Analyst, Data Steward in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Data Steward Analyst who will join our IT team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Data Steward Analyst is responsible for quality management and governance of core internal and external analytical data for the organization. In this role, you will help to establish and refine data governance and control processes.  Additionally, the data steward is responsible to provide ‘fit for use’ data to enable timely generation of sound end-to-end business insight by ensuring our data is timely, accurate, complete and most importantly, ‘fit for purpose’ for business use cases.  The Data Steward will have responsibility for ensuring consistency and clarity of our data across the organization.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Engage in the ongoing and detailed evaluation and monitoring of data quality, integrity, accuracy and consistency

  • Identification of anomalies and discrepancies, and the contribution of expertise to understand the root cause and implement corrective measures.

  • Profile data to identify gaps/problems and recommend viable options to resolve.

  • Ensure compliance within global and regional standards

  • Participate in project and technology design reviews

  • Define/support new standards if applicable

  • Actively engage with key internal and external technology partners

  • Analyze the impact of any new requirements on existing solutions

  • Estimation of efforts for issue-resolution and change requests.

  • Responsible for establishing data-quality metrics and requirements, including defining the values, ranges, and parameters that are acceptable for each data element

  • Identify efficiencies and valued added solutions that analyze possibilities, capabilities, and constraints, and recommend alternative business solutions.

  • Document and maintain metadata for data including ownership, definitions, taxonomies, standards, and reference data through proactive discovery, recurring SME engagement, and evaluation of current and future initiatives and capabilities

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 2+ years’ experience in data management

  • Experience developing and maintaining data governance policy

  • Experience developing and maintaining enterprise data catalog

  • Knowledge of data governance and quality management concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Detailed knowledge of data governance and data quality management concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Experience with Informatica data management tools including IDQ, Axon, MDM, and EDC

  • Process oriented with great documentation skills

Non-Technical Skills:

  • Complex problem solving & analysis

  • Present technical information to the business in a manner that is easy to understand

  • Ability to formulate an in-depth technical strategy meeting the needs of supported business functions

  • Formulate roadmap and implementation plan for existing systems within the company.

  • Relationship building with technical and non-technical personnel

  • Align complex technical strategies with business


  • BS or MS degree in fields such as business, math, data architecture, library science

  • 2+ years of data management experience

  • Ability in managing and communicating data governance plans to internal clients

  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining data catalog

  • Extensive knowledge of Data Governance, Data Quality and Data Lineage

  • Experience with AWS cloud services: RDS, Glue, Athena, S3 a plus

  • Experience with Neo4j Graph Database, Mulesoft, and Gprahql a plus

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)

  • 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, and Scotts Young Professionals

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.