Data Quality & Governance Engineer

BAE Systems
Scotland, Glasgow
07 Mar 2019
21 Mar 2019
Charlotte Light
Job Type

Data Quality & Governance Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Data Quality & Governance Engineer at our site in Scotstoun.

BAE Systems Naval Ships team are currently working on one of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now. You have the opportunity to make your mark on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme where we are proudly constructing the next generation of frigate for the Royal Navy. We are also demonstrating our export capability through the Hunter Class Frigate Programme in Australia and the Canadian Surface Combatant Programme.

This role is a key part of the data management team supporting the Type 26 programme which is generating high volumes of data as development of the design of the ship progresses. The Data Quality & Governance Engineer will work closely with key stakeholders within the programme to identify the key systems and their data entities in the end to end process for product data. They'll create and maintain functional Information Asset Registers and identify a community of Data Owners, Stewards and Custodians.

Additionally it is responsible for supporting the T26 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.

The working environment has changed dramatically at Naval Ships in recent years. If successful you will join a passionate and highly motivated workforce, located 15 minutes from Glasgow City Centre working in modern facilities. The Naval Ships business offers truly flexible working arrangements to appropriately support a healthy work life balance.

Your main responsibilities as a Data Quality & Governance Engineer:

Lead the delivery of the Date Governance / Assurance framework to the Type 26 Programme including the Naval Ships Business Glossary

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

Lead in 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

Delivery of data governance and assurance awareness and training across the business

The creation of the programme's data models and Information Asset Register

Your skills and qualifications:

Previous experience in implementing Data Governance and Assurance

Experience in using Data Management / Governance toolsets

Experience of using Information Analyser and ability to interrogate scripts

Experience in Data Requirements Capture and Documentation

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

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to change and flexible to deadlines and changing requirements. This is a new project so willingness to be involved in developing the role and generating new ideas to improve processes and helping the programme succeed.

Location: Scotstoun

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Maritime Naval Ships

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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