Manager, Digital Data Governance and Ops - Remote


Remote, WI, US


Auto req ID: 22169  
Title: Manager, Digital Data Governance and Ops - Remote  
Job Function: Information Technology  
Location: Remote 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company  
Full or Part-Time: Full Time  

At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


We maximize employee flexibility and well-being through a virtual mindset that supports our highly distributed, global workforce. We take an outcome-focused, people-centered approach to winning, including welcoming the best talent - wherever they may be.


This remote role is not tightly linked to a physical location and provides flexibility in where, when and how you accomplish your work.


The Manager, Data Governance & Operations will bring data management experience and technical skills to manage the end-to-end life cycle of enterprise data. This role is to set up proactive data quality checks, act as data stewards, focused on the day-to-day data operations & management tasks, primarily focusing on monitoring the entire lifecycle of data, govern the data & change management. This work will require collaboration with many partners, including other business teams, Analytics & Insights and Operations, and commercial teams. 
This leader will lead a team of database administrators, data architects, data governance analysts and solution lead, and contract resources to develop, maintain and support data management solutions and operations. The purpose of this position is to provide technical leadership for DBAs and contract developers and to provide production and non-production support of on premise and cloud data repositories. 


  • Maintain a predictable, transparent data storage that ensures always-on access to high-quality data for stakeholders across the company
  • Responsible for day-to-day data collection, transportation, maintenance/curation and access to the HD data set
  • Work cross-functionally across the enterprise to centralize data and standardize it for use by business, data science or other stakeholders (This also involves storing and exposing data via a Database, Data Lake, and other APIs)
  • Develop and lead an enterprise-wide data governance program, which includes creating and running a data governance council.
  • Oversees maintenance of business rules and Data Quality Management activities to align with up/downstream data needs/changes
  • Ensures operational compliance by implementing controls in organization systems and processes
  • Ensure that data collected internally and externally meets quality standards
  • Manage data governance processes focusing on quality, consistency, usability, and availability of customer, product, territory alignments, etc to the business and downstream systems
  • Manage multiple projects and deliver consistently to the expectations of different stakeholders
  • Demonstrate the ability to influence multiple stakeholders to ensure a high-level of team involvement in key business decisions while working effectively with business partners

Experience & skillsets required:

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, or equivalent, with 8+ years of practical experience managing database administrators, architects, engineers, and contract developers

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:

  • Relational database concepts, modern data warehousing concepts, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and higher, T-SQL,
  • 8+ years of relevant data management consulting or industry experience (Enterprise Data Architecture, Data Engineering (or ETL), Master Data Management, Data Catalogs and Lineage, Data Governance and Data Quality, Data Strategy)
  • Previous experience managing or leading Data Governance initiatives or teams
  • Effective communication skills and relationship management skills
  • Experience with Data Governance, Data Management software including MDM, data catalogue, data lineage tools (e.g.: Informatica, Talend, Atacama or Collibra)
  • Experience in data bases like SQL server, Oracle, DB2 
  • Experience with Master Data Management, Data Governance, Data Operations, Data quality measurement, and project management
  • Proficient in business process analysis, and data model, process flow, functional architecture documentation, and agile methodologies
  • Experienced in data architecture, relational data modeling methodologies including normalized data modeling, start schema modeling
  • Experience in data base administration, performance tuning, SQL, and Data profiling
  • Experience in various databases like Oracle, Sql server, DB2, data modeling tool Erwin/Embarcadero, cloud technologies Azure 


Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


The pay range shown represents the national average pay range for this role. Your pay may be more or less than the stated range and is dependent on your geographic location and level of experience.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: Yes 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Pay Range: $124,000 - $186,000
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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