Verizon Project Manager - Data Management in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

As our Data Manager, you will be responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide Data Management initiatives across Verizon Finance. This highly visible role collaborates with cross-functional teams involving multiple stakeholders. It requires exceptional customer focus and management skills to make sure that the deliverables are met with successful user adoption of the processes implemented. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Drive implementation and provide continued support of Data Quality Framework:

  • Define data quality rules and establish master data quality metrics compliant with the Data Quality Framework.

  • Develop Data Quality KPIs based on data requirements by project.

  • Identify rules to assess and predict potential quality issues by profiling data with the help of tools like IDQ / Collibra.

  • Identify roles and responsibilities of Data Owners and Issue Owners.

  • Facilitate recurring Finance Data Issue Management meetings on root cause analysis and resolution.

  • Ensure all Finance transformation projects conform to the established frameworks while delivering the proposed solutions / resolutions in a timely manner.

  • Implement a Governance System Framework around Data Issue Management

  • Collaborate with multiple Finance groups and issue owners on issue resolution.

  • Lead Data as a Service & Master Data as a Service initiatives:

  • Determine / define the approach, roadmap and a common framework on sharing Data and Master Data.

  • Ensure alignment of the framework with the Governance Organization's policy and procedures.

  • Establish rigor in implementing quality / validation processes for these initiatives.

  • Lead multiple Data / Master Data quality initiatives to support FP&A and Accounting projects and drive implementations through multiple environments like Dev, SIT, UAT and Production.

  • Accountable for driving progress on all project activity, including issues resolution, identification of risks impacting delivery timelines and escalation of such risks to the stakeholders.

  • Enforce compliance with Verizon policies and procedures or redesign existing policies and procedures to accommodate business needs.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Knowledge of IT architecture, IT processes, and SDLC life cycle.

  • Experience with Oracle/Hyperion BI suite.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related scientific or technical discipline.

  • Eight or more years of work experience.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites Products (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

  • Previous experience with developing and implementing Data Quality, Issues Management and Data Validation frameworks.

  • Previous experience with relevant tools such as Informatica IDQ, Informatica Axon & Collibra.

  • Understanding of Multi-dimensional/OLAP concepts and exposure to tools like Essbase, SmartView, Planning & DRM.

  • Knowledge of logical data modeling concepts (RDBMS Architecture) and querying tools such as SQL Navigator / Developer or TOAD.

  • Capability to interact effectively with senior and executive management.

  • Experience in executive presentations and development of key message points.

  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in timely manner to achieve project deadlines.

  • Capability to interface with and influence multiple stakeholders across Business & Finance.

  • Ability to work independently in a challenging environment.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective problem-solving skills.

  • Familiarity with industry best practices with regards to data quality and governance.

  • Previous Finance experience.

  • Professional accreditation such as CDMP or PMP a plus.

  • Experience with GL Ledgers (SAP, PS, Oracle).

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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