Tel: 01908 500810
Tel: 01908 500810

Data Migration Specialist

2022-08-02 17:35:522022-08-29 Wilde Associates
Job Type Permanent
Area Homebased, United Kingdom Homebased United Kingdom
Sector IT
Start Date
Job Ref LH10416

Salary: £40,000

·         Lead and manage the Data Migration workstream on deployment projects reporting into the Project Manager
·         Liaise with other project workstreams, where interdependencies exist, to ensure that decisions taken support the data migration deliverables. Feed any decisions taken within the workstream back into these other groups
·         Provide regular status reports to identified staff to ensure continued tracking of workstream progress
·         Record and track issues relating to the Data Migration workstream and escalate to project staff where appropriate. Provide issue resolution and alternative solution paths.
·         Provide/support the client with appropriate documentation/templates e.g. data migration strategy, IFF specifications, data migration scope, workstream plan, data migration mappings, etc.
·         Work with the client to support the identification of issues with the deploying organisation’s data and documenting a plan to resolve them
·         Work with the client to identify data that will not be migrated into the new solution and advise a suitable archiving strategy.
·         Load data into the deployed solution using tools built on SQL Server Integration Services
·         Work with the client to analyse the error reports produced as a result of each data load and advise other workstreams of work off activities required to resolve issues
·         Support the client in the creation of their data extracts
·         Where the company are responsible for data extracts, work with the client to map legacy data items to required format and develop the required extracts
·         Support client testing of migrated data across the lifecycle of the deployment
·         Identify, investigate and where appropriate escalate software issues and assist with resolution
·         Work with live customers to investigate and resolve issues. Create / Update relevant documentation
·         Additional responsibilities as required by the business
Person Specification:
·         Previous experience of successful data migration
·         Experience working in or for the NHS
·         Several years’ experience working in or for a hospital information department
·         Working knowledge of the NHS data model and Statutory Reporting in the NHS
·         An in-depth knowledge of hospital PAS and Clinical data
·         Several years recent experience using and developing scripts in Microsoft SQL including exposure to SSIS
·         Understanding of the importance of the data collection and reporting required by central government to record NHS activity
·         Experience developing/designing reports and reporting systems for end users
·         Experience of dealing with end users and technical support teams desirable
·         A successful and proven track record in working to tight deadlines in a busy challenging environment
·         Experience of dealing with clients and prioritising outstanding tasks
·         Experience using JIRA to manage issues (desirable)
Skills Required:
·         Proven record of problem solving
·         Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills both orally and in writing
·         MS SQL knowledge to include:
o Developing SQL scripts for data analysis from scratch
o Creating and amending SQL functions and procedures.
o Creating batch jobs (desirable)
o performance tuning existing queries
o General DBA work (e.g. backup/restore)
·         MS SQL Server 2005 and above (2014 is desirable) with experience of
o Use of SSIS to transform data
o Production of end user reports using SSRS (desirable)
·         Knowledge of one or more of the following EPR/PAS systems (or similar)
o Medway / Careflow EPR
o iSoft iPM
o Cerner Millennium
o iSoft Lorenzo
·         C# (desirable)
·         Azure cloud data (desirable)
·         Knowledge of MS Excel for data analysis and reporting, including VBA
·         Excellent MS Office skills including Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
·         Good understanding of the issues regarding data migration (e.g. configuration item mappings, data field mappings, unique identifiers, de-duplication etc.)
·         Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of technical, non-technical, management and NHS staff
·         Ability to organise and co-ordinate areas of work for yourself and others
·         Self-starter with great determination and motivation to succeed
·         Ability to influence, organise and plan
·         Ability to work within project constraints to ensure that milestones and delivery dates are met
·         Able to work away from home and willingness to travel
·         Knowledge of information governance regulations
·         Driven to improve ways of working

Job Title: Data Migration Specialist

Location: Homebased  - there will be occasional requirement to travel/work away from home on occasion – expenses paid – UK based only

Salary: £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: LH10416

Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role