Cummins Inc. Data Governance Analyst - Senior in Columbus, Indiana

Data Governance Analyst - Senior


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate unite delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for a Data Technical Analyst - Senior. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Reports data quality risks and KPI measurement statistics to data governance council

  • Manages metadata and data standards to ensure adherence, working closely with IT

  • Coordinates activities of data stewards located within the business, working closely with the business process owner

  • Supports business data analysis and proposal creation as a member of a data governance council

  • Guides the business to prepare data.

  • Leads initial data exploration steps (binning, pivoting, summarizing and finding correlations, for example)

  • Catalogues business attributes to enable data discovery

  • Coaches business to establish and enforce guidelines for data collection, integration and processes

  • Leads data and systems analysis as required to support data governance processes. Understands data governance roles and processes, and ensures that they are followed

  • Prepares and presents communications to leaders and stakeholders

  • Manage & execute data quality activities for master data programs and projects

  • Manages, coaches, and mentors direct reports on data quality processes and tools

  • Collaborate with business data owners and stewards for ongoing data quality improvement initiatives

  • Act as subject matter expert for data quality and support master data governance activities

  • Communicate Data quality metrics & improvements to data governance councils and key business stakeholders


Data Literacy - Expresses data in context, including data sources and constructs, analytical methods and applied techniques; describes the use-case application and resulting value.

Data Profiling - Assesses data issues and cleansing requirements to perform data extraction, mapping, collection, and testing; establishes good, quality data.

Data Governance - Assures definition, ownership, metadata management, and security for Cummins data.

Data Communication and Visualization - Constructs a tale of the business problem, root cause, solution options, and opportunities through illustrating data visually, including reports and dashboards.

Data Analytics - Interprets information relying on knowledge of business or functional frameworks, and leverages analytical problem-solving tools to draw conclusions and communicate meaningful patterns that drive business insights; assesses quality of data as an initial step of the analysis.

Data Quality - Identifies, understands and corrects flaws in data that supports effective information governance across operational business processes and decision making.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Interpersonal savvy - Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.


At least two years of data quality experience.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, 525 Irwin Office Building IOB

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 24, 2018, 3:12:07 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006FV