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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, GBR

Enterprise Data Catalog Owner

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Job Description
About the role:
Join Takeda as an Enterprise Data Catalog Owner, where you will Implement an Enterprise Data Catalog, evolving our organizational understanding and approach, and accomplish data catalog adoption and business use. Also, drive improving the availability, searchability and quality of data that is made available throughout the organization through the Enterprise Data Catalog as part of a larger data strategy. You will also lead the strategy and own value delivery of the Data Catalog & Governance by acting as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community working with business clients, data stewards, and IT project teams to influence and drive our Enterprise Data Catalog.
As part of the team, you will report to the Enterprise Data Services, Data Governance Lead.
How you will contribute:

  • Configure and maintain enterprise templates for various data and analytical objects including data dictionary, business glossary, metrics glossary, articles, etc.
  • Daily operational support of the data catalog including active directory role management, maintaining data, and capability enhancements.
  • Execute APIs and processes to bulk load metadata into the catalog (Dictionaries, Business Glossaries, Metrics Glossaries, etc.)
  • Establish connectors and monitor daily jobs for extracting technical metadata from source databases
  • Develop and publish metrics for catalog usage and promote adoption
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for data catalog, create training materials and educate users as needed
  • Co-ordinate across multiple teams for the implementation of all BI Data into data catalog
  • Establish standards for business definitions and ensure adherence (Business friendly terms, Naming standards etc.)
  • Co-ordinate with BI technical & operational teams to optimize SDLC processes for data catalog maintenance

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Degree, majoring in Computer Science/Information Systems, with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience in application design and implementation.
  • Experience in Data Governance concepts including Master and Metadata management.
  • 3+ years' experience in Metadata Tools, specifically Collibra and Informatica Cloud Data Governance and Catalog.
  • Ability to implement workflows and APIs in Collibra and Informatica Cloud Data Governance and Catalog.
  • Familiarity with GDPR concepts.
  • Software Development Life Cycle Experience.
  • 2+ years of professional experience maintaining a business data catalog (business glossary, articles, trust information, and data stewardship)

  • 3+ years of experience inventorying or cataloging data assets
  • 3+ years of experience performing data quality reviews and analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in data visualization tools
  • 3+ years of experience in SQL and Python

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Work Paths
  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best-in-class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.
Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary
We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.
For Location:
Cambridge, MA
U.S. Base Salary Range:
$133,000.00 - $209,000.00
The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.
U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.
EEO Statement
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.
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What are Takeda Perks + Benefits

Takeda Benefits Overview

We believe that the company’s long-term success depends on fostering an equitable, inclusive environment where all employees are welcomed, empowered and inspired to be themselves, and use their unique voices and talents.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Black Leadership Council, Building Asian Leaders, IMPACTO (LatinX affiliation), Parents and Caregivers, Gender Parity Network, STRIVE (military affiliation), EnAbles, IGNITE, Take Pride, Faith@Work
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Fitness reimbursement, club discounts, team challenges, access to wellness apps and programs
Mental health benefits
Takeda offers an employee assistance program.
Wellness days
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Takeda's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100%of an employee's contributions up to 4% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
In addition to traditional PTO, Takeda also offers a company wide paid shutdown from Christmas to New Year's Day.
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Takeda provides learning opportunities, and often hosts guest speakers to share their expertise on various topics ranging from leadership to DE&I to innovation and more.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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