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Athene Metadata Management Analyst in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


The Metadata Management Analyst acts as a primary liaison for Athene Enterprise Data Governance team to ensure that corporate projects and business unit enhancements are implemented appropriately with existing data governance enterprise data glossary systems and reporting requirements.


  • Supports, audits ingestion, and monitors/enhances the quality of metadata content in the Enterprise Data Glossary; functionality includes business glossary, data impact & lineage, and data quality profiling and scorecards.

  • Supports business adoption and training in the data governance tools and change management.

  • Acquires data subject area expertise and provides consulting inputs/direction.

  • Analyzes business problems and participates in recommendations.

  • Extensive communication with business and technical subject matter experts for understanding and defining business terms and characteristics.

  • Identifies and data quality issues to identify patterns and track data quality remediation.

  • Maintains process, standards, training materials, and data governance success measures.

  • Researches Information Steward capabilities as needed.

  • Responsible for eliciting, analyzing, documenting business and technical needs for data governance enhancements to improve processes and functionality.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 4+ years of progressive responsibility & successful business system analysis experience, preferably with heavy data analysis work in understanding data movement, metadata management or data quality.

  • Proficient in business data analysis concepts (business process modeling, context diagrams, use cases, user stories).

  • Proficient in some facets of Project Management and SDLC processes; awareness of Agile/Iterative approaches.

  • Strong analytical and documentation skills.

  • Strong understanding of how data is populated in an Enterprise Data Glossary and how to report or navigate within a tool to get answers to user questions on impact or lineage.

  • Ability to extract information by questioning, active listening and interviewing.

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to create clear standards and user training documentation.

  • Experience documenting requirements, analyzing data, facilitating meetings, documenting specifications and coordinating or leading projects.

  • Experience in Information Steward is preferred.

  • Familiarity with retirement services products, finance, insurance policy or actuarial data is preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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