Meta Data Specialist at Bayer (St. Louis, MO)

| St. Louis, MO
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At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Meta Data Specialist


The primary responsibilities of this role, Meta Data Specialist, are to:

  • Facilitate the maintenance of data in and continuous Improvement of the NA Central Metadata Repository;
  • Influence the usage and maintenance of the data repository;
  • Develop and monitor operational metrics regarding the metadata repository to ensure the repository is kept up-to-date;
  • Update areas of the metadata repository where appropriate based on input from Technical or Business stakeholders;
  • Use business acumen and functional stakeholder input to understand data needed for process enablement, to locate the needed data, and to translate to the right measures at the right granularity to answer the question being asked with appropriate presentation;
  • Assist technical and business stakeholders with finding answers to metadata questions generated through normal business operations;
  • Collaborate with business and IT colleagues to define and document data and metric definitions;
  • Build strong working relationships with Product Supply, Finance and Commercial data consumers to understand the definition of data/metrics and how they are used in the business;
  • Work with IT Data Stewards and Data Support Teams to understand business rules behind available data to enable proper interpretation for metrics;
  • Understand and leverage common definitions of cross functional and cross brand metrics and calculations;
  • Work with Business Insights team member to support data/metrics definition workshops;
  • Develop awareness and training assets regarding the NA Central Metadata Repository;
  • Understand and leverage basic change management concepts and processes to develop change management plans designed to shorten acceptance and learning curves for the data definition repository and the applications built on it;
  • Use interpersonal skills to deliver the planned communications and training to the target audiences for the data definition repository and the applications built on it;
  • Monitor automated data validation processes for data quality gaps;
  • Leverage baseline understanding of defined process metrics to manage validation tracking mechanisms;
  • Leverage and coordinates expertise of system and database subject matter experts to solve data quality deficiencies;
  • Develop and maintain the necessary data and documentation to understand the data elements, respective sources, expected range of answers;
  • Work with BI Team members to maintain a data repository, regular reporting and ad-hoc reporting for internal data validation metrics.

  • Domestic relocation assitance available if needed
  • VISA sponsorship can be provided if needed
  • This role is based in St.Louis, MO with an option for remote work


your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values. more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Intelligence, Data Science, Computer Science or Engineering with at least two years of experience working with data (e.g., Finance, Data Warehousing, Data Analytics, Reporting);
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills in the data arena;
  • Demonstrated technical competency of organizing and facilitating problem solving in a group environment;
  • Business acumen in area of relating data to business process drivers and performance management. Adjusts communication appropriately to both business and IT audiences;
  • Collaborative team-focused delivery experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related field (e.g., Business Intelligence, Data Science, Analytics); Ag Industry and/or supply chain knowledge;
  • Experience leveraging one or more tools in the Business Intelligence space (e.g., Tableau, SAP Business Objects Webi, Web FOCUS, QlikView, Microsoft BI, Microstrategy, Cognos, Alteryx, Paxata, Trifacta, Informatica, Talend, Ascential) or with data analysis/reporting using standard business tools (e.g., Advanced Excel, Advanced Microsoft Access).
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements. Location:United States : Missouri : St. Louis || United States : Residence Based : Residence Based Division:Crop Science Reference Code:636905 Contact Us Email:hrop[email protected]
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Bayer operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Whippany, NJ. Bayer was founded in 2022. It has 99167 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 16 open jobs at Bayer, click here.
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