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MUFG Data Governance, VP in Tempe, Arizona

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 120,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.


The Data Platform Business Ownership Vice President is responsible overseeing the team responsible for defining and driving the data strategy, data sourcing, transformation initiatives, and governance of MUFG’s key data platforms owned by the Chief Data Office (CDO). The Data Platform Business Owner VP independently collaborates with executive stakeholders across the business units, IT, and external partners to define the data platform vision, roadmap, and priorities and to ensure the delivery of high-quality data solutions that enable data-driven decision making and innovation.


  • Establish and execute the data platform vision and strategy, focused on sourcing additional superset data into the data platform

  • Enhance the data platforms by driving complex initiatives to bring in AWS tools/services that enable business self-service

  • Establish and maintain data platform standards, policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure data quality, security, privacy, and compliance

  • Steer the design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of the data platform, including data ingestion, data processing, data storage, data modeling, data access, data visualization, and data services

  • Ensure the data platform is scalable, reliable, secure, and cost-effective and meets the current and future data needs of the organization

  • Drive the adoption and utilization of the data platform across the organization and foster a data-driven culture

  • Define business self-service governance patterns for accessing data through reporting platforms

  • Monitor and measure the performance, availability, and usage of the data platform and provide regular reports and feedback to senior management and stakeholders

  • Identify and evaluate new technologies, tools, and trends in the data domain and recommend solutions that enhance the data platform capabilities and value

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including business units, IT, vendors, and partners to ensure alignment and collaboration on data platform initiatives


  • Minimum 8 years of experience in data management, data engineering, data science, or data analytics

  • Prior consulting experience helpful

  • Prior people management or team lead experience

  • Proven experience in delivering or supporting data platform solutions utilizing cloud-based technologies such as AWS, Tableau, Redshift, LakeFormation, and Collibra

  • Experience with SQL, Glue PySpark, or other programming languages and frameworks for data analysis and manipulation

  • Strong expertise and experience in AWS native tools such as Glue, Athena, DMS and Lake Formation for data ingestion, processing, transformation, and analysis

  • Experience in using data visualization tools, such as Tableau, Power BI, or Business Objects

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex data concepts and insights to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills and ability to translate business requirements into data solutions

  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams

  • Strong project management, organizational, and time management skills and ability to manage multiple data projects simultaneously

  • Strong business acumen and understanding of the organization's goals, objectives, and processes

The typical base pay range for this role is between $130K - $155K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute