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Data Migration Engineer

Job Reference: JSRSDATAMIG

Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 15-11-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Cardiff, Wales

Data Migration Engineer

The Data Migration Engineer is a key role within the Information Management team and is critical to enable the client to achieve their growth plans. They are responsible for data migration and data integrity throughout the project lifecycle and will refine and continually improve the migration process for new projects. This will involve the extraction, transformation and loading of data from various sources into the clients systems.

This role involves working with project managers and key (internal/external) stakeholders to understand and refine requirements and communicate complex issues effectively. They will work in a fast paced environment with time sensitive projects and meet tight deadlines to allow clients to move to the clients systems with minimal impact on operations.

Role responsibilities:

* Conduct in-depth data analysis on highly sensitive client data extracts
* Complete field level source-to-target data mapping
* Develop complex extraction, transformation & loading solutions
* Perform thorough testing of ETL processes to ensure data integrity is maintained throughout
* Support reconciliation through data analysis, reporting & integrity checking
* Support System Test & UAT teams through data queries and perform amendments to the migration engine as required
* Lead small-scale migration/data work streams
* Participate in technical/dress rehearsals and go-live tasks as required (occasional need for out of hours activity)
* Manage relevant areas of the ETL process & complete data refreshes
* Build up extensive knowledge of migration schemas and their relationship to Centrac system tables
* Build up basic knowledge of client-facing systems (i.e. Centrac) & detailed understanding of back-end database structures
* Act as an SME for internal & external discussions in relation to Data Migration

Skills Required:

* Advanced SQL
* Any legacy IBM iSeries experience would be highly desirable

Benefits include:

* 24 days holiday increasing with service
* Company Pension Scheme
* Life Assurance
* Private Medical Insurance
* Discretionary Bonus

Data Migration Engineer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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