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Data Steward I - Technical Writer

Job ID 21003698 United States

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. 

Kroll is building an enterprise data group, and we’re looking for you to join our growing portfolio of data and AI projects. In this role, you will be an early and critical member of a data stewardship team, working together with the equally new data engineering, data science, visualization, and analysis teams.  While having a basic knowledge in each of these areas, our team will be primarily focused on:

  • Data Evaluation and Cataloging - Investigation, exploration, interrogation and triaging of data, coupled with the describing and cataloging of those findings.
  • Data Facilitation - Consultatively assisting our internal business and technical peers by contributing to evaluation and feasibility of initiatives with a focus on the data and governance perspectives.
  • Data Assets Management - Understanding and curating the data and information currently and potentially available to Kroll, as well as sharing your expertise on the strengths, restrictions, and limitations of each.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acting as our expert and primary writer for the enterprise data group around topics such as data science, data engineering, governance, legal, stewardship, and other relevant areas
  • Engaging in internal exploration around company processes, subject matter experts, historical fact gathering, and other information facilitating the understanding of data observations
  • Manage and maintain all data governance-related documentation such as data dictionaries, definitions, business rules, security, and process maps
  • Capturing non-automated information and updating our data catalog accordingly
  • Acting as a key recordkeeper and scribe, capturing, formalizing, and organizing information gathered throughout various processes
  • Assist team and extended group members in preparing and formalizing specifications, Statements of Work (SOWs), outbound Request for Proposals (RFPs), and other procedural documents or forms.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • General literacy of all the various technology functions within a large, modern organization  
  • Experience illustrating curiosity, adaptability, and an aptitude for learning new skills
  • The general ability to absorb and then translate information around subjects in which no expertise is expected (data science and engineering techniques, visualization trends, regulation, and privacy emerging news, etc…) for the consumption by various audiences
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • Aptitude for information gathering, particularly asking appropriately focused questions and continuing with logical, subsequent questions
  • Experience with cataloging information used as a reference, consistently and accurately
  • Proficiency with then Microsoft Office suite of tools  
  • Ability to work effectively with a virtual and remote international team

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of any of the subject areas in which the enterprise data group specializes
  • Experience working in a group producing data products or solutions
  • Experience as a professional or academic researcher
  • Experience as a paralegal
  • Experience in a library or academic setting
  • Experience with Visio
  • Multilingual

In order to be considered for a position at Kroll, you must formally apply via careers.kroll.com 

Kroll is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

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