Drake Overload Ltd

Data Migration Software Engineer - Technology

Drake Overload Ltd
Salary negotiable
Posted on 22 Sep 2020

Data Migration Software Engineer - Technology

Drake Overload Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Competitive salary package
  • Excellent career exposure and progression
  • Established IT solutions firm

Job Description

Job Highlights
  •  Competitive salary package
  •  Excellent career exposure and progression
  •  Established IT solutions firm
Job Description
Our Client 

Our client is a well established IT solutions firm, they are currently looking for a Data Migration Software Engineer to join their fast growing team. They offer competitive salary package to the right candidate. 

The Role 
  • Lead and manage the entire Data Migration track from inception through to post-live in accordance with the agreed Scope of Work
  • Partner the incumbent vendors, new vendor, user champions and IT teams in the following:
  • Develop the data migration strategy for the conversion of data from the current systems, including standalone files, into the new system
  • Prepare and execute data migration plan
  • Develop the entire Data Migration Work Plan clearly depicting all tasks/activities and the associated target completion dates and owners
  • Facilitate the following between the new vendors, incumbent vendors and user champions :
  • Migration processes and operation
  • Data and object mapping between source and target data sets
  • Mapping may involve multiple source systems to single target
  • Data conversion requirements
  • Ensure data readiness for training, all testing stages
  • Data reconciliation and remediation plan, exception handling and fallout
  • Data migration test plan including test and quality reviews
  • Oversee the testing of different data loads with a view of identifying underlying issues and remediation plans and follow up to ensure complete closure by the appropriate stakeholders
  • Lead and coordinate with the user champions, IT peers and IT teams in the following:
  • Perform source system data analysis
  • Identify data cleansing rules and methods
  • Manage, coordinate and track the data cleansing activities
  • Develop Data Templates, Tools and Cleansing guidelines and techniques
  • Quality reviews
  • Identify, analyse issues, make recommendations, and escalate issues for resolution in a timely manner
  • Manage the reporting and data warehousing solution delivery from vendor(s)
  • Support deployment of solution, cutover planning and execution activities
  • Provide weekly and ad-hoc progress updates
  • Ensure that designated IT vendors meet contractual obligations
  • Develop approval papers for additional data migration services
  • Attend to any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Project Director
  • Risk Management
  • Manage the Company’s contractual obligations for data migration
  • Manage and track the data migration scope, timelines, milestones and committed deliverables closely
  • Identify and communicate project risks (technical and non-technical) impacting time, quality and cost of deliverables
  • Develop the mitigation plans with the Project Management team and relevant stakeholders and ensure the timely execution of the risk mitigation plans
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage conflicts if and when they occur
  • Work with all internal and external stakeholders to achieve project goals
  • Obtain stakeholders buy-in of all ideas while ensuring that they are aware of their responsibilities and deliverables, including the associated deadlines.
To Qualify 
  • 4-8 years of experience in large complex data intensive projects
  • Experience with complex data lake/ data migration projects
  • "Skill and experience on Testing Automation"
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with MS Azure
  • Experience with SSIS and SSAS
  • Python, Java or C# .NET platform development experience
  • Experience leading small teams of 3-4 people on client environment
To Apply

If you feel your experience and professionalism can make an impact with this firm, please click the Apply now button. 

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Company Overview

Drake International has been in operation at a global level for 66 years with over 40 years in the Hong Kong market. Not just a recruitment company, Drake International specializes in Productivity Improvement for our clients through recruitment, psychometric and behavioural assessments or through training via our HR Seminars and Webinars. Drake P3 is a market leading psychometric test for all hiring managers to be compared to all candidates that Drake put forward. Thus ensuring a cultural match and tips on how the two can work together.

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Information Technology