Technical Data Steward

The Technical Data Steward is responsible for organizing and operating the Quicken Loans Enterprise Metadata Repository. This individual collects Quicken Loans technical terms and translates them into enterprise-level metadata. They are responsible for the development and implementation of processes to manage enterprise-level technical metadata as well as the content and usage of business metadata. The Technical Data Steward provides functional, technical and process leadership. The organization depends on this person to implement and monitor information architecture for the organization. The work involves a high level of independent judgment, decision-making, teamwork and initiative.


  • Provide mapping of data into systems
  • Provide current data definitions
  • Provide current data schemas
  • Create and manage lists of data shares/traceability
  • Create and manage lists of systems supporting data domain
  • Provide inventory of data
  • Act as a technical resource with an in-depth understanding of data and information architecture and consult on data-based decisions
  • Provide explanations of data processes and information systems
  • Review materials created by stewards or the governance office to confirm their technical validity
  • Provide transparency on data architectures and database schemas
  • Help in the technical resolution of issues
  • Attend Data Governance Forum meetings as needed to provide expertise

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of data-related experience (e.g., data quality, data compliance)
  • Solid understanding of master and transactional data entities
  • Ability to identify and describe the complex interplay between data in the various systems of origin and final use (e.g., reporting, decision-making, regulatory compliance)
  • Ability to understand the implications of data quality issues and explain the impact that technology, organizational structure and business practices have on data quality
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional and quality improvement teams at every level of the organization
  • Strong analytical skills as well as hands-on experience with data-related issue analysis and development of solutions to resolve data quality issues
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated process improvement skills
  • Proactive work style and a desire to take on additional responsibilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What'll Make You Special
  • Collibra tools experience
  • Appreciation and understanding of data governance

Who We Are

We're America's largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination" for the past 9 consecutive years, 2010 - 2018. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for 6 consecutive years, 2014 through 2019, each year the company was eligible. There's a simple reason we've been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

If you're tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you'll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won't find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was named #1 in ESSENCE Magazine's first ever list of "Best Places to Work for African Americans" in 2015. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 13 years running, hitting #1 the last 5 years. We were also ranked #14 in FORTUNE Magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2018, remaining in the top 30 for the past 15 years.

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