Securian Financial is building a Data Management Center of Excellence within the Enterprise Data and Analytics (eDNA) department. eDNA’s vision is to leverage data as an enterprise asset to enable customer-centricity and empower our businesses to drive strategic growth. This position will be responsible for implementing data management capabilities with respect to people and process as the team drives to achieve our vision. This position will collaborate with internal teams, enterprise privacy and security teams, and business area data domain contacts. A successful candidate will have a bias for action, collaborative nature, focus on risk management, passion for data, and possess a continuous improvement and agile mindset. Responsibilities include but not limited to: Drive implementation of data management capabilities in enterprise data projects incorporating the following functions: privacy and security, data quality, standardization, storage and archival, access and retrieval, metadata management, data audit, etc.
Lead implementation and adoption of the enterprise data catalog solution including partnering with data stewards and custodians to develop business glossaries, profiling, scanning, and curating enterprise data.
Develop, implement, and drive awareness of data management procedures, templates, principles, standards, and practices.
Gather information to develop metrics and reporting to demonstrate how data management capabilities are incorporated in overall implementation of the enterprise data vision and roadmaps.
Network and collaborate with business owners, technical resources, and privacy, security, and risk teams to understand requirements and support implementation of enterprise data that aligns with policies and ensures compliance.
Support leader in the development and ongoing maturity of the data management center of excellence, data management program functions, data governance activities, and other duties as assigned, including providing recommendations for improvement.
Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of experience implementing data management and/or data governance functions in financial services, insurance, or similar industry.
Strong knowledge and implementation experience around data management, data governance, data privacy management, data retention management, test data management, and data quality.
Strong communication and collaboration skills, to partner with others and explain processes and results to people at all levels (from executive leadership to individual performers) technical and non-technical.
Strong work ethic and commitment to bringing projects and issues to closure, driving for results and continuous progress.
Resilient and agile mindset with the ability to manage change as we build a new team and evolve over time.
Strong knowledge of data governance framework, industry standards, best practices, and related tools (i.e., Informatica Axon and EDC).
Effective prioritization, including the ability to balance accuracy and timelines within the bigger picture.
Strong organization, attention to detail, and project management skills to ensure quality standards and deadlines are met.
Knowledge of financial services and insurance industries.
Knowledge of data privacy laws (e.g., GLBA, GDPR, CCPA, CPRA)
Knowledge of data impact to financial audit regulations like GAAP, IFRS, LDTI
Experience in AWS cloud services or equivalent and knowledge of cloud computing and tools.
**This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement.**
Physical job requirements:
Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
New hire associates, regardless of work location or job responsibilities, must be vaccinated before beginning employment; exceptions considered for medical or religious reasons provided alternative reasonable accommodations do not create an undue hardship on the business.
Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
Paid maternity/paternity leaves.
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Location/Region: Cottage Grove, MN (55016)