Int Data Migration Specialist to assist with migrating data from a legacy application- 100% remote

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 24, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 23, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 123499
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
Our valued client is looking for an Intermediate Data Migration Specialist to assist with migrating data from a legacy application

8 week contract, can be done part-time, 100% remote

  • Understanding the structure and contents of the legacy data to be migrated to the solution;
  • Creating and/or revising as necessary the data migration, reports, and dashboards test plans
  • Creating the individual data conversion, data loading, reports, and dashboards test cases that will be used to test the Solution;
  • Attend conceptual data model design workshops; Lead and/or execute conversion and loading of all data, and/or execute data migration, reports, and dashboards test cases
  • Organizing and conducting stakeholder reviews of the data migration and load test plans and test cases documentation to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the documentation and the testing of the Solution as it relates to the data migration and load;
  • Under the guidance of the Manager, Analytics, contribute to:
    • Updating clients data model based on solution data model
    • Data conversion and loading plan and procedures for full data migration, data conversion and migration test results report
    • Creating and/or revising as necessary data governance policies and standards
  • Ensuring all required data components of the Solution are adequately tested by:
    • Ensuring test data is complete and accurate;
    • Executing, documenting, reporting all test case results and metrics and associated notes;
    • Identifying the need for, documenting, and executing, additional test cases as the testing process is executed;
    • Defect management (documenting, reporting, triaging, re-testing, resolution verification)
Skills and experience
  • 5+ years as a software data migration specialist
  • Technical experience with data models, database design, ETL development and process, and data mining
  • Experience in software testing including developing test plans, developing test cases, executing test plans and cases, reporting on and explaining test results, working with developers to resolve test issues
  • Experience with analytics and reporting packages (Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Experience with and understanding of data cleansing, normalizing, reconciliation, and balancing experience as related to an ETL process using SQL
  • Analysis of Legacy Data Models to determine attribute usage/business purpose
  • Experience documenting data conversion and migration test plans, test cases, test results
  • Experience in Data Migrations projects for ERP implementations
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Experience with automated test suites
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or Salesforce 
  • BS in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management or similar field