Business Analyst (Data Governance, Automotive/Transportation)

Contractual | 6 months |
Foster City, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 617-2673

Title: Business Analyst, Data Governance
Location: Foster City, CA, 94404
Duration: 6 months

Job Description:

  • Enterprise Data Governance: Business Analyst
  • The Business Analyst role will require strong functional and technical skills in Enterprise Data Governance including data quality, metadata management, and data profiling subjects; providing services and solutions aligned with overall data governance strategy and by regulatory requirements for the automotive/ transportation industry.
  • This person will be strong in corresponding business processes and related project implementation about Master Data Governance and other relevant Enterprise Data Governance initiatives.
  • The candidate will use in-depth analysis skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to support roadmap, and framework activities for effective data governance and provide support to document the process flows.
  • This role is onsite/hybrid at Foster City, CA in the US.
  • This person will be strong on execution capabilities and will report directly to the Staff Program Manager for Enterprise Data Governance (EDG).


  • Support EDG Staff Program Manager with various tasks as needed
  • Ability to perform in ambiguous situations 
  • Responsible for managing various assignments/ projects within Enterprise Data Management and Governance space, as deemed necessary and relevant by EDG Staff Program Manager
  • Support data stewardship and governance capabilities, data strategy, and risk management
  • Support/ enable compliance to global regulatory laws such as CCPA, Nevada Privacy Act, GDPR, CCAR, DOT, NHTSA, etc.
  • Define and document data management policy, standards, and controls 
  • Support enterprise initiatives such as Data Quality Management, Metadata management, Critical Data/Master Data, Personal Information, data profiling, data lineage, master and reference data, retention and disposition, data modeling, etc. 
  • Create and maintain project documentation; roadmaps, business process flows, and reports for management 
  • Develop/ Support systems strategy and roadmap initiatives 
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to the senior management and project team
  • Provide guidance and share expertise with the project team members and business users
  • Participate in supporting the design of innovative solutions aligning with informational architecture 
  • Provide support in establishing and implementing a data governance framework in accordance with industry best practices
  • Facilitate meetings and create support presentations, training guides, and materials as needed
  • Set, communicate and continuously manage project expectations/success criteria with stakeholders
  • Complete business requirements & functional specifications
  • Participate in various testing cycles, provide support to the end-user
  • Effectively conveys the message in both written and verbal business development discussions


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8-12 years experience in Data Governance Business Analysis in a scaled organization, preferably with a background in the automotive/ transportation industry or consulting or a similar regulated industry
  • Understanding of data governance framework and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of automotive/ transportation or a similar regulated industry 
  • Experience with data management toolsets such as IBM IGC, Talend Data Catalog, Talend Data Fabric, Collibra, MS Purview, etc.
  • Possesses industry certifications and credentials such as EDM council DCAM or DAMA, Lean Six Sigma, etc.
  • Experience in global regulatory compliance for laws such as CCPA, Nevada Privacy Act, GDPR, CCAR, DOT, NHTSA, etc.
  • Proficient in Google product suites such as Google Slides, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and MS Office applications such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, Project, etc. 
  • Basic knowledge of SQL might be useful

Soft skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written forms
  • Excellent organization, analytical, and time management skills
  • Experience in business analysis, strong problem-solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and creatively address various topics on hand
  • Ability to work independently and become an effective team member

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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