Varo is an entirely new kind of bank. All digital, mission-driven, FDIC insured, and designed for the way our customers live their lives.
A bank for all of us.
About the Data Governance and Enablement team
Our team is growing!
With innovative vision, creativity, and high impact, we’re on a mission to enable the entire organization with great quality data.
We understand that data is the differentiator in powering innovative business strategy, product development, and enabling outstanding customer experience.
About the Senior Business Data Management Analyst
We’re looking for a versatile and innovative Data Management practitioner with experience in Data Governance, business ownership/stewardship, and Data Quality. You will lead and partner with cross-functional teams around Varo to implement data best practices and enable optimization of data usage with the latest technology.
This is Data Governance with a difference!
A unique opportunity to build a strong foundation for the organization to enable Varo to become a truly data-driven company, without the constraints of legacy infrastructure.
What you'll do
Partner with business and product groups to define data solutions and business data requirements, powering agile product delivery and analytics with quality data
Lead the rollout of business data ownership & stewardship across Varo, enabling business users to implement agile Data Management and stewardship practices in product development processes and models (critical data and KPI definition, Data Quality, Data Lineage, Master and Reference data usage)
Own and lead key cross-functional data projects such as model data management, records management or data sharing.
Advocate for use of trusted data and sound data governance practices, contributing towards increasing data literacy across the organization.
Define and implement data standards, guidelines & training materials as needed.
Serve as a point of contact for interactions with Business groups, Information
Technology and Data Governance to achieve regulatory and corporate compliance.
Required skills, experiences, and traits
3+ years of varied Data Management/Governance experience
Ability to quickly grasp varied business processes across Retail, Lending, Operations, and Risk groups
Understanding of data ownership & stewardship processes and their practical application to business products.
Experience managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills and ability to partner with cross-functional teams around Varo
The 3 skills that matter most
Nobody can be great at everything, but we’re looking for candidates who are extraordinary at:
Having a growth mindset
Being a self starter and collaborating with others
Creatively thinking beyond traditional Data Management & Governance practices
Other nice to haves
Understanding of Financial Services
Dedication to mastering the details of any project
Scrappy and game for any task
A strong sense of ownership and thought-leadership
Intellectual curiosity and data geekiness are most welcome
Varo launched in 2017 with the vision to bring the best of fintech into the regulated banking system. We’re a new kind of bank – all digital, mission-driven, FDIC-insured, and designed around the modern American consumer.
As the first consumer fintech to be granted a national bank charter in 2020, we make financial inclusion and opportunity for all a reality by empowering everyone with the products, insights, and support they need to get ahead. Through our core product offerings and suite of customer-first features, we aim to address a broad range of consumer needs while profitably serving underserved communities that have been historically excluded from the traditional financial system.
We are growing quickly in our hub locations of San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Charlotte along with colleagues located across the country. We have been recognized among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes’ Fintech 50, and earned the No. 7 spot on Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies across the country.
Varo. A bank for all of us.
Our Core Values
- Customers First
- Take Ownership
- Stay Curious
- Make it Better
Varo is an equal opportunity employer. Varo embraces diversity and we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.