Data Steward – Technical Data

  • Vattenfall GmbH
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 17/05/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Looking for the next step in your career? Are you enthusiastic about data and data models? You are skilled in (meta-)data management, have experience in administering and transforming comprehensive data structures? Then you've come to the right place! For our Technical Reporting team, part of Vattenfall's Business Area Heat, we are looking for an experienced and ambitious

Data Steward – Technical Data

The location for this position is Berlin/GER. As a member of an international team, we expect you to travel regularly to build international relationships within the team and the stakeholders of the data we process (e.g. to the main Vattenfall locations like Hamburg, Amsterdam, Stockholm and London).

As a member of the Technical Reporting Team, you’ll be exposed to a modern technology stack and a slick cross functional agile team setup. We are product owner of several products around data collection, analytics and reporting and work closely together with our internal IT-department.

Your job as a Data Steward – Technical Data
As a Data Steward, you will be responsible for defining and maintaining the data management environment for our Business Area and be the interface to Vattenfall Groupwide Data Governance body. You will be responsible for translating data governance principles for an efficient data management in the Asset Data Domain including a framework for assuring data quality (plausibility, validation) and integrity.

Close cooperation with and consultancy for the multiple data owners within the different areas of our business will make you successful in this role.

You will report to the Head of Technical Reporting Germany.

Your key activities will be

  • Being responsible for Master Data Management of Technical Data domain and utilizing the organizations Data Governance processes to ensure fitness of data regarding content including structure data and metadata
  • Consistently define and manage data of our Technical Data domain to provide a single point of reference
  • Identify and provide new data sources
  • Develop, maintain and continuously optimize the according data model in close cooperation with information receiver and data provider
  • Make sure that data are consistent and easy to find based on a comprehensive data model, maintain the data catalogue
  • Verify the accuracy, completeness, timeliness and reliability of data in the main data platforms based on algorithms and rules for plausibility checks and validation
  • Design and maintain data access for all stakeholders, supporting self-service structures in data provision
  • Working closely with Business Units to implement, document, validate and monitor the dataflows and measurements to the central data platforms

Your profile as a Data Steward – Technical Data
Are you triggered by governing data? Can you ask critical questions, challenge the status quo and do you constantly strive for improvement? You want to accompany us on the way to digitization and take a big step forward? Perfect! We are looking for someone who has a proven track record in data governance in an industrial environment and who is inspired by joining a company on its journey to being truly data-driven. In addition, you have/are:

  • You have a University degree (Master) in Math, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or other quantitative fields
  • You have experience in implementing and promoting master data management in a complex data environment
  • You have experience with according DWH-systems, DB-technologies and data lake environments / cloud-computing
  • You have a deep understanding of data quality requirements for further model-based analytics
  • You are a self-starter who fancies working independently and who is focused on high impact results
  • You work effectively with colleagues across organizational units within different locations / countries and support intensive knowledge exchange
  • You communicate fluently both in German and English, verbally and written
  • You are proactive and have excellent communication skills
  • You feel comfortable being the single point of contact for different stakeholders
  • You are excited about building something new, to make change happen

At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore, we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background.

What we offer
At Vattenfall, you will work in an open and dynamic working environment. We offer you a challenging and independent job where you can play a part in shaping the digital future of our company. We want to be the best in what we do. Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a great work atmosphere. We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth as well as an office in the heart of Berlin and flexible working hours (including home office).

For more information about the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Corinna Ullmer via phone +49 30 267 10089.
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Bettina Keil via phone +49 40 79022 2289. The entry deadline is June 30th, 2018.
Please apply directly via the application button.