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Closing Date

2022-10-19 23:00:00


Data Management Lead Consultant (hybrid or remote)

  • About Us


    The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


    You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 






    Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote, GB



    Your role in the team



    The Data Marketplace team is a critical team within Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures driving critical data governance and cataloging across the enterprise.   To truly transform data-driven decision-making at Allstate the team has been tasked with operationalizing a robust solution for connecting data consumers and producers into a collaborative marketplace that facilitates PI and non-PI data identification and access across all Areas of Responsibility and Market-Facing Businesses.


    The Data Management Lead Consultant role plays a leading role in driving the operationalization and adoption of the marketplace across the enterprise.  The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the team’s execution on complex, high priority initiatives with data management and data privacy compliance impacts to the enterprise. This role requires innovative thinking to enable key capabilities and onboard the user community to an automated data management and data provisioning solution.


    Successful execution of this role will require an ability to juggle technical and people-process objectives.  Cataloging and privacy management is handled on a variety of data sources independently managed by different groups.  Supporting the different areas will require an ability to interface with technical enablers, architecture, business owners and leaders in different areas to drive adoption and technical support.  A strong product mindset coupled with excellent communication skills are required to effectively influence multiple levels of leadership to deliver on prioritized business outcomes.


    A strong emphasis is placed on delivering capabilities that enable management of data definitions and taxonomies, metadata curation for critical data assets, business data flows, technical data lineage, sensitive data discovery, and enabling data privacy compliance. Allstate’s innovative approach to data governance involves cutting-edge solutions involving vended and homegrown capabilities.  Rolling out in a self-service model will involve gaining organic buy-in that reduces technical hurdles and promotes excitement/engagement from the user community.



    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)



    • Proactively contribute to the common vision and communication, including living into the enterprise commitment of treating data as a corporate asset.
    • Translate business requirements to enable data management capabilities around creating, curating, and managing data definitions and taxonomies, datastore structural information, business data flows, technical data lineage, and sensitive data discovery in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment.
    • Facilitate information gathering sessions to onboard and support user community. Partner with user community to align on which data management solutions meet their needs
    • Develop and author data management process documentation to educate the user community of best practices and provide guidance and recommendations on implementation.
    • Partner with team members to produce high-quality people onboarding and technical walk-through documentation in the form of Playbooks, Job Aids, Training Courses, How-Tos and Video Tutorials.
    • Drive problem solving and issue resolution to ensure task completion by establishing priorities and resolving conflicts with team members, functional mangers, and senior leaders.
    • Identify technology and process constraints, driving mitigation strategies for complex and/or critically important initiatives.
    • Troubleshoot technical errors occurring between a variety of data stores and Informatica toolsets to support community of users.
    • Manage complex work through a cohesive plan that outlines objectives, timelines, risks, and deliverables, ensuring the most important work moves forward. Proactively and clearly communicate risks, issues, and status to leadership at multiple levels.
    • Function as a subject matter expert (SME) for data management best practices, including data definitions and taxonomies, metadata management of critical data assets, business data flows, technical data lineage, sensitive data discovery, and data privacy compliance.
    • Lead the research and development of data profiling rules by investigating company-specific as well as industry requirements surrounding pattern recognition to create Regular Expressions, Look-up Tables, Rule Maplets and other logic to enable proactive PI and non-PI data discovery.



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
    • 5 years business experience working with information technology, databases or data management tools
    • Familiarity with technical troubleshooting of applications, platforms or configurations etc.
    • Advanced ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex and ambiguous projects given aggressive timelines; comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic business environment
    • Advanced ability to develop and/or revise tactics to support changing strategies and direction
    • Sound experience with data management technologies or toolsets such as Informatica AXON, Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, Informatica Data Privacy Manager, Collibra Data Intelligence, Alation Data Catalog Platform, Atlas, Infosphere
    • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA.



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • A degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a discipline such as business, math, computer science or equivalent experience
    • Experience working in Informatica’s product toolsets including: Axon, Enterprise Data Catalog, Data Privacy Manager, Data Quality and Developer
    • Familiarity with researching and building pattern recognition rules for profiling/data discovery including via Regular Expressions, Lookup Tables and Maplets.



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.



    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 20th October 2022

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