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JOBS: Data Migration Consultant at Farsight Africa Group

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Data Migration Responsibilities:

  • Execute the data migration process from end to end
  • Analyze, extract, manipulate and migrate information and data from legacy case management systems, into the application to be developed
  • Analyze data in legacy formats and validate data sets to ensure data consistency and internal requirements are met
  • Coordinate with all impacted source-system, and IT teams to ensure integration points are managed and involved
  • Perform technical validation of extracted and uploaded data to ERP systems
  • Responsible for the conversion of client data from various sources, including document management systems, records management systems, and matter management systems
  • Develop procedures, scripts, and utilities for conversion processes that transform the data to meet business requirements
  • Provide Statistical reports of data moved, transformed, cleansed, and loaded
  • Coordinate and develop test flows for QA of the data migration
  • Communicate with all disciplines to ensure the flow of data set before rollout
  • Manage patch notes and roll-out process
  • Manage version locks and import tools
  • Schedule rollouts that affect the live game
  • Monitor design and code changes

Project Management Responsibilities:

  • To liaise with our clients to ascertain what specific data they require to have transferred, customizing it to their needs
  • Design the data migration process, test, and migrate data into a target environment from a multitude of data sources to satisfy customer requirements
  • Provide the data migration plan for approval to the customer
  • Confirm with customer data migration techniques and methodologies to be used, adjust as necessary to adhere to any restrictions and limitations for use of technology, tools
  • To collaborate within dynamic project teams, to facilitate the build and delivery of workflow solutions utilizing an approved case management application, to both new and existing clients
  • Partner with the customer and implementation managers to ensure the most efficient migration of different types of legacy data
  • Document, review, and confidently communicate project deliverables to stakeholders and internal team members
  • Identify risks that could impact a successful migration
  • Analyzing, documenting, and communicating migration details following implementation to take a constructive approach to continuous improvement

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Business, Finance, or any other related disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of experience working in a data migration position.
  • Thorough knowledge of databases, HTML, or content management
  • Successfully completed three (3) projects involving the migration of large data sets from legacy systems to a new application.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with an emphasis on managing the completion of tasks by non-direct reports
  • Good understanding of the agile approach, leveraging best practices and implementing/documenting repeatable processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills working with people of various levels
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with high attention to detail, while maintaining excellent quality and superior customer service
  • Experience working in a matrix organization with teams that may be virtual in nature
  • Flexibility of working in a dynamic environment
  • Understanding the importance of maintaining positive client relationships throughout and beyond the project process
  • Self-management in working within multiple concurrent projects

Method of Application

Kindly send your application letter and CV to [email protected] before 20th May 2022.

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