Senior Engineer - Data Analyst

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £23.27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Position Description

The Senior Data Quality & Governance Analyst is a key part of the data management team supporting the business which is generating high volumes of data as development of the design of the ship progresses. The Senior Data Governance Engineer will work closely with key stakeholders within the programme and ensure buy identifying the key systems and their data entities in the end to end process for product data. Create and maintain functional Information Asset Registers and identify a community of Data Owners, Stewards and Custodians. You will also be responsible for supporting the programme on understanding their data quality issues and providing support and advice on how they are to be resolved. Ultimately the role will drive the business understanding of the data flows and their dependencies. Influencing behavioural change to ensure that data quality and governance becomes embedded in the programme's culture.

Core Duties

Assist the delivery of the Date Govenrnance / Assurance framework to the Programme including the Naval Ships Buisness Glossary

Assist in the coordination of resources supporting and implementing Data Quality Management and Governance/Assurance intiatives including data owners and stewards

Assist in the the development of measures for assessing the benefit to the business of data governance and assurance, periodically measuring the effectiveness and feeding it back to senior management

Assist in the delivery of data governance and assurance awareness and training across the business

Implementation of the 6 Data Principles across the programme

Ensuring the resolution of data quality issues are completed and suitable processes are in place to stop repeat of issue

Functional Knowledge

Experience in implementing Data Governance and Quality

Experiencing identifying and mapping Data Flows

Experience in Data Management

Experience in Data Requirements Capture and Documentation

Experience in using Data Governance tools.

Experience in complex Engineering Projects.

Experience of multi discipline Projects.

Experience of MoD / Customer Mgmt and working with international customers.

Experience of using Information Analyser and ability to interrogate scripts

Excellent IT skills particularly MS Project; MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Visio

Business Expertise

Experience in Data Quality Management / Governance in a similar sized organisation

Ideally 5 years engineering experience preferably in a shipbuilding or engineering environment.

Understanding of the FIRM lifecycle, DAMA DMBoK, UKCeB and other data quality and governance tools and techniques

Functional Data Models

Information Asset Register

Data Quality Management Plan / Strategy

Data Governance / Assurance Policies

Data Governance Awareness Training

Business Glossary


Degree or equivalent in appropriate subject.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.