experience in Master data management with expertise in implementing SAP Master Data Governance (MDG).
At least 2 years experience with at least one of the major Data Management Solutions for SAP Data Migration (IBM InfoSphere Information Server, SAP Business Objects Data Services, Informatica ETL and Data Quality Suite, Back Office Associates Data migration Suite)
At least 2 years experience with SAP ERP implementations
Strong consulting skills paired with strong technical skills, to convey the value of an MDM solution to the client (pros/cons, challenges, requirements needed, etc.)
Strong understanding or hands-on experience with data quality, data profiling and metadata management
Strong understanding of data structure classifications and workflow and processes
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
At least 4 years of experience in Master data management with expertise in implementing SAP Master Data Governance (MDG).
At least 4 years experience with at least one of the major Data Management Solutions for SAP Data Migration (IBM InfoSphere Information Server, SAP Business Objects Data Services, Informatica ETL and Data Quality Suite, Back Office Associates Data migration Suite)
At least 2 years experience with SAP ERP implementations
Experience designing and architecting MDM solutions
Experience leading and mentoring Master Data Management (MDM) team members
Experience implementing Data Governance Best Practices
Ability to apply MDM concepts across technology platforms (sourcing and vending of Master Data)
Master Data Domain experience in one or more of the following data domains (e.g. Product, Customer, Client, Provider, Vendor)
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