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Data Governance Analyst

Toronto, ON
Full Time
What is the opportunity?

As a Data Governance/DQ Analyst, you will mix project and application support for the management of Meta data and Data Quality in RBC Capital Markets. On projects your focus will be the adoption of Data Governance and Data Quality principles and practices. You will be called on to find solutions to complicated data issues. Specifically you will have to capture business needs, by understanding client requirements, and work with end users to prioritize their DQ requirements and its implementation.

As a member of a dynamic, fast paced team, this role brings strong data analysis skills and leadership, effective written and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic and a demonstrated capability to multi-task effectively. Represent business interests in identifying, prioritizing and resolving data related issues. This role requires strong interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving skills and flexibility to respond to changing priorities at times. Coordinate and lead the execution of tasks required to service the business from a data quality perspective. Train, teach, and mentor other team members to support internal growth and team success

What will you do?
  • Provide BAU support for Data Governance and DQ applications like IBM's Information Governance Catalogue, Information Analyzer, IMAM and BPM.
  • Document and manage Data Quality rules and reports
  • Partner with business users in order to fully understand and capture all relevant business requirements
  • Ensure Capital Markets Business Meta Data is up to date and correct
  • Support Capital Markets Business Lines and Regulatory Programs in the adoption of Data Governance Principles and use of the enterprise Business Glossary platform
  • Communicate and collaborate with business clients to analyze requirements and deliver the appropriate artifacts as needed
  • Conduct data analysis in support of applications and projects, including identifying and documenting business rules, data needs and data specifications
  • Ensure that new solutions address immediate business needs, while ensuring alignment with Enterprise CDO strategy and application roadmaps.
  • Promote the Capital Markets Data Quality Center of Excellence process to all teams in CM
  • Deliver data management and governance reporting and metrics for tracking levels and progress
  • Research new functionality and capabilities within existing tools, helping to plan for future enablement
  • Work with internal and external IT partners during upgrades or technology enhancements
  • Participate in Risk, Audit, Compliance and Regulatory requests for the Data Management & Analytics team as required to ensure they are addressed in timely manner
  • Work closely with business and IT to ensure new data quality requirements are understood and documented effectively
  • Capture DQ metrics and reporting them to ensure visibility and tracking of progress and value
  • Facilitate the investigation into root cause of data quality issues by working with Stewardship and IT teams

  • What do you need to succeed?

  • Undergrad degree in Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Math or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Data Quality functional & process knowledge
  • Strong understanding of the data lifecycle, including strong focus on data governance
  • Experience with implementing and supporting Data Quality Analysis and reporting
  • Strong knowledge of SQL to generate custom queries and analysis

  • Nice-to-have
  • Working knowledge of the IBM Information Governance Catalog, Information Analyzer, DataStage & QualityStage
  • Working knowledge of Collibra
  • Tableau or other BI tool experience
  • QA experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Prior experience with any of the following Regulatory initiatives- like Basel II, Basel III, Dodd Frank, FBO, Volcker etc.
  • Experience using business analysis and requirements modeling tools, such as: data flow diagrams, relationship data models, business process modelling

  • What's in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
  • Interaction with a wide variety of departments within Capital Markets
  • Stay close to industry best practices in Data Governance and Data Quality.
  • The opportunity to work on projects relating to bank wide data initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with business partners, IT and Data Management in order to deliver new capabilities effectively
  • Apply interpersonal and influencing skills to develop strong relationships with the Data Management team, Data Management IT, stakeholders across RBC CM, and individuals participating in the various data project streams
  • Communicate effectively with RBC CM professionals at varying levels of seniority, including applying insight to determine the business impact of data issues that may arise in the availability, integrity or completeness of data which can be supported through better governance

  • About RBC
    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit .

    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


    City: Toronto
    Address: 180 Wellington Street
    Work Hours/Week: 37.5
    Work Environment: Office
    Employment Type: Permanent
    Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
    Pay Type: Salaried
    Position Level: CM - Associate
    Required Travel(%): 0
    Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
    People Manager: No
    Application Deadline: 01/27/2020
    Req ID: 211817
    Management and Executive