Data Governance Informatica and Axon SME II

IT Concepts

Founded in 2003, IT Concepts’ core values – customer-centricity, teamwork, driven to deliver, innovation, and integrity – ensure we work together to be the best, realize objectives, and make a positive impact in our communities. We intentionally created and sustain our ITC culture that embraces change, experimentation, continuous learning, and improvement. We bring our design thinking problem-solving approach that challenges assumptions, prioritizes curiosity, and invites complexity to deliver innovative, efficient, and effective solutions. As we continue to grow in the support of our government customers, we are looking for driven and innovative individuals to join our team.

IT Concepts is seeking a Data Governance Informatica and Axon SME II who will support several projects at a federal agency. The qualified candidate should have strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills with sharp attention to detail.

This position can be performed remotely, but candidates must be within a commutable distance to Woodlawn, MD for occasional onsite meetings.

Duties and responsibilities

Develop and implement a DGDS framework, processes, procedures, policies, communications, training, and metrics to better manage SSA’s data assets.

Develop DGDS program and DGP tool metrics, KPIs, assessments, data visualizations, and reports (e.g., metrics and dashboards to show progress, impacts to data, data quality metrics, progress towards federal objectives (e.g., FDS and OMB), etc.).

Develop DGP workflows (e.g., change mgmt., issue tracking, submission, and approval workflows, connecting downstream systems etc.).

Develop a plan to influence/govern the data lifecycle starting with data capture / acquisition behaviors to enhance data quality and completeness (creation, acquisition, privacy, integrity, security, quality, and use of data and information (data lifecycle)).

Assist with developing and implementing DGP governance and execution, operating model, role and license management, conceptual models and data architecture, and implementation plan.

Assist with data collection and analytics and aligning DGDS and the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).

Assist with maintaining and executing the Enterprise Data Strategy.

Assist with the management and execution of CDO governing bodies (e.g., Chief Data Officer Council, Enterprise Data Management Executive Board).

Assist with branding and communication outreach.

Develop strong relationships with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations.

Commit to providing quality products and services.


BS/BA degree and 5 years of related experience.

Advanced level experience in Informatica.

Advanced level experience in Axon.

Advanced level of experience conducting analysis and designing, developing, building, testing, deploying, and providing training utilizing data governance tools.

Advanced level of experience building and implementing business processes, workflows, and business rules.

Advanced level of experience developing data governance content to drive overall adoption of data governance and data stewardship.

Must be able to understand XML and work with APIs and workflows.

Experience with SQL for relational databases, such as SQL Server, ORACLE, and DB2.

Advanced knowledge of .NET development with experience in C#, VB.NET, DOJO, JavaScript, HTML, XML, MS Access, MS Power Platform.

Advanced communication skills, including but not limited to, oral presentations, active listening, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

Experience in programming, database, and systems architecture background.

Expert in program management, enterprise data management, and data stewardship concepts and practices.

Ability to dissect complex problems and examine the interrelationships between data that may appear unrelated; must be thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

Preferred Skills:

Ability to influence and persuade employees and managers to accept and implement findings and recommendations.

Ability to express information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, considering the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial).

Ability to communicate in plain language to business users and stakeholders.

Strong ability to analyze business requirements, solve problems, and model current and future state business processes and data domains/entities.

Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues.

Strong technical proficiency and demonstrated ability with data management technologies such as data quality profiling tools, data catalog, and master data management.

Ability to perform basic project management functions such as project plan development and resource / time estimation of tasks.

Demonstrated consulting skills, including communication, culture change, and performance measurement design.


The Company

We believe in generating success collaboratively, enabling long-term mission success, and building trust for the next challenge. With you as our partner, let’s solve challenges, think innovatively, and maximize impact. As a valued member of our team, you have the unique opportunity to work in a diverse range of technology and business career paths, all while supporting our nation and delivering innovative technology solutions. We are a close community of experts that pride ourselves on creating an environment defined by teamwork, dedication, and excellence.

We hold three ISO certifications (27001:2013, 20000-1:2011, 9001:2015) and two CMMI ML 3 ratings (DEV and SVC).

Industry Recognition

Growth | Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, DC Metro List Fastest Growing; Washington Business Journal: Fastest Growing Companies, Top Performing Small Technology Companies in Greater D.C.

Culture | Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100 Honoree; Virginia Best Place to Work; Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work, Corporate Diversity Index Winner – Mid-Size Companies, Companies Owned by People of Color; Department of Labor’s HireVets for our work helping veterans transition; SECAF Award of Excellence finalist; Victory Military Friendly Brand; Virginia Values Veterans (V3); Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Corporate Breath Award


We offer great benefits – Competitive Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Legal Resources Coverage, 401(k) with company matching with NO vesting period. ITC Health benefits have a $0 premium for certain plans for eligible employees.

We invest in our employees – Every employee is eligible for education reimbursement for certifications, degrees, or professional development. Reimbursement amounts may fluctuate due to IRS limitations. We want you to grow as an expert and a leader and offer flexibility for you to take a course, complete a certification, or other professional growth and networking. We are committed to supporting your curiosity and sustaining a culture that prioritizes commitment to continuous professional development.

We work hard, we play hard. ITC is committed to incorporating fun into every day. We dedicate funds for activities – virtual and in-person – e.g., we host happy hours, holiday events, fitness & wellness events, and annual celebrations. In alignment with our commitment to our communities, we also host and attend charity galas/events. We believe in appreciating your commitment and building a positive workspace for you to be creative, innovative, and happy.


ITC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and a VEVRAA (Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act) Federal Contractor. As such, any personnel decisions (hire, promotion, job status, etc.) on applicants and/or employees are based on merit, qualifications, competence, and business needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information of the employee or family member of the employee, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.

ITC maintains a strong commitment to compliance with VEVRAA and other applicable federal, state, and local laws governing equal employment opportunity. We have developed comprehensive policies and procedures to ensure our hiring practices align with these requirements.

As a part of our VEVRAA compliance efforts, ITC has established an affirmative action plan that outlines our commitment to the recruitment, hiring, and advancement of protected veterans. This plan is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure its effectiveness.

We encourage protected veterans to self-identify during the application process. This information is strictly confidential and will only be used for reporting and compliance purposes as required by law. Providing this information is voluntary, and it will not impact your eligibility for employment.

Our commitment to equal employment opportunity extends beyond legal compliance. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees, including protected veterans, are treated with dignity, respect, and fairness.

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need to discuss reasonable accommodations, please email

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