Planning Data Steward

Austin, Texas, United States
Sales and Business Development


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200254331
The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Apple is seeking an experienced, detail-minded data steward to join our data management office. If you are someone who looks forward to solving complex business problems through governed data deliverables and is excited about this opportunity, please contact us.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in a data stewardship, data quality analyst, or similar role
  • Experience profiling data to assess current state against business needs and identifying criteria to evaluate exceptions
  • Ability to translate business needs into detailed data requirements, supported by prototyping the data requirements to drive business decisions
  • Profound knowledge of master data management concepts and methodologies
  • Knowledge of Marketing and Sales business workflows and applications
  • Familiarity with data integrations, modeling and warehousing principles
  • Knowledge of version control and testing strategies for data solution delivery
  • Programming skills in SQL required
  • Experience with agile project delivery methodologies such as Scrum
  • Deep understanding of standard methodology data governance and master data management workflows
  • Analytical and mathematical minded, capable of evaluating and solving complex data management problems
  • Able to self-manage and work independently in a fast-paced environment with dynamic requirements and priorities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, with the ability to filter and distill relevant information for audiences at all levels of the organization


You will work from inception of a specified business problem through delivery and evolution of a data solution YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE: - Facilitating data governance workflow across regional and cross functional data owners to ensure business driven data solutions - Supporting the data decision making process by analyzing data and providing prototype results per requirement so the data owners can make informed decisions - Immersive exploration of Apple’s marketing and sales datasets, applying various data discovery & modeling methodologies while working cross functional with different data owners and analysts - Functional testing of data development to ensure adherence to the governance board’s approved decisions - Proactively communicate data methodology and results to a diverse set of partners - Partner with data architects, data scientists and engineering teams to meet the data needs of the business, translating business needs into data / technical requirements - Communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner with product and leadership teams to drive decisions for a governed data solution. Effective and efficient data management is our goal and we expect you to meet our high standards for data governance and quality. We are a growing team with plenty of interesting business challenges to solve through effective data management. We seek a self-starter, who is willing to learn fast, adapt well to changing requirements and work with cross functional teams and support Product Marketing, Sales and Sales Finance teams to deliver governed data solutions.

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Engineering/ Computer Science / Science / Mathematics or 8+ years relevant data management experience

Additional Requirements