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Data Governance Engineer

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Job Summary: The Senior Data Governance Engineer is responsible for setting up and implementing data governance strategies, policies, and procedures to maintain integrity, availability, and accuracy of Guidewire data. The person will be responsible to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, drive data quality improvements, and establish data governance best practices across Guidewire.


  • Develop and implement an effective data governance framework, including policies, standards, and procedures for managing and ensuring data quality and integrity
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define data governance goals, objectives, and metrics to measure the effectiveness of the data governance program
  • Monitor and assess data quality across various systems and databases, identifying areas for improvement and implementing measures to enhance data accuracy and consistency
  • Establish and oversee data quality rules, definitions, and validation processes to maintain high standards of data accuracy and completeness
  • Ensure compliance with relevant data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA) and organizational policies by overseeing data access controls, consent management, and data handling procedures
  • Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to develop and maintain privacy policies, procedures, and documentation
  • Define and manage metadata standards, taxonomies, and ontologies to facilitate effective data classification, search, and retrieval
  • Maintain and update metadata repositories and catalogs, ensuring consistent documentation of data assets, relationships, and lineage
  • Assess and analyze tools required and administer the data governance solution/s adopted by Guidewire.
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops to educate employees on data governance principles, policies, and best practices
  • Foster a culture of data governance awareness and accountability throughout the organization


  • Strong understanding of data governance principles, data quality management, data privacy, and regulatory compliance
  • Familiarity with data management tools, metadata repositories, and data modeling concepts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and convey complex information to a non-technical audience
  • Analytical mindset and attention to detail for evaluating and improving data quality and governance processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Data Management, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 8+ years in data governance, data management, or related roles
  • Knowledge of relevant data privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA) and their impact on data governance practices
  • Certifications related to data governance and data management (e.g., CDMP, DGSP, CIPP) are a plus

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 540+ insurers in 40 countries, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC .

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it’s applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.