Lead Data Governance Analyst

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
New York, NY

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Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

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The Investment Data Governance Analyst will join the Global Atlantic Data Governance team located in New York, NY. The candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high level of analytical aptitude, able to take on diverse data analysis and data quality management responsibilities. Key responsibilities will include:

  • “Map and Gap” data analysis – identifying and creating mapping/ data flow documents between multiple systems.
  • Develop and build strong working partnerships across functions, business and technology to align priorities and track progress on execution of business/ data quality rules based on identified Critical Data Elements (CDE’s)
  •  Define end-to-end data flows and the critical data elements across systems: create, maintain, and socialize metrics of master and reference data.
  • Maintain and expand Enterprise Business Glossary, researching and confirming data element/ business term definitions, investigating missing data and following up to successful resolution
  • Investigate, analyze, and resolve production data quality issues; generate ideas and create detailed plans for tactical and strategic solution; Work with development teams, both internal to GA and external data providers, to resolve Investment data quality issues at the source
  • Partner with IT teams to integrate Data Quality Management across all data domains
  • Be an effective liaison between business users and IT – understand business reporting requirements and translate them into requirements for the IT development team (functional requirements)


  • Knowledge of Data Governance/ Data Management practice
  • Proficiency with database tools & technologies, including SQL, Amazon Redshift, Tableau, Aqua Data Studio, and data governance tools
  • Ability to work independently and mastered investigative skills around data metrics is essential
  • 4+ years in the financial service (investments/asset management) industry, Insurance is a plus 


  • Expert knowledge of SQL and working knowledge of databases, master and reference data, data quality
  • Ability to read and understand code, write pseudo-code.
  • Proficiency in creating visual diagrams, data flows, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to analyze and document issues, quantify impact, create, and track tasks and subtasks in Jira
  • Basic knowledge of Investments and Asset Management domains
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, VBA/macros is a plus
  • Ability to clearly communicate with business, data stewards, IT development team and vendors
  • Python is a plus
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Various jurisdictions have passed pay transparency laws that require companies provide salary ranges for any positions for which they are accepting applications. Global Atlantic has offices in Atlanta, Batesville, Bermuda, Boston, Des Moines, Hartford, Indianapolis, and New York City. The base salary range posted below is inclusive of the lowest cost of living geography to the highest in which we have a Global Atlantic office. 

Global Atlantic’s base salary range is determined through an analysis of similar positions in the external labor market. Base pay is just one component of Global Atlantic’s total compensation package for employees and at times we hire outside the boundaries of the salary range. Other rewards may include annual cash bonuses, long-term incentives (equity), generous benefits (including immediate vesting on employee contributions to a 401(k), as well as a company match on your contributions), and sales incentives.  Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Compensation for our more senior positions have a larger component of short-term cash bonus and long-term incentives. The base salary range for this role is $74,177.6 to $141,290.




Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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