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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Vice President, Data Compliance

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 11/19/2018






As a key member of the Optum Data Solutions leadership team, you will be accountable for the following:





Data Quality


  • Centralize Quality results by source and communicate results to sources

  • Framework, tools and strategy

  • Build and manage common set of quality checks by data topic, incorporating customer defined quality checks (at the earliest possible point in the data flow)

  • Build and execute common set of operational controls for completeness, reconciliation, count validation, etc.

  • Centralize new enrichments on enterprise service

  • Provide central dashboarding for the health of the ecosystem

  • Incorporate Machine Learning for DQ Predictive Power



Data Governance and Access Control


  • Coordinate and collaborate with enterprise entities including:

    • Legal, Compliance and Privacy offices

    • Offshore Governance Office

    • Enterprise Information security

    • Project Governance

  • Create, communicate and enforce enterprise, centralized data governance process and policies

  • Data governance council oversight

  • Strategy, tools, framework

  • Dashboards

  • Data Use & Rights oversight






    • Strategy, tools, framework

    • Enhancements to Metadata repository including attestations of element classifications and machine learning integrations

    • Machine learning automated data classification tooling

    • Build and manage technical and business metadata



Data Security



  • Strategy, tools, framework

  • Deliver Data Rights Tracking System (automated security access approvals)

  • Implement element level tagging for sensitive data

  • Implement record authorization tool to apply Privacy and Usage rules

  • Implement attribute based access controls (ABAC) vs. role based access control (RBAC) mechanism

  • Expand data stewardship model across strategic enterprise assets





  • 15 + years of increasing and relevant experience in Data solutions space
  • Enterprise Data Platform expertise

  • Proven Big Data & Cloud solutioning background

  • Data & Analytics as a Service experience

  • Track record of working with Petabytes of data

  • Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning experience

  • Demonstrated ability to scope technical requirements for delivering data solutions
  • Proven leadership skills, evidenced by obtaining results through cross-functional teams in different geographies and cultures
  • Previous experience leading global teams of technologists, including senior professionals in the data profession  
  • Track record of success establishing buy in for ideas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Academic background in computer science or related field (advanced degree preferred) 





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