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Data Governance Specialist - Europe remote

Date:  Nov 2, 2021

Barcelona, B, ES, 08019 Munich, DE, 80333

Company:  Vista

Who We Are:

Vista’s Data and Analytics (DnA) organization is working to make our company one of the world’s most well-known and successful data-driven companies. The cross-functional team includes product owners, analysts, technologists, data engineers and more – all focused on providing Vista with information and tools we can use to deliver jaw-dropping customer value. DnA team members are empowered to learn new skills, communicate openly and be active problem-solvers. Find out more at http://www.vista.io/


What You Will Do:

As Associate Data Governance Manager, you will drive forward the data governance office. You will build and maintain policies, principles and processes that will help to govern our data in our data mesh. With support and mentorship from the Data Governance Manager, you will closely collaborate with data product owners and data engineers from the DnA and the technology organization and work together to ensure ownership and compliance against governance standards. You will build and engage a community of seeking data governance fans within the company!

  • Implement and lead data governance programs and policies to improve discoverability, self-explanatory and trustworthiness of our data
  • Support our data domain leaders and data products teams to align with data governance and data privacy policies
  • Solve data governance-related challenges in different tools like Snowflake, Alation, or Looker
  • Lead the creation of policies and standards
  • Ensure that data producers and consumers are compliant to new data governance policies in place
  • Build and engage the data community to strengthen the data culture within Vista
  • Support the democratization of data with our data literacy initiative


Your Qualifications:

At Vista, we value the experiences that individual team members add to our culture. Please don't hesitate to apply even if you don't meet the exact qualifications, we look forward to learning more about you!

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Management, Information Systems, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in data governance in a global technology / software company
  • Deep understanding of data governance practices and experience in defining standards and practices
  • Good communication and social skills along with negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills


Nice to Have:

  • Be able to work with Agile methodologies and remote tools
  • Knowledge of databases and BI tools and/or experience in writing SQL queries
  • Experience with data governance tools or other tools for data management (e.g., Alation, Collibra, Informatica or BigID) in a decentralized data mesh


Why You'll Love Working Here:

Being at Vista means that you don’t see work as just a building, a desk or a manufacturing floor. You see it as a chance to take a step forward in your career journey – and your life. We strive to give you everything you need to learn, grow, and succeed. Through innovation, collaboration, and perpetual exposure to what’s next, we’re always pushing boundaries and broadening our horizons. We embrace the chance to operate outside of our comfort zone to discover what we’re capable of. Some might call that a challenge; we just call it another great day at work.

Vista has received numerous recognitions including a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) naming us a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality. We also earned a place as one of the best remote-first workplaces in the U.S. and on the Boston Best Places to Work list from Built In. In addition, Vista’s CEO, Robert Keane, was recently honored with Comparably’s Best CEOs award, listing him among the top CEOs according to employees. Vista offers numerous support systems including Employee Resource Groups like Pride, Mosaic, and Women in Technology, and special interests communities to foster awareness, respect, and inclusion within the workplace.


We're Remote-First:

In 2020, Vista adopted a Remote-First operating model and culture. We heard from our team members that having the freedom, autonomy and trust in each other to work from home and, the ability to operate when they are most productive, empowers them to be their best. Vista also provides collaboration spaces for team members to work physically together when it's safe to do so and when in-person collaboration will deliver the best results. Currently we are enabled to hire remote team members in over 30 US States as well as several countries in Europe, including Spain, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Switzerland.


About Us:

As an e-commerce powerhouse, Vista creates customer value (and delight) through accessible, cutting-edge technology. We are the marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world. For more than 20 years, we have helped small businesses look and feel credible through high-quality marketing products and solutions that include signage, logo apparel, promotional products, face masks, flyers, postcards, business cards, websites and digital marketing. With Vista, small businesses are able to create and customize their marketing with easy-to-use digital tools and design-templates, or by receiving expert graphic design support. In 2020, Vista acquired 99designs to expand its design offering via a worldwide community of more than 150,000 talented designers to make it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. Vista is focused on making great marketing and design accessible to every small business owner, allowing them to create a cohesive brand image for use in-store, online and on-the-go.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vista, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.


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