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Director of Enterprise Data Strategy

Location: Canonsburg, PA, United States
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Req ID: R00934693-OTHLOC-908

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Director of Enterprise Data Strategy

Full Time Perm

Way of Work: Hybrid - 2 days on premise

Salary Range: $150,900 - $226,300, plus annual bonus and equity

Location: Columbus, OH

Relocation assistance provided

The Director of Enterprise Data Strategy is responsible and accountable for leading a team that: 

  • Creates the enterprise cloud data strategy and data enablement frameworks for NiSource 

  • Builds a center of excellence around data strategy (engineering, architecture, and science) to help build a long-term competency in treating data as an asset  

  • Leads multiple functions with a focus on data engineering, architecture, and science to effectively and efficiently curate data through NiSource’s industrialized pipeline 

  • Prioritizes and manages the data ingestion backlog for IT 

The Director partners with the rest of the Data & Analytics leadership team to create a unified data strategy to enable analytics to drive value with strong data integrity. The Director is also responsible for creating and maintaining partnerships with the Business Unit leaders and the IT Transformation Team. 

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Owns the data strategy and data enablement framework for the enterprise, people, process, policies, and technology. 

  • Builds a team of talented specialists that can navigate a fast-paced environment with the potential for frequent course changes.    

  • Identifies, analyzes, and leverages industry best practices, benchmark studies and business relationships with other utilities to measure and improve business processes  

  • Builds effective coalitions with key stakeholders at various levels across organizations in a matrixed environment leading to better alignment and faster business value delivery. 

  • Proactively manages risks and provides optimal performance / throughput   

  • Provides oversight to assigned project/ program management resource or leads large complex initiatives, collaborating with business leadership and managing program delivery across internal IT, third party vendors, and service providers  

  • Serves as a mentor and coach to direct reports and analytical professionals  

  • Partners and aligns with IT strategies that support an efficient, secure, cost-effective use of technology  

  

Required Qualifications for Position

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, data science, mathematics, statistics, economics, engineering, or a related business or quantitative discipline 

  • 10+ years total experience, including 3+ years of direct leadership experience building and managing high performing teams 

  • 5+ years in a Data and/or Analytics function

  • 5+ years of experience in technical program management including successful oversight of large, complex projects or programs that cross multiple domains

 

Preferred Qualifications for Position

  • Advanced degree in data science, math, MBA, or other related 

  • Experience in building data lake strategies and data enablement frameworks

  • Experience with enterprise data modeling

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams 

  • Capable of negotiation and influence of operational teams on analytic product improvement actions 

  • Electric/Gas utility experience knowledge  

Disclaimer 

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position 

  

Inclusion and Diversity 

  • Value inclusion within your day-to-day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.  

  • Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.  

  • Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.  

Safety 

  • Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.    

  • Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.    

  • Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.    

  • Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.  

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Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$150,900.00 - $226,300.00

Posting Start Date:

2024-03-12

Posting End Date (if applicable):


Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.
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