US Tech CDO Data Governance Senior Manager @ PRICE WATERHOUSE COOPERS - Irvine, CA

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2 months ago

US Tech CDO Data Governance Senior Manager


A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change. Our team is responsible for defining and upholding data governance plans. Efforts transform the way the firm manages and capitalizes on its data/maximizes the income potential of data which spans a variety of people, processes, policies, and technologies.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The role of the Enterprise Search product owner will be responsible for curating business demand for the search platform that scans a multitude of internal and external data sources to expose data and deliver insights our people need to find information, solve problems and serve clients effectively. This product owner will collaborate with a broad range of knowledge and systems stewards to curate, retrieve/index, and monitor content.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:
6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Computer and Information Science, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Management Information Systems

Additional Educational Preferences:

Business Intelligence

Certification(s) Preferred:

SAFe certified Product Manager/Owner

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs, emphasizing the following:

  • Demonstrating intimate knowledge of, and/or success directing, multiple facets of data and business intelligence, data engineering, design and implementation, data governance and information risk management, data lifecycle management, and the use of technology and tools related to data and analytics;
  • Staying current with the Business Intelligence technical landscape to stay relevant to our customers and competitive with the external environment; and,
  • Providing in leading search capabilities, data indexing, and analyzing structured and unstructured data.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader by:

  • Demonstrating proven intimate abilities and success with identifying and articulating business problems in the form of functional, data and technical requirements, and innovative thought leadership in the creation of data products and solutions;
  • Driving the implementation of the enterprise search product roadmap in coordination with the enterprise search product manager and business analysis teams;
  • Creating and managing the enterprise search data engineering team’s backlog and directing development prioritization and outcomes;
  • Managing a small team of business analysts and developers to rapidly provide answers and direction to engineering team questions and blockers;
  • Developing the quality assurance and user acceptance plan for enterprise search indexed data delivered to business stakeholders;
  • Leading teams to create an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views, coaching staff, and encouraging improvement and innovation; and,
  • Defining and establishing industry leading practices in Agile development as it pertains to roadmap execution with the ability to identify changing global trends and influences as part of the development process.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more:

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington State, and Westchester County (NY), please visit the following link for pay range information:


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