Sample Job Description: Information/Data Governance Analyst

Information/Data Governance Analyst

The main purpose of this position is to assist the information/data governance team in the formation and execution of data governance framework, policy, standards. This position assists in the implementation of an enterprise data governance program.


  • Develop control structures within a simple environment to ensure the accuracy and quality of data through all upstream and downstream data channels.
  • Provide thought leadership and participate with projects that involve any of the upstream or downstream data flows and processes.
  • Ensure controls are in place over applications to ensure the data integrity by performing data integrity gap analysis.
  • Coordinate the resolution of data integrity gaps by working with the business owners and IT.
  • Work with business partners to gather and understand functional requirements, develop complex queries and provide reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of databases and data structures.
  • Strong analytical and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate facilitation skills with the ability to drive issues to closure.
  • Self-motivated and able to handle tasks with minimal supervision or questions.
  • Ability to deliver a high level of customer service.
  • Ability to write various documents such as functional requirements.
  • Ability to compare technologies and make recommendations to senior members of the team.
  • Understanding of privacy laws and regulations.
  • Basic level proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Intermediate level proficiency with VBA.
  • Basic level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project, and Outlook.
  • Foster company success through a professional appearance, being courteous to customers with positive attitude.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 2+ years data quality or similar level data analysis experience required.
  • 1+ years SQL and VBA experience required.
  • 1+ years financial services experience required.