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Data Governance Lead

Company: Raytheon Technologies
Location: Albany
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
UTNY1: UT-NY-Remote Remote Location, Remote City, NY, 10001 USA
Position Role Type:
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hyper-sonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.
To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued, and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors, and communities to succeed.
The following position is to join our Corporate or Research Center Team:
Data Governance Lead
Raytheon's Enterprise Data Services (EDX) group is seeking a Data Governance lead supporting Raytheon's focus on Digital Thread/Data Strategy as part of our enterprise-wide Digital Transformation initiative. This individual will support and lead Data Governance at EDX; partner with colleagues within the EDX and across RTX businesses, ES and Corporate to help shape, define and deliver Data Governance associated to EDX products and RTX wide initiatives; ensure successful adoption and continued collaboration. The EDX Data Governance Lead is an enthusiastic champion of data governance, offering BU's consulting, adoption methods, training, and assistance to ensure their strategic and high-value projects leverage data governance, driving adoption and value for RTX.
EDX's Data Governance Lead will help customers (RTX BU's) transform their organizations by leading organization- wide governance and will have responsibility for improving the quality and managing the protection of sensitive data and information assets. The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards, and practices, both at the department and Business and Functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality, and protection to meet overall business needs. This individual will serve as a point of escalation for governance, data quality and protection issues and will work closely with Business and Functional area leadership to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory protection requirements as well as support the strategic requirements of the department.
Acting as a trusted advisor by working with BU customers to understand their data strategy and governance requirements, this individual will work to recommend best practices and organizational changes with the focus on accelerating customers' adoption of the EDX data governance recommended approach.
Role Responsibilities:

  • Partner with BUs to understand strategic priorities to help shape the Data Governance roadmap.

  • Develop and govern an enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities.

  • Roll out an enterprise- wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through either establishing or modifying organization's culture, policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools, and data architecture.

  • Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for ownership and stewardship of the company's principal data assets.

  • Serve as a liaison between Business and Functional areas and technology to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated, and well understood which is considered as part of operational prioritization and planning.

  • Develop and maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, and owners.

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise.

  • Define indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements.

  • Lead Senior Management by comprising resources from the Business and Functional areas with IT business and operations functions to achieve their objectives.

  • Resolve issues escalated from Business and Functional areas data governance representatives.

  • Provide technical guidance and education to BU's including regarding data governance best practices.

  • Liaise closely with EDX Platform team to ensure that governance requirements are prioritized into the roadmap.

  • Collaborate within the EDX team to provide progress reports to EDX SLT and BU and Corporate Data Board management.

  • Coordinate external data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services.

  • Identify new business opportunities pertaining to the use of data assets to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in the marketplace and represent data as a strategic business asset at the Senior Management table.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 12 years of experience in a major services organization with large-scale data or project management and oversight experience.

    • 5-6 years in a senior management role with Board level change or transformation leadership experience.

    • Knowledge of and experience leading data quality and data protection management practices in an organization.

    • Knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection.

    • Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues.

    • Demonstrated consulting skills with change management concepts and strategies including communication, culture change, and performance measurement system design.

    • Knowledge of risk data architecture and technology solutions.

    • Internally and externally recognized subject matter expert that influence the way things are done.

    • Experience in data/ BI analytics, large-scale database technologies, data ingestion, processing, cloud- based infrastructure platforms (AWS, Azure).

    • Experience with data analysis especially using Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI tools.

    • US Citizenship is required for this role.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Demonstrated personal and professional integrity including a strong work ethic.

      • Ability to articulate vision of transformation efforts and a sense of mission.

      • Willingness to take charge and provide direction.

      • Results- orientated and demonstrated willingness to commit to a direction and drive operations to completion.

      • Demonstrated ability to manage adversity and challenging situations.

      • Ability to drive "consensus" and change across a complex- matrixed organization.

      • Ability to manage senior relationships across all the Business and Functional areas.

      • Ability to develop cooperative and constructive working relationships.

      • Ability to handle complaints, settle disputes, resolve conflicts, and negotiate with others.

      • Collaborative team player orientated towards work relationships and strong culture awareness.

      • Highly developed skills in priority setting---and alignment of project priorities with Departmental strategy.

      • Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals.

      • Ability to get to the heart of the problem and make sound and timely decisions to resolve problems.

      • Ability to develop people, skills in coaching, mentoring, and teaching on the job.

      • Ability to identify and recruit talent, including identifying right people for both technical and non-technical jobs.

      • Demonstrated performance management skills.

      • Effectiveness in building trust, respect, and cooperation among teams.


        • Remote


          • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, MIS or Information Management.

            Requires deep management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-department project teams or manage across multiple related departments.
            Typically requires:
            A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years' experience.
            Engineering/Other Technical Positions:
            Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.
            The salary range for this role is 139,000 USD - 277,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.
            Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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            Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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