Data Governance/Data Quality Manager in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

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Job Description

The Data Governance Manager must have a good knowledge on the enterprise data governance framework and processes. This position will ensure that the Advance Auto Parts has the trusted and robust data standards, policies, metadata, and processes to support the Professional customer domain.

Responsible to identify & resolve the data quality issues which includes prioritization, process documentation, and serve as a subject matter expert for the Professional customer domain.

Manage the team which consists of data analysts & data stewards, and work very closely with the business team and IT staff to execute the data governance initiatives. Champion the enterprise data management best practices for Professional Customer domain.


  • Evaluate and drive data management processes (i.e., define best practices and processes to support efficiencies within product data management).
  • Manage the collection and definition of Professional Customer data features and functions across all cross-functional areas resulting in the complete accuracy and completeness of data.
  • Ensure that cross-functional business leaders have accurate Professional Customer information available when they need it, can access it, and understand it to make informed and reliable business decisions.
  • Develop reporting processes required by enterprise stakeholders.
  • Identify key metrics to define success for Sales Operations as it relates to Professional Customer data.
  • Manage data migration requirements and processes.
  • Coordinate the procedures and program development of technical resources or vendors who support the systems used to manage data.
  • Represent Professional customer domain in the data governance council and work very closely with the sub domain owners to fix the data issues and develop a remediation plan to prevent future data quality issues. 
  • Manage the Professional Customer’s domain metadata in the data governance tool
  • Establish/Manage the processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate metadata for Professional Customer, takes steps to assure metadata accuracy and validity.
  • Provide thought leadership and direction to the data stewards and data analysts.
  • Performs all other duties and special assignments as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Strong analytical skills required. Ability to develop and communicate proper data procedures internal and external to the team.  Ability to create actionable strategies for ingesting and exporting large amounts of data in a timely manner.
  • Good financial acumen/ability to manage budgets and understand financial models for internal and external customers. Ability to understand statistical and analytical concepts as well as communicate them to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities.  Ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing environment while adhering to tight schedules and budgets. Demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects in varying degrees of implementation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively at all levels.  Proven track record of establishing strong relationships with internal and external customers in order to achieve business objectives and drive strategic change. Proven ability to influence others through facts and gain leadership support to drive new processes.
  • Working knowledge on the data profiling and data quality tools to expose and determine causes of data quality issues and write data quality rules.
  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines efficiently and effectively
  • Exposure to Master Data Management (MDM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) would be preferred.
  • Strong data skill with a hands-on experience in RDMBS


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelors or higher degree preferred in Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Finance, Communications, Statistics, or related field; and
  • 5-7 years of experience in data management
  • Minimum 2 years of related data quality or data governance experience or Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • RDBMS working knowledge (Oracle, Teradata, SQL Server, etc.,)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Exposure to data governance platform (Informatica, Collibra, etc.)
  • Working knowledge with the Metadata management tools such as Collibra, Waterline, etc.,
  • Hands-on experience in using Data Quality tools such as IDQ, IBM Information Analyzer, etc.,
  • A working knowledge of CSV, Text Files, XMLPath, JSON structures is also preferred.
  • Exposure to Master data management is a preferred
  • Experience in managing the data stewards in the past would be preferred skill to have


This position directly supervises Data Analyst & Data Stewards.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.