Data Migration specialist 6 month FTC

Employer
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Data migration specialist opportunity in Milton Keynes on a fixed term basis

Your new company
My client is a leading international financial service provider located in Milton Keynes with a range of exciting new projects on the go due to high demand.

Your new role
Key Responsibilities
  • Support the creation of the Data Migration Strategy document for the Data Migration process for data sets
  • Specify the scale of data migration
  • Produce the as-is data definition of live and historical data from the current legacy system
  • Map the legacy system data fields to the new system data fields
  • Extract and transform the agreed open and historical data
  • Work with legacy system suppliers to define and extract data from those systems
  • Verify the data following load into the system
  • Work with the suppliers to resolve any issues surrounding the data migration activity
  • Ensure that the data as produced satisfies acceptable data quality standards
  • Analyse and verify the reconciliation and rejection reports generated during the load stages
  • Verify the data that has been uploaded into the system
  • Brief the organisation on reconciliation and rejection reports, and help with the resolution of the defects/ rejects
  • Ensure that any data errors identified during the trial loads are rectified so the final data load is as error free as possible
  • Specify the arrangements for data management during the transition stage between data migration and the onset of new system operation
  • Specify the requirement and approach to data cleansing prior to any migration activity and work with the organisation to address
  • Support System Testing and Deployment Testing
  • Specify the requirement and approach to viewing historic legacy data which is not to be migrated including any exceptional need for updating such data


What you'll need to succeed
  • Experience working in a similar environment handling large-scale data migrations
  • Must be hands on and committed to doing the heavy lifting of the migrations
  • Experience working in the financial sector is beneficial
  • Demonstrable data analysis experience
  • Dynamics365 experience relating to data migrations
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Data cleansing and mapping experience


What you'll get in return
  • 12. 5 days Holiday
  • The opportunity to extend the contract or an offer of permanent employment if successful.
  • a range of benefits on top of your salary


What you need to do now
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