Data Librarian

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Jan 21, 2023
Mar 22, 2023
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The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary:

The Data Librarian will partner with the Data Management, Reference Data, Data Structures, Information Architecture, and Decision Modeling teams to establish and manage the Decision Glossary, including:

  • Development and enforcement of the methods and standards of data governance
  • Maintenance and management of the business glossary terms and metadata
  • Mapping of Fact Types (glossary terms) to data model definitions and data structures
  • Usage of code domains within Fact Types
  • Implementation/synchronization of the glossary across various metadata and modeling repositories
  • Collaboration within the Glossary Administration Community of Practice

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build, manage, and maintain the Decision Glossary
    • Set naming standard for concepts and fact types in the glossary
    • Set the glossary defaults for communities across the enterprise
    • Review fact types submitted by the modeling teams for compliance with naming and usage standards and provide approval or guidance on remediation
    • Complete and maintain the metadata of fact types
    • Coordinate with teams on the mapping of fact types to enterprise data models
  • Work with Reference Data, Data Structures, and Information Architecture to coordinate and integrate governance and control procedures over the Decision Glossary and other data management systems
    • Facilitate use of code domains, ensuring compliance with standards established by Reference Data
    • Collaborate on the addition of values to existing domains and creation of new code sets by flagging issues and sharing needs
    • Serve as liaison between Decision Modeling and Data Structures to assist with model mapping to the Common Information Model
  • Collaborate with the Decision Modeling Teams
    • Support the decision modeling team with review of models, providing guidance on fact type usage patterns and naming conventions
    • Continuously maintain glossary standards and practices with the decision modeling team
    • Participate in the governance and oversight processes of the modeling team
  • Engage in Training
    • Maintain professional standards by participating in ongoing professional development and contribute to the professional development of team members
    • Provide training to project teams in the use of the glossary and naming /mapping of fact types

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • 0 - 2 years of related experience in the field of glossary management, metadata management, or librarianship would be considered a major advantage
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Sciences, Engineering, Library Science, or Data Management is preferred, and an advanced degree is a plus

Functional Skills

  • Strong, proven language and grammar skills
  • Object, relationship, and data modeling
  • XML/JSON file management
  • Experience with taxonomy/ontology creation and management

Compensation offered for this role is$48,000.00-$73,875.00 per yearand is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit

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