Data Specialist - Data Design
State Farm - Bloomington, IL

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WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?
  • Defines, designs and documents conceptual and logical data models
  • Develops clear definitions for data elements
  • Develops worked examples to promote understanding of data changes
  • Promotes consistent data naming standards (such as table columns, class attributes, etc.) across the enterprise
  • Captures metadata for data elements
  • Partners with business partners to ensure data needs are met and captured

WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION?
  • Identifies and promotes data design patterns to promote consistency and reuse across enterprise data stores
  • Advances Data Design techniques within the data design community and across the enterprise
  • Keeps abreast of industry trends and best practices as it relates to data management and design techniques and applies to current work efforts
  • Drives, embraces and enables an environment of change - fostering innovation, championing initiatives, efforts and ideas for Systems and the enterprise
  • Leads and/or contributes to strategic work (highly complex and crosses multiple organizational boundaries) and influences team members and business partners
  • Provides input to business partners by acting as a point of contact on data and database issues
  • Utilizes, promotes and aids in defining processes such as: data design standards, guidelines and quality controls
  • Provides leadership and direction to others at the release or project level
  • Navigates and successfully leads any problem or project assignment to completion
  • Maintains solid relationships and strategic partnering skills with team members, business partners, and external associates
  • Serves as a change advocate, championing initiatives, efforts and ideas for Systems and the Enterprise
  • Uses a working knowledge of at least one Database management system, such as DB2, SQL Server, Oracle to complete assignments
  • Develops data design solutions and verifies they effectively meet business partner needs
  • Exercises sound judgment to diagnose and resolve problems within area of expertise
  • Uses a working knowledge of data standards and concepts in daily assignments
  • Collaborates with project teams to assist in delivery of data solutions
  • Develops advisor skills

ITEMS OF NOTE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We are seeking candidates with vast experience in Data Architecture to work in a fast-paced, challenging work environment.

Note: Data Design tool suite experience, such as E/R Studio, is a plus.

There is a possibility that this position may require a one-time 8 week period of working 2nd and/or 3rd shift.

BENEFITS: TOTAL REWARDS

Our Total Rewards benefits package includes:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • Annual merit reviews
  • Annual bonus potential
You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan (Savings & Thrift in Canada), Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more. To search for more information on careers in the U.S., visit statefarm.com/careers. To search for more information on careers in Canada, visit statefarm.ca/careers.

State Farm Insurance is an equal opportunity employer

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