Data Strategy - Data Specialist

Job Description

The Data Strategy - Data Specialist will support a variety of data-related initiatives underpinning the banks digital and data transformation efforts, including:

  • Business Data Architecture
  • Enterprise Data Catalog

The role requires using a number of tools and processes for organizing and analyzing Metadata (data about data) to facilitate the organization in finding and leveraging information.


As a member of the business function the role is aligned with, individuals in the role are ultimately accountable for the clear definition, health and proper usage of the functions owned data wherever it resides within the organization. Responsible for on-boarding own group within the Bank to data governance principles, policies and processes, and setting and managing data expectations with employees at all levels. Reports to management on groups adoption of principles, policies and processes. Monitors data quality issues in alignment with policy and reviews data incidents with other data governance team members. Consults with other data governance colleagues to identify data tiers, definitions, and business rules in support of data tiering and data metering. Accountable for the attestation process and signs-off on the integrity of the data delivered to users. Point of escalation for unresolved data incidents which have passed their SLA. Conduct data cleansing/remediation activities as required. No direct reports. Contributes to the achievement of team objectives.


Bachelors degree in computer science, actuarial science, finance, economics, mathematics/statistics or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 3-5 years of total work experience preferred. Experience preferred in creating, editing, modifying, sharing and restricting access to data, monitoring and/or escalating data quality issues until resolution, attesting to data integrity as delivered to users, data tiering and data metering, remediating unresolved data incidents, defining the health and proper usage of owned data throughout the enterprise, serving in a data governance role in financial services.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Data Analysis skills
  • Strong Excel Skills (including Pivot Tables)
  • Experience with one of more Data Analysis / BI tools
  • Experience with a programming / scripting language
  • Candidate will ideally have experience in one or more of the following:
    • Excel Macros
    • ‘Data’ languages such as Python, R, etc.
    • BI tools such as Tableau, QlikView, Power BI
    • SQL
    • Data Governance tools such as Collibra
    • AI / Machine Learning tools / techniques


BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 70119
Job: Digital
Organization: Digital Data Strategy-HR18008
Requisition Number: 1907190