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Senior Data Governance & Metadata Management Analyst

LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Job ID R0005351 Date posted 05/25/2023

Job Description Summary

STEMCELL, Canada’s largest biotech company is looking for an experienced metadata management professional. The Senior Data Governance & Metadata Management Analyst will design, implement, and support metadata management solutions to collect, structure, and deliver information on data in technical and business contexts.

As the Senior Data Governance & Metadata Management Analyst, you will champion building and maintaining an effective metadata management practice at STEMCELL, creating a metadata repository, establishing a metadata management process, and implementing metadata management software.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the adoption of metadata management software and practice, design and implement improvements of metadata repository, metadata management process, and workflow

  • Work with data owners in developing data-related business rules, terms, and definitions and maintain this metadata to keep it up to date reviews metadata artifacts, and make recommendations on their improvements

  • Design data management processes and procedures, their roles and responsibilities, and define metrics to demonstrate the metadata management efficiency and its impact on business outcomes

  • Configure metadata management software and work with IT to enhance it or resolve any issues, as well as ensure related Helpdesk tickets are resolved in a timely manner

  • Lead and execute operational metadata management duties to monitor and control the metadata management process, and maintain documentation and training materials

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Has a deep understanding of Metadata Management methodologies and best practices

  • Required experience with Metadata Management, Data Governance, and data catalogs

  • Must have experience in the implementation of metadata management software

  • Desirable leadership experience in delivering data management solutions (e.g. Metadata, Master Data Management, or Data Quality)


STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact. 

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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