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Lead Data Quality Analyst

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  Synopsis of the role

The Data Quality lead is a high performing role that supports the management of data in the Canadian Data Library. This individual will work within a network of product owners, data scientists, data stewards, technologists and other data management professionals to ensure our second most important asset is of the best quality and fit for use. The Data Quality Lead should be tenacious, creative, curious, with an appetite for growth and innovative business leadership. As a Data and Analytics company, this role is critical to revenue generation and key to growth.

They are responsible for the development of automated proactive tools and processes to prevent, detect, and correct data quality issues. They will manage a data analyst who will also assist in the investigation, correction and prevention of data issues.

What You’ll Do 

  • Domain Expertise: Understand the life cycle of Equifax data across all stages from ingestion to product delivery

  • Business Transformation: Support the migration activities as we move our data sources into the cloud. This will include the running of validation routines, comparing results between legacy and cloud systems and working across data and IT teams to track progress and deliverables

  • Quality Monitoring: Own the development of automated  threshold based reports that efficiently and reliably identify areas for further investigation and improvement. Work with the data steward to support the resolution of the findings in a timely manner, prioritizing efforts based on business impact

  • Data Quality: Work with the Data Steward and the data modernization team to establish preventive practices to ensure fit for purpose quality of our data assets. Responsible for defining data quality processes and requirements. Work with IT to implement in production.

  • Continuous improvement: work with an evergreen roadmap of initiatives, data management, product and IT to identify, define, and implement data quality processes and requirements.

  • Analyze data and provide data quality assurance for support teams.

  • Maintain documentation and share knowledge base.

What Experience you need

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics (essential) or Business with combination of work experience

  • 5+ years experience with data and business insights analysis which identify and drive ongoing excellence in data quality practices.

  • 5+ years experience in credit risk, financial services, marketing, fraud, insurance, or equivalent industry

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of data analysis methods and the ability to analyze and resolve complex data related issues (SQL, Google Big Query, Python, Hadoop, etc.).

  • Experience with business and/or technical documentation and the assessment of existing processes and systems

  • Solid experience in delivering projects with data components (e.g. worked in data governance, warehousing, or analytics environment)

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Able to work independently with general supervision/oversight to achieve short-term (weekly/monthly) performance expectations

  • Adaptability and ability to deal with ambiguity

What could set you apart 

  • Experience in designing and building analytics solutions to solve real world business problems

  • Creativity, drive and the ability to identify efficiencies and opportunities. The ability to collaborate with multiple teams and get teams to work together.

  • The demonstrated ability to make Data Governance a function that enables business to function more efficiently and with greater results.  

  • Experience in analytics, software engineering, data management/architecture or similar and experience in managing technical documentation 

  • Expertise in the financial services industry

  • The ability to manage multiple high-impact projects at the same time.

  • Experience with Collibra and other similar tools

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!
Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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