Product Manager, Data Governance
Location: Portland, OR- United States
Are you passionate about data, and experienced in the art & science of managing it well? Autodesk is seeking a Product Manager with expertise in Data Governance, Data Management, and/or Data Quality Management to help build Autodesk’s Data Governance practice. You will be helping to develop our frameworks, processes and platforms for a structured approach to managing critical sets of data, ensuring that high quality data exists throughout the complete data lifecycle. You are an expert who will influence and implement the goals and work plans within the Data Governance organization, making it easier for teams across Autodesk to find, understand, use & protect data. This role reports to the Sr. Manager of Data Governance Ops, and sits within the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) organization. EDM is a part of Autodesk’s Digital Platforms & Experience business unit. Responsibilities - Plan and roadmap the maturity of key capabilities that help Autodesk business owners find, understand and trust high-priority datasets - Think from the business user-perspective, and pave the road for a great experience for other business stakeholders, enterprise-wide, who care about getting business value from data - Define and/or operationalize end to end processes, roles, policies, for the Data Governance and Lifecycle Management practices, in close collaboration with stakeholders (e.g. Security, Product Teams, Legal, Data Analytics, Business Systems) - Help administer, configure and implement a world-class Data Governance platform, which includes metadata management, data lineage, stewardship and policy management - Evangelize and influence stakeholders to buy-in to the value and adoption of Data Governance and Data Quality practices - Assist in the definition and facilitation of data policies and controls, and how they are operationalized - Apply risk management and business-value justification methodologies to data practices - Help drive the day-to-day operations of data minimization and retention practices and projects to optimize best in class methods for how data is created, retained, and retired at Autodesk - Identify, manage, and negotiate priorities for Data Governance and Data Lifecycle Management - Define and measure project and operational success metrics - Be comfortable working in an agile delivery environment, within a fast-paced, dynamic company Minimum Qualifications - Strong cross-functional collaboration and analytical skills - Expertise in data management and data quality, with proven track record of success - Exposure to Data Management or Data Governance tools and platforms (such as AWS, Waterline, Allation, Collibra, Informatica Axon, Manta etc.) - Problem identification, quantification, root cause analysis, and presenting recommendations - Adaptability and flexibility - Strong Business Acumen - Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills (verbal/presentation/written) - Experience with common Project Management tools - Education: Bachelor’s degree Preferred Qualifications - 4-8 years working closely with Enterprise Data Management concepts - Experience in large enterprise environments in data quality management, privacy, governance and/or compliance - Experience in data cataloging, data lineage mapping, data stewardship, and/or data policy implementation - Consulting and project management experience - Demonstrated ability to analyze, document requirements, and deliver results - Education: Master’s degree in data-related field, engineering, or business administration The Ideal Candidate - You like to get to the bottom of things; you are not shy about interviewing people in the organization until you understand exactly what their needs are and how their requirements fit into the bigger picture. You know which questions to ask to get clarity, have empathy, are diligent about understanding the impact to Stakeholders while balancing the needs to your operation and projects - You are not afraid to take charge. But you do so in a way that demonstrates finesse, emotional intelligence, and business savvy. You are able to quickly understand where bottlenecks exist, how activities and processes are interrelated to each other, and are able to make recommendations on how to get greater value - You are tenacious and have passion for your work and Data Governance. You don’t shy away from ambiguity or causes that may face resistance, and you know how to develop a shared vision and understand the value of getting people on board with your ideas
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