Data Governance Specialist

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.

Our team is the power behind that promise. And, as the industry rapidly evolves and we seek ways to optimize business processes and customer experiences, there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it!

As a member of Team Blue, you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.

This position is responsible for making data well understood, trusted, compliant and ready to serve the strategic goals of BCBSNE.

This role requires advanced communication and interpersonal skills. Attention to detail and use of data governance industry practices are expected.

What you'll do:

  • Support the data stewardship program. Includes, but not limited to: Identifying potential data stewards, Training data stewards, Advising and interviewing data stewards, Maintaining enterprise data documentation, Monitoring and improving metrics relevant to data stewards, Recognizing risks and helping with mitigation strategies, Profiling and querying data.
  • Define data governance expectations of the organization. Includes, but not limited to: Contributing to policy, procedure, standards, and guidelines, Consulting relevant experts and stakeholders, Communicating to different audiences, Growing adoption and monitoring progress with metrics, Recognizing risks and helping with mitigation strategies.
  • Advise team on key data decisions and enterprise data projects. Includes, but not limited to: Systems of record and systems of reference, Data access and data sharing, Data quality and reconciliation, Recognizing risks and helping with mitigation strategies, Profiling and querying data.
  • Implement new ideas, technology, processes, and business approaches related to data governance objectives.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelors Degree and 3 years experience in data governance or data analysis, with preference to those in the healthcare industry.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively communicating to stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated experience recognizing and successfully resolving concerns
  • The ability to work well in a team environment, capability of building and maintaining positive relationships with other staff, departments, and customers
  • Solid working knowledge of subject matter
  • The ability to meet or exceed the attendance and timeliness requirements of their departments

The strongest candidates for this position will also possess:

  • Agile experience
  • Experience with a Data Catalog or Business Glossary or other metadata management tools
  • Experience with SQL or equivalent, PowerBI or equivalent


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We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


Job ID: 7477

Posted 21 days ago

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