Metadata Specialist

Job Title: Metadata Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Adelaide
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-29
Reference: JO-1911-536285
Contact Name: Kapil Arora
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2019 16:10

Job Description

Our Adelaide CBD based client is currently looking for a Data Metadata Specialist in an initial 6-month contract. The purpose of this role is to develop and maintain metadata for data assets to ensure the organisation's and its key stakeholders understand all aspects of information available to support business activities.

Key expected outcomes:
  • Interpret Extract Transform & Load packages, SQL code and database objects including views and stored procedures
  • Interpret data sources, aggregations, filtering and calculations on end-user reports and data models
  • Document metadata for data in the environment using appropriate tools
  • Define and document appropriate metadata attributes such as ownership, sensitivity, data source, update frequency, related data, etc.
  • Define a methodology to maintain the currency of metadata
  • Define tools and systems for users to access metadata and data provenance information efficiently

Experience and skills required:
  • Ability to read and write SQL queries
  • Ability to read SSIS Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) packages
  • Ability to work with databases
  • Experience developing metadata using relevant tools and techniques
  • Experience documenting data flows, data transformations and relationships between data elements (data mapping)
  • Experience documenting attributes, definitions and calculation logic for data elements  (metadata)

If the role sounds interesting, please apply online or call Kapil on 08 8228 1566.

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