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Senior Consultant – Data Management & Governance Netherlands

Senior Consultant – Data Management & Governance Description

We are seeking thought leaders with profound consulting and technology expertise to address our clients' most challenging technology, strategy and transformation issues from a Data Management and Governance perspective. This involves crafting innovative strategies and technology solutions. If you are passionate about utilizing your experience and previous successes to help clients achieve their data North Star, this could be your opportunity to join the EPAM Data Governance Consulting team in the Netherlands - a part of EPAM's Global Data & Analytics Consulting practice.

The position necessitates being physically present at the client's office location for a few days each month.

EPAM is progressively enhancing its Data Governance consulting practice. Our goal is to empower clients to attain superior business results by efficiently governing and managing data as well as implementing modern and innovative technology solutions. This is a rapidly growing area and a highly visible role offering numerous opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career. In this position, you will solve complex and unique client problems using your expertise in working with a modern data stack. You will ensure data reliability, security and quality with an agile mindset.


  • Engage deeply with senior executives to define and execute Enterprise-wide Data Management & Governance Strategy programs and business-cases, often becoming the “trusted advisor”
  • Lead Data Management & Governance assessments to help clients gradually improve capabilities from current state to the viable state of maturity by creating strategy, roadmaps and implementation plans
  • Leverage your deep understanding of business and IT capabilities to build technology solutions for Data Management and Governance which help to innovate and create value across the client organization
  • Provide end-to-end services from strategy ideation and use case elaboration to MVP implementation and further enterprise scaling-out
  • Lead customer conversations and architectural teams to define modern Data Management architecture and developing practices to manage data through its lifecycle
  • Support business development efforts, including proposal development, Statements of Work and client presentations
  • Create consulting offerings and reusable templates


  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years in a Consulting role leading Data Management & Governance initiatives
  • Deep practical subject matter expertise in at least 2-3 of the following areas: Data Governance Operating model & Policies, Data Quality, Master Data Management, Metadata Management & Data Cataloging, Data Lineage, Data Compliance
  • Understanding of data governance frameworks (DAMA, DCAM), methodologies, processes and how to implement them
  • Practical expertise in conducting maturity assessment and gap analysis and providing strategic roadmap and solution implementation guidelines
  • Hands-on experience in running customer workshops and other collaboration sessions to discover customer priorities, understand current state and determine maturity/readiness to execute on enterprise Data Management & Governance vision
  • Extensive practical expertise with modern data stack, agile environments and high-end technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language, to drive client-side discussions and draft concise documentation when required

Nice to have

  • Technology expertise with one or several commercial or open-source tools, e.g., Collibra, Alation, Informatica, Ataccama, Azure Purview, Atlas, Talend, Soda
  • Understanding of modern concepts as Data Observability, DataOps and Data Mesh

Our Benefits Include

  • Pension plan scheme
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Laptop + corporate simcard + corporate mobile device (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • Global travel medical and accident insurance
  • Great learning and development opportunities, including in-house professional training, career advisory and coaching, sponsored professional certifications, well-being programs, LinkedIn Learning Solutions and much more
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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