Data Governance Manager


On Site
Full Time


Attention to detail
Data governance
Security clearance
Electronic warfare
Network design
Hardware development
Big data
Data management
Data quality
Data integrity
Data Analysis
Problem solving
Critical thinking
Meta-data management
Computer science
Information management
Financial planning
Life insurance
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Business administration
Cyber security
Analytical skill
Software development
Microsoft Exchange

Job Details

Requisition Number: 18636

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Secret

Level of Experience: Mid

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

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Job Description

The successful candidate can work remotely but must reside WITHIN the state of Maine.

HII is looking for a Data Governance Manager responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining and evangelizing a comprehensive enterprise data governance program. The Data Governance Manager will work with all business domains, IT professionals, legal counsel, and product owners, globally, to develop and enforce data governance policies, standards, and procedures. The Data Governance Manager will also be responsible for developing and maintaining data dictionaries, data lineage diagrams, and other data documentation, and evangelizing them through the creation of community of practices around data.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Define, drive, and manage the enterprise data governance implementation roadmap, including strategic priorities for the development of data management capabilities in autonomy
  • Collaborate with IT teams to establish data governance tools, technologies, and infrastructure required to support data governance initiatives.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of data dictionaries, data lineage diagrams, KPI catalogs, and other comprehensive data documentations which affect ways of working
  • Conduct data quality risk audits to assess data quality, identify data gaps, and recommend corrective actions to improve data integrity and consistency
  • Define and implement data classification and sensitivity frameworks to manage data access, retention, and disposal
  • Designs, develops, and implements statistical and analytical methods, examines processes and systems to consolidate and analyze diverse data sets including structured, semi-structured and unstructured. Develops and sources software programs, algorithms, dashboards, information tools, and queries to clean, model, integrate and evaluate datasets. Employs statistical concepts, linguistics and programming skills to develop related techniques and methods for analysis. Keeps abreast of new analytic methodologies and technologies. Collaborates with functional business units to drive solutions and directions, and interprets and presents findings to enable business decisions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in realted field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Proven experience in data governance, data management, or a related role.
  • Experience in Data discovery-catalog tool is required.
  • Strong knowledge of data governance principles, frameworks, and industry best practices.
  • Familiarity with data privacy and security regulations (e.g., GDPR, PIPL, CCPA) and their implications on data governance.
  • Experience in developing and implementing data governance policies, procedures, and standards in very large organizations.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and data quality assessment techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and influence business and technical stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities with a keen attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with data governance tools, metadata management tools, and data cataloging solutions.
  • Candidate must reside within the state of Maine. and have an active SECRET clearance to start

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or Business with strong Data-related courses. A master's degree is preferred.
  • Experience with Impact Analytics is a big plus.
  • Certifications in data governance, data management, or related fields (e.g., CDMP, DAMA) are a plus.

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.

We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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