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U.S. Bank Data Governance Lead in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

US Bank is looking for a successful Senior Data Governance Lead to support our Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) initiatives focused on the oversight and management of data quality, metadata, data testing, production monitoring and change control. The project work encompasses Data Testing, Data Analysis, Data Quality, Cloud Migration, Digital Transformation and Regulatory efforts. This role will collaborate with the business line and technology to identify, measure, analyze and remediate data quality problems through risk assessment, data analysis, data testing and information processing of large datasets. This role will report to the Director of Data Governance & Testing, and partners closely with business, risk, compliance, and technology teams to deliver meaningful data solutions to support enterprise and local priorities.

US Bank’s Chief Data Officer drives our data governance program as an institutional set of practices and capabilities to ensure the Company has high quality information for making management decisions, enabling corporate strategies and meeting regulatory expectations. We are looking for people who are passionate about data and risk management. It is a great opportunity for people who like to influence change at the enterprise level.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Effectively work in a matrixed team of Data Governance and Data Quality Analyst professionals in support of the development and program delivery of EDG's capabilities to address a specific business and/or regulatory need.

• Develop and implement data governance strategies related to data quality measurement, analysis, data testing and remediation in support of Enterprise data priorities.

• Research and build a detailed understanding of relevant initiatives while delivering solutions to meet the needs of the EDG team and business partners.

• Work with technical, business and other stakeholder groups to support the collection, integration and retention of data sources.

• Interpret and communicate the results of work efforts in a manner that is understood by the business.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • 10 or more years of applicable experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Considerable knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, financial services, and regulatory trends that impact their assigned line of business

  • Considerable understanding of the business line's operations, products/services, systems, and associated risks/controls

  • Considerable knowledge of Risk/Compliance/Audit competencies

  • Strong process facilitation, project management, and analytical skills

  • Must possess business acumen and credibility to help business line(s) proactively identify and address changing workforce needs

  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple competing tasks while ensuring deadlines are met

  • Proficient computer navigation skills using a variety of software packages, including Microsoft Office applications and word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations

  • Applicable professional certifications preferred


If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


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U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.