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

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

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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. ​

The Analyst, Data Steward is responsible for 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.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • 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


  • 5+ years experience in data management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detailed knowledge of data governance and quality management concepts, practices, and procedures

Non-Technical Skills:

  • Problem Solving & Analysis

  • Business Acumen

  • Communication & Leadership

  • Relationship Building

  • Creativity & Innovation

  • Influence & Organizational Savvy

  • Planning & Organizing

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in fields such as business, math, data architecture, library science
  • 3+ 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 Informatica, Stibo Systems MDM, or Ataccama One preferred
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: RDS, Glue, Athena, S3 a plus
  • Experience with Neo4j Graph Database, Mulesoft, and Gprahql a plus


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Notification to Agencies:

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