Metadata Analyst in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 7/7/2021

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Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We recognize that to remain the industry leader we must continue to grow and evolve our business in a rapidly changing industry.  We are achieving this, not only by opening new stores, but by transforming our technological landscape and making data a central component of our strategy.  The Business Analytics team, one of the fastest growing teams in the company, is leading this change.  We are responsible for driving the insights, recommendations, and developing the decision support tools that influence the strategic direction of the company.


Under general supervision, supports the business needs of an enterprise-owned metadata repository, providing standard data definitions, accurate business rules/calculations, and complete traceability and lineage of governed data within the organization’s systems; formulates strategies and processes to increase sophistication and accuracy to the technical data management environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes Data Profiling on multiple datasets; evaluates the appropriate tools and techniques to efficiently profile multiple data sets
  • Interprets data profile outcomes to proactively understand and establish relationships across data sets, improve data lake hydration process
  • Determines relationships between business rules and data
  • Analyzes the outcomes of Data Quality assessment; evaluates the appropriate tools and techniques to efficiently qualify data and make decisions on data lake hydration process
  • Reports measurements on data quality dimensions and processes; implements proactive monitoring data quality to minimize the risk of data inaccuracy
  • Implements the rules and actions to be taken to proactively identify data quality problems
  • Completes Ingestion Documents following standards, including but not limited to interact with data engineers on technical implementation of ingestion documents
  • Implements mechanisms to support ingestion documents structure updates and recommends improvement on the collection of metadata items, included but not limited to business concepts, extraction rules and data origin
  • Develops the data extraction rules based on collaboration with SMEs
  • Creates source to target mapping documents, follows standards to consistently and accurately represent business rules and data transformations
  • Resolves moderately complex data transformations based on business rules
  • Implements mechanisms to socialize metadata items and make them systematically available for business and technical users
  • Documents the business concepts associated to specific datasets by collaborating with business and technical SMEs to understand business rules
  • Implements the mechanisms to socialize business glossary
  • Implements mechanisms to socialize the company data dictionary
  • Partners with internal and external teams on the adoption of data management and data governance standards and practices throughout the organization
  • Assists employees, vendors, or other customers by answering questions related to the recruiting processes
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • This position requires a minimum of three years of demonstrated working experience on metadata management with intermediate knowledge and demonstrated experience of metadata concepts including but not limited to items collection, repositories, technical and/or business content and data lineage and demonstrated experience working with data quality concepts, dimensions and measurements.
  • Intermediate knowledge and demonstrated experience in Information Technology and Data Management Agile data governance is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization is necessary.
  • Solid computer experience, including skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point is necessary.
  • Ability to identify problems, review information to develop and evaluate options then implement solutions is essential.
  • Ability to multi-task while managing multiple projects and meeting various deadlines simultaneously is required.
  • Strong customer service skills, including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations.
  • Ability to development project documentation, presentation materials and presenting to technical/non-technical audiences.
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills, a can-do attitude, and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • Demonstrated working experience on cloud-based or serverless environments is preferred.
  • Demonstrated working experience on relational databases, SQL is required.
  • Demonstrated working experience on Kimball’s methodology is a plus.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values is key.


Educational Requirements:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, mathematics or equivalent experience.


Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.


Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be necessary