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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/20/19

Applications Due09/30/19

Vacancy ID73194

AgencyFinancial Services, Department of

TitleData Architect/Governance

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 15%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address One State Street

City New York


Zip Code10004

Minimum Qualifications Appointment method:

This is an appointment to a position in the exempt jurisdictional class. As such, the incumbent of this position would serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

Duties Description Under the provisions of the Paid Family Leave (PFL) program, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) has been charged with implementing a data warehouse that will not only be used by DFS, but also the Workers Compensation Board, the Department of Health and other agencies. DFS is seeking to fill the position of Data Architect/Governance in our Information Technology Unit to develop database architectures, coding standards and quality assurance procedures for the new Paid Family Leave data warehouse. This includes playing an important and sensitive role in decision-making and policy-making activities.

Given the criticality of this PFL program, it is imperative that the application code be reviewed to ensure that it delivers all functionality. This position is critically needed to help design and maintain the data architecture of this program, as well as securing its confidential data, and assuring its data accuracy and quality.

The incumbent will advise policy-makers on issues related to PFL implementation and provide expertise as to what data is needed to support policy decisions. The incumbent will be involved in confidential, high level discussions about acquisition, publication and security of data related to PFL. Other duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

• In consultation with other policy-makers, ensures ongoing compliance with all appropriate regulatory requirements and designs and implements procedures for effective data availability, protection and integrity of data assets;
• Leads implementation of data architecture governance and database designs;
• Develops and maintains inventory of the information maps, including authoritative systems and owners;
• Facilitates the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements;
• Serves as liaison between business entities, functional areas, and IT to ensure that data-related requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood;
• Assists in the creation and execution of test plans;
• Establishes a data architecture and governance framework focused on regulatory requirements and data quality;
• Ensures the integrity and security of the company’s data; and
• Establishes and maintains source code, libraries and application related files in a software versioning system.

Skills Requirements:

• Knowledge of data architecture and technology solutions;
• Good understanding of data governance models and standards;
• Good communication and documentation skills;
• Ability to handle confidential information;
• Experience in architecting Database Systems; and
• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS or Information Management.

Additional Comments Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

Positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.

While this position is posted in NYC, dependent on the candidate, location could be filled in Albany.

This is an appointment to a position in the exempt jurisdictional class.

Appointment to this position is pending Division of Budget approval to fill.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Darlene Clemente

Telephone (518) 474-0873

Fax (518) 402-5071

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza

Suite 301

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257


Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than September 30, 2019, to the email address listed below. Please include (Box DA-G-00157) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.

Darlene Clemente
Box DA-G-00157
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 301
Albany, New York 12257
Fax: (518) 402-5071
Please note that not all applicants may be scheduled for an interview.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job and the accommodation would not constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency.

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