Metadata Lead

Huntington National Bank

Huntington National Bank

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024



Our Enterprise Data and Analytics team is growing, and we’re looking for an outstanding Metadata Lead to join our team. The Metadata Lead will play a pivotal role in driving the technology and metadata operation standards for data governance and delivery solutions throughout Huntington Bank. The Metadata teams support metadata management operations and operations of the comprehensive data inventory. Their experiences in all phases of the data lifecycle and team-oriented collaboration will facilitate the transformation of Huntington’s data strategy and support the data users’ business needs. The Metadata Lead drives and executes reporting and analysis needs for various end users, management, project teams, clients, and peers, focusing on the identification of metadata, reference data, and quality issues, as well as potential solutions. Here at Huntington Bank, we want Metadata Leads to work with our analytics team as we develop metadata and reference data solutions to better serve our customers, support our communities, and make our colleagues' lives better. Our goal is to be the best performing Regional Bank in America, and we need data and analytics to meet that goal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead continuous Improvement of the metadata and reference data repositories to meet the needs of stakeholders.
  • Partner with technical and business stakeholders to perform root cause analysis of data lineage gaps in our metadata repository and recommend solutions
  • Lead internal groups in resolving data concerns.
  • Update metadata and reference data repositories where appropriate based on input from technical or business stakeholders
  • Manage the diagnosis of issues with existing platform configurations and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Use business acumen and functional stakeholder input to recommend and implement process improvements supporting Critical Data Element certification as part of a federated Data Governance team
  • Build strong working relationships throughout the enterprise.
  • Serve as a functional expert on our data systems & reporting tools, while communicating with other teams via robust data storytelling.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business Intelligence, Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering
  • 7+ years of related experience working with data, metadata and reference data frameworks, and experience in metadata and/or data quality monitoring
  • 3+ years of experience leading colleagues/work efforts and managing toward deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with data management concepts including data governance, data quality, master data management, data lineage, metadata, and reference data management
  • Demonstrated technical competency of organizing and facilitating problem solving in a group environment
  • Business acumen in relating data to business process drivers and performance management
  • Collaborative, team-focused, delivery experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working independently with minimal direction
  • Strategic, intellectually curious thinker with focus on outcomes
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and fill different roles within the team
  • Ability to work objectively towards solving problems
  • Strong knowledge of data and metadata and reference data management principles
  • Strong knowledge of business analysis and process engineering
  • Ability to think conceptually and abstractly
  • Business outcome focused
  • Demonstrated perseverance
  • Strong negotiation, influencing, and partnership skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently across multiple tasks while meeting aggressive timelines



Exempt Status: (Yes = not eligible for overtime pay) (No = eligible for overtime pay)


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