IBM Watson Health - Metadata Management Lead in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

The Metadata Management Lead will be responsible for defining and implementing the metadata management strategy for the Georgia EDS Project. He/She will partner closely with the Data Governance Lead for defining what metadata is captured in order to support the development and implementation of the data warehouse. This role will report to the Data Warehouse Delivery Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Define the types of metadata that will be captured and shared on the GA EDS Project, including business, technical, and operational metadata.

Define the metadata management standards and disseminate this information out to the business and technical communities who will be capturing and creating metadata.

Identify automated and manual ways for sharing metadata between the various tool sets such as the data modeling tools, the data dictionary, and ETL tools.

Manage the various metadata repositories that will be used on the project.

Provide instruction and guidance on the metadata tools to the business and technical communities

Monitor the quality of the metadata that is captured to ensure that it is meeting standards, and report on this quality to client and technical leads.

Work closely with the Data Governance Lead, Data Integration Lead, and the GA DCH Enterprise Data Governance Committee to ensure that the definition and implementation for metadata standards meet the needs of the GA EDS Project.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • Two to four years of experience with data modeling tools such as Erwin or ER/Studio

  • Two to four years of experience with data lineage and ETL tools such as Informatica or IBM InfoSphere DataStage

  • Two to four years of experience in sharing metadata between the metadata repository and business intelligence tools such as Cognos.

  • Four to five years of previous work experience as a data modeler or enterprise data architect.

  • Two to four years of experience defining metadata standards.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Requested Experience

Deep experience with Erwin in the capture of business and technical metadata definition.

Five years of experience defining and establishing metadata management processes within an enterprise.

EO Statement

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