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Data Quality Lead


White Plains, US


At NYPA, IT is providing digital capabilities and driving innovation throughout the organization to achieve its VISION2030 Strategy and goals. The right individual will share our passion of digital technology, transformation, and enjoy working in a dynamic and agile environment based on high collaboration culture.

NYPA’s vision for Data & Analytics is to manage “Data as an Asset” and leverage data to drive actionable insights to better serve its customers, employees, and other key stakeholders. 

The Data Quality Lead is part of the Enterprise Data Governance & Quality Team within NYPA. The Data Quality Lead is responsible for executing the Data Quality Framework, managing the existing Data Quality platform and leading various Data Governance initiatives. This role works directly with business users and leaders to meet their data needs. The Data Quality lead will also be involved in the administration of NYPA Data Governance tools and actively contributes to the operations of various enterprise Data Governance bodies. #LI-JP1


  • Assist all business units across NYPA to establish data quality metrics and improve overall quality of the enterprise data.
  • Collaborate with business units to understand their data needs and identify data requirements including business rules/controls, metrics, and targets for various datasets. 
  • Define data quality rules and analyze data quality profiling results and provide suggestions to improve overall quality of the data
  • Lead the integration of data from various sources into the Data Quality Platform to perform data quality metrics.
  • Collaborate with business owners, data stewards, data custodians and technical owners to perform the activities associated with data quality improvement processes
  • Manage the development and operations of the Data Catalog, Business Glossary and various Data Governance & Quality processes
  • Participate in projects, as the data quality expert, to help identify the requirements around data quality and work with project level data quality resources to implement those.
  • Work closely with Data Governance team on quality metrics necessary to drive improvement and demonstrate execution of greater strategy.
  • Drive the development and management of Data Governance & Quality best practices and training. Monitor adoption of Data Quality within business units and provide subject matter expertise.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Data Quality tools such as Talend DQ, Ataccama, or other such tools.
  • Working knowledge of Data Governance, Data Quality and Data Lineage concepts .
  • Proficiency in programming languages including Structured Query Language (SQL), Python (or other scripted language), and ETL frameworks.
  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience of Data Governance & Quality domains such as metadata management, master data management, data quality, data stewardship and/or data protection.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with diverse audience across business and technical teams, and the confidence to present to senior leaders.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and execute tasks across multiple projects with tight deadlines and aggressive goals.
  • Ability to monitor the data quality results and present updates to executive team.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical field required, Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of IT experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of data-related work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years as an analyst or lead within the Data Governance & Quality function 

Physical Requirements

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $115,000 - $150,000. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to

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