McDonald's is looking for a Director of Enterprise Data Governance and Data Quality to join our Chicago office. In this role, you will be responsible for defining and implementing enterprise data management and governance strategies and improving data processes and quality by working with business stakeholders to ensure alignment across the organization. You’ll also be responsible for setting vision and direction and for ensuring alignment between data architecture, business strategy, and data governance. Overall you will serve as an evangelist for the value of well-governed and well-architected data across the enterprise and how this discipline delivers tangible business value.
We are moving fast and are adding to our elite team. Joining McDonald's means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders in our industry and believe we are better when we work together. Over the last year, we have launched home delivery, radically enhanced the digital experiences of our restaurants, introduced mobile pay and have so much more to come.
That said, the biggest area of increase in our spending has been in technology, which is helping to drive our growth. We’re looking at how to use technology to improve the customer experience and build new customer experiences. We’re also exploring technologies that can help us reduce or eliminate repetitive tasks and make employees’ jobs more interesting and rewarding. With all the new projects and initiatives, it is an exciting time to be on the team that is helping to make a Better McDonald's!
You will roll out an enterprise wise data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture
You are responsible for identifying data quality issues and creating enterprise-wide data quality remediation plans, implementation of data controls, budgeting and resource allocation
Have oversight and ensure that standardized data governance "tools" including data requirements documents, data lineage work flows, metadata forms, data models, etc. are used across the organization
Find opportunities of process improvements to ensure data meets following characteristics, including but not limited to: accuracy, validity, reliability, timeliness, relevance and completeness
You will build, lead and facilitate a Data Policy Governance process to identify and understand the critical data issues in terms of business impact/risk/opportunity and ensure data policy enforcement and compliance
You will establish and maintain partnerships with key business partners to develop and drive strategy regarding data quality and functional system administration and deliver status updates on the Enterprise Data Management dashboard
You will set formal standards, policies and processes regarding data quality management
You have your BS or MS in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience
You have 6+ years of experience in Data Management, Data Governance and Data Quality positions
MBA or other related graduate level degree desirable
Proven success in leadership role and vision
You are adaptable and have excellent interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills
You are experienced in all facets and tools of data management including data architecture and modeling, data quality, data warehousing, business intelligence, and metadata management
You love leading Data Governance programs: heavy emphasis on developing and implementing data standards, policies, practices, and procedures that lead to substantive improvements in data integrity
Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify quantify and effectively raise business risks associated with data quality