Lead Data Quality Analyst / Data Steward (FP&A)
City : Remote-Canada
Category : Finance, Accounting & Audit
Industry : Telecommunications
Employer : Ciena
Ciena is committed to our people-first philosophy. Our teams enjoy a culture focused on prioritizing a personalized and flexible work environment that empowers an individual’s passions, growth, wellbeing and belonging. We’re a technology company that leads with our humanity—driving our business priorities alongside meaningful social, community, and societal impact.
About Ciena: Ciena is a global leader in networking and telecommunications, dedicated to creating cutting-edge solutions that empower the digital world. We are seeking a highly skilled Lead Data Quality Analyst / Data Steward to join our team and play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data within our FP&A systems.
Data Quality Assurance:
- Ensure data quality, consistency, and accuracy across all FP&A applications and platforms.
- Utilize SQL and Alteryx to manage, analyze, and interpret complex financial data sets.
- Develop, evolve, and implement data quality standards, protection strategies, and governance policies for FP&A.
Data Science Collaboration:
- Lead collaboration between IT and FP&A data science team members to enable FP&A data science and advanced analytics.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data requirements and inconsistencies.
- Act as a liaison between FP&A and IT Data Engineering for seamless data solutions in Anaplan imports and exports.
Documentation and Training:
- Design and execute data cleaning procedures, working with process and data owners for continual improvement.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation, including data dictionaries and lineage.
User Support and Strategy:
- Provide data-related support to business users and stakeholders.
- Conduct regular data audits and formulate strategies to enhance data quality continually.
- Participate in data migration and integration projects, ensuring accuracy and integrity in FP&A Snowflake data repositories.
- Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science, or related field, or equivalent experience.
- Proven experience as a Data Quality Analyst, Data Steward, or in a similar data management role.
- Technical Skills:
- Expert knowledge of data quality principles, data structures, and auditing procedures.
- Proficiency in SQL, Python, and Alteryx.
- Experience in managing financial data; familiarity with Oracle, Salesforce, Anaplan, and data science methodologies desired.
Additional Skills and Competencies:
- Utilize analytical thinking to interpret complex financial data sets and provide meaningful insights using SQL, Alteryx, Anaplan, and Data Science (Python).
- Employ strong problem-solving skills in designing and executing data cleaning procedures, working collaboratively with process and data owners for continuous improvement.
Leadership and Team Development:
- Lead data science methodologies and contribute to team development by training and guiding members on data quality principles, data science techniques, and best practices.
- Actively challenge the status quo and contribute to the development of new processes that provide robust data governance and instill confidence in data integrity.
At Ciena, we are committed to building and fostering an environment in which our employees feel respected, valued, and heard. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.
Ciena is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
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