Data Migration Engineer

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
08 Dec 2018
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

You will be essential in shaping the early features and functionality of our fast-growing financial services tool. You will have direct access to the products primary users as well as a strong influence on the technology used to solve our problems. 

Our teams are self-organized and small (2-5 people) and are given the freedom to solve problems as they see fit as long as they understand that they own the software they create. 

Our tech stack includes PHP/Symfony3, MySQL, Terraform & AWS with microservices written in Clojure and Java. 



  • Analysing databases/datasets pre-migration to identify potential problems or anomalies.

  • Managing the end-to-end transition process following standard procedures.

  • Identifying reasons for conversion failures and raise development items.

  • Improving tools and processes as identified from feedback gathered.

  • Assisting clients in reviewing converted data, resolving conversion feedback items and performing assigned data repairs (using existing tools).

  • Liaising with 3rd party providers to diagnose and resolve operational issues.

  • Build features and functionality to advance our platform


Required Skills

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • SQL, writing queries for extract, and understanding schema (eg. referential integrity, views, and procedures).

  • Experience with relational database systems (MySQL and SQL Server in particular).

  • Data mapping and conversion tool development.

  • Writing clear documentation detailing results and improving future processes.

  • Team working and communication.

  • PHP 7+ (specifically Symfony framework) is a bonus.

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