Senior Data Governance/Management Leader

Domain: HealthTech
Career Path: DataBridge
Type: Full Time preferred

Seniority: Mid senior level
Location: Greater Boston


Data governance expertise in life sciences, pharmaceutical, health care, or other relevant regulated environments.

Knowledge in the wide range of R&D processes, and data management tools/ applications used in Life Science R&D.

Knowledge engineering experience both hands on and strategy

Metadata definition and handling

Deep understanding of data flow and data transformations

Relevant data management in the health care and life sciences

General understanding and experience with ontologies

Excellent business analysis skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills including technical writing skills

Excellent knowledge of MS Office Suite (PPT, Excel, Project, SharePoint)

Previous experience in Business / Data Analytics / Operations / Controls / Systems Analysis / Quality Assurance

Proven experience in eliciting requirements and generating process documentation

Experience in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools

Highly self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills.

Creative and independent scientific thinking to solve complex technical and scientific problems. Capable of integrating information generated from multiple sources to shape and strengthen research hypotheses.

Ability to work independently yet team-oriented. Capable of building strong relationships with peers, partners outside of function and customers.


Bachelors in a data governance/management or knowledge engineer related field is required, Master & PhD preferred


4+ years of relevant data governance/management or knowledge engineering/ management


We are excited to be expanding our Life Science Data Governance group in our Boston and Cambridge offices. We are looking for a Senior Data Governance/Management Leader to join or lead our Life Science Data Governance Group.

Our Life Science Data Governance Group is in charge of mission critical Data Governance, Data Management, Data Quality and Data Analytics programs. This group is responsible for effective and consistent Data Management of our client’s critical data assets.

At Arrayo we make data management more efficient and transparent, so that data assets are available and accessible for advanced analytics, and so that the inherent value of data assets can be realized more readily. Arrayo assists top tier clients in life sciences and financial technologies in establishing effective DG/DM frameworks and strategies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Significant interactions with senior stakeholders in addition to opportunities to own deliverables.

Develop business cases for utilization of specific data assets relevant for key business use case

Improve accessibility of relevant data assets and provide better definition of current metadata model for data and for data/information flows

Define the generic components of DG/DM ecosystem components in a complex environment

Define key strategic guidelines for implementation of DG/DM ecosystem components

Governance – Establish the DG strategy and the creation and adoption of enterprise data governance policies and standards

Identify and index the relevant data assets

Identify and index the processing of and information flow between those data assets

Understand a wide variety of complex business cases for utilizing these data assets in the life sciences

Ultimately define a model to capture the metadata for these data assets and information flows

Identify and benchmark tools for metadata management

Identify relevant reference data sets (vocabularies, taxonomies, ontologies, related external data sets)

Integrate reference data sets with internal data sets

Define general guidelines for metadata capture and utilization for data assets and information flow

Define general guidelines usage of data assets based on business cases

Provide guidelines for and set priorities for implementing such guidelines and DG/DM components


Senior Data Governance/Management Leader

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Arrayo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.