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Data Security Analyst, Master Data Governance

Apply Job ID JR0078863 Date posted 11/17/2022

Business Title: Data Security Analyst, Master Data Governance

Location: Irving, Tx, US / Saint-Laurent, Qc, Ca

Supervisor: Sr. Manager, Enterprise Data Governance

McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful - all for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named a “Most Admired Company” in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Work” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly. For more information, visit

We take pride in our culture of connection and believe in a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic self. We welcome and encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities and others with diverse perspectives to join our growing team. Your unique perspective and experience are valuable assets that can translate into a rewarding career path with us. Apply to join our team and help shape the future of healthcare!

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Position Description

Job Description

The Data Governance Security Analyst will be responsible for master data security, more specifically pertaining to the review of user data access, ownership of system security roles, and data integrity for several data domains and systems across several North American business units. This position will work closely with SAP Security, as well as other ERP security teams, to ensure appropriate roles and transactions are securely enabled for users across the organization. Researching exceptions, performing cleanups of roles containing critical access, and analyzing comparisons between ERPs to ensure data syndicated remains in sync, will also be required. This includes identifying gaps and inefficiencies and proposing solutions and plans to streamline. The Data Governance Security analyst will work with the North American MDM teams to ensure mitigating controls are also implemented for critical attributes and related processes. Furthermore, this role will ensure the integrity of McKesson’s data definitions by establishing and maintaining a governance process to review and approve all requests for attribute creations and updates. Ensuring consistency and conformity to business requirements all the while ensuring alignment within all McKesson business units will be key in this role. This role will develop strong relationships with all business units and departments to influence and promote alignment in adopting new or modified data sets and processes.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Establish data access processes and policies
  • Review and approve business requests for system access
  • Security functions with SAP and other ERP security teams
  • Engage the Data Governance team for mitigating control development, implementation, and SOP documentation for critical attributes and processes
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a governance process for all requests pertaining to new and updated attributes; ensure historical tracking of requests
  • Ensure most current and up-to-date information is available to business stakeholders as required
  • Capture, document, and communicate best practices with technical resources
  • Identify exceptions due to syndication errors or unintended entries made between ERPs
  • Ownership of the governance process of review and approval of new and updated data attributes requests.
  • Ensure requirements are captured to define and implement new attributes or update existing attributes. Working with business stakeholders, data governance and IT teams to ensure successful implementation is key.
  • Support the delivery of reporting, ad hoc, and analytics requests
  • Complete necessary training sessions with the team
  • Provide regular project updates to Supervisor
  • Develop, implement, and maintain data security oversight and KPI to successfully measure data governance objectives
  • Makes recommendations to immediate supervisor regarding the action towards continuous improvement of processes within the quality of master data

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent experience. Typically requires 4+ years of relevant experience.

Critical Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in the field of data management and analysis.
  • Experience in data processing, audit, quality assurance, and/or process improvement experience is a plus
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and relationship-building skills
  • Problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritization (time management) skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under general direction on multiple tasks with competing timelines
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel

Additional Experience Requirements

  • Professional conduct and demeanor, uses discretion and maintains a high level of confidentiality
  • Preferred experience in SAP, JD Edwards, People Soft, or other ERP systems
  • Leadership competency.
  • Influencing skills.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, science or computer science or relevant professional experience.

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$73,100 - $121,900

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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