Public Consulting Group

Data Governance Architect

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US | US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/16/2023 4:29 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Corporate Technology


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, and clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit


You will be part of PCG’s Corporate Technology, a business unit that centers around business transformation using Enterprise Architecture, Data Governance and Business Process Management. The Information Architect leads and manages enterprise-wide data governance activities and has responsibility for developing and implementing frameworks and processes to ensure the effective management, integrity, and usability of PCG's data assets. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements, analyze existing data infrastructure, and develop scalable and efficient data models and frameworks. The successful candidate has a deep understanding of data management principles, possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and demonstrate proficiency in data governance processes and tools.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Lead the data governance workgroup and provide input and recommendations.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams and the COO team to define and implement data-related best practices, standards, metrics, and controls to ensure data accuracy, consistency, completeness, and integrity.
• Work with Security Architect to create and maintain ownership and accountability structures of corporate data systems.
• Develop and implement processes to ensure data completeness, including data acquisition, data capture, and data validation mechanisms.
• Ensure controls are in place over corporate applications to ensure data integrity by working with the functional owners of those applications, InfoSec and GRC, to perform data integrity gap analysis.
• Assess existing data infrastructure and systems to identify opportunities for SaaS applications and develop solutions to produce complete, accurate, and timely information.
• Conduct data reviews to identify data quality issues and propose remediation plans.
• Participate in Governance, Quality, Architecture, Integration, and related functional areas to ensure comprehensive and cohesive management of information assets.
• Promote data literacy by developing related training programs and fostering a data-driven culture.
• Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies in data governance, data stewardship, data literacy, and data quality.

• Other duties as assigned – includes but not limited to enterprise architecture, business process architecture, security architecture, data governance and information architecture, and security architecture, and EA tool support responsibilities.


• Proficiency with data governance processes, tools, and frameworks (e.g., DAMA, DMBOK).
• Knowledge of data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA) and best practices.
• Familiarity with data classification, access control, and data security principles.
• Experience in documenting data dictionaries, metadata, and data lineage.
• Experience in implementing data quality controls, data audits, and remediation plans.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.

• Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.


Education: Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in IT, Business administration, engineering, or related field.
Experience: 5+ years of experience working as an Information Architect, Data Architect, or in a similar role with a focus on data governance, data stewardship, data literacy, master data, metadata management, and data quality.
Certification: Certifications in data governance or data management (e.g., DGSP, CDMP) are a plus.






Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.  As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $110,000-135,000. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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