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Data Governance Specialist

BNY Mellon
December 22, 2020
New York, United States of America
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BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers. Our business encompasses BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms, wealth management organization, and global distribution companies.  Our goal is to build and deliver investment and wealth management strategies and solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

Drawing on deep expertise, we collaborate with our clients to tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific requirements. Through our global network we have developed a significant understanding of local requirements. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our teams.

With extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments planned giving programs, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management can help our clients reach their goals.

As a member of the business function the role is aligned with, individuals in the role are ultimately accountable for the clear definition, health and proper usage of the functions owned data wherever it resides within the organization.

  • Responsible for on-boarding own group within the Bank to data governance principles, policies and processes, and setting and managing data expectations with employees at all levels.
  • Reports to management on groups adoption of principles, policies and processes.
  • Monitors data quality issues in alignment with policy and reviews data incidents with other data governance team members.
  • Consults with other data governance colleagues to identify data tiers, definitions, and business rules in support of data tiering and data metering.
  • Accountable for the attestation process and signs-off on the integrity of the data delivered to users. Point of escalation for unresolved data incidents which have passed their SLA. Conduct data cleansing/remediation activities as required.
  • Contributes to the achievement of team objectives.


  • Bachelors’ degree in computer science, actuarial science, finance, economics, mathematics/statistics or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • 3-5 years of total work experience preferred.
  • Experience preferred in creating, editing, modifying, sharing and restricting access to data, monitoring and/or escalating data quality issues until resolution, attesting to data integrity as delivered to users, data tiering and data metering, remediating unresolved data incidents, defining the health and proper usage of owned data throughout the enterprise, serving in a data governance role in financial services.

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