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Principal, Data Steward

Walmart

Walmart

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Position Summary:

Walmart seeks a highly experienced Principal Data Steward to lead our data governance initiatives within the Customer Insights and Strategy team. This role will ensure customer data assets' accuracy, quality, and security and align data management practices with business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Data Governance Leadership:

- Champion a business-driven approach to Data Governance by collaborating with stakeholders in the Customer Insights and Strategy team to define critical customer data elements, reports, and KPIs.

- Develop and implement data governance frameworks, policies, and standards tailored for customer analytics to ensure data integrity and quality.

- Advocate for data governance best practices and foster a culture of data stewardship within the Customer Insights and Strategy team.

- Lead efforts to ensure data sourced and provisioned meet all required data quality standards, leveraging continuous improvement methodologies.

2. Technical Data Stewardship:

- Define the technical assets critical to customer analytics processes, establish data lineage, and define workflows to manage customer data effectively.

- Assess data quality baselines and manage a data quality action plan to address critical issues with customer data elements.

- Implement Data Quality strategies and tools, producing dashboards and reports to effectively monitor and communicate Data Quality metrics.

3. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication:

- Liaise with senior management and stakeholders to support the strategic vision for data governance and customer analytics.

- Communicate effectively across different audiences, conveying clear insights and recommendations on data quality and governance.

4. Risk Management and Compliance:

- Appropriately assess risks related to data governance decisions, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

- Report Data Quality issues through established processes, contributing to the overall governance and risk management framework.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Computer Science, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.

- 8+ years of experience in data management and governance or a related role focusing on customer data analytics.

- Comprehensive understanding of Data Governance, Data Quality, and industry best practices, particularly within the retail or consumer industry.

- Experience with data management tools and technologies (e.g., Collibra).

- Applied experience with cloud data solutions; familiarity with Google Cloud Platform.

- Applied experience with Agile frameworks is a plus.

- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills.

- Excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills.

- Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and prioritize tasks in a dynamic environment.

- Retail marketing industry experience or other highly regulated industry experience is a plus.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $80,000.00-$155,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in Business, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Data Architecture, or related field and 5 years' experience in data stewardship, data management, database administration, data analytics, or related field. Option 2: 7 years’ experience in data stewardship, data management, database administration, data analytics, or related field. Option 3: Master's degree in Business, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Data Architecture, or related field and 3 years' experience in in data stewardship, data management, database administration, data analytics, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Data Management certification (for example, Certified Data Management Professional), Driving taxonomy development and application particularly with large and complex sets of information, Industry experience (for example, retail, supply chain, eCommerce, healthcare), Master's degree in Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Data Architecture

Primary Location...

702 Sw 8Th St, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America