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Interested in joining Datalynx?

We offer fantastic opportunities for career development in an exciting and growing company.

Lead Data Migration Consultant

Based in Watford – Initial Client Assignment is London but assignments may be United Kingdom Wide
£70-100k Package + expenses depending on experience

Only apply If you have strong data migration experience/skills, hold existing SC (or higher) clearance and have been continuously resident in the UK longer than 5 years

As a Lead Data Migration consultant, you could be working with FTSE100 companies, start-ups or large government departments. In all cases, we can promise you an interesting and fulfilling career with us.

The successful candidate will have a strong consulting background, be a confident leader having successfully delivered major data migration projects with direct involvement and responsibility for setting the strategy and the full end-to-end life cycle of the data migration.

You will have an extensive understanding of data migration concepts and processes and excellent database skills. Experience of a range of ETL tools is essential.

The successful candidate will be leading and managing a team of experienced data migration specialists to deliver high profile data migrations. You should expect to work flexibly at client sites UK wide, on long and short-term assignments. There are great career prospects in this growing company.

Essential Skills:

  • 10+ years experience on large scale data migration projects
  • 5+ years experience as data migration lead
  • Strong, proven consultancy skills.
  • Delivery focused and experienced in successfully delivering projects
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and presentation.
  • Proven experience engaging with key stakeholders and business representatives.
  • Decisive and can take initiative to drive a project forward to ensure delivery.
  • A methodical and analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • Strong database and data analysis skills
  • Data Quality/Master Data Management

Candidate must be prepared to undergo security clearance checks.

No Agencies Please


Data Migration Developer (Contract)

Watford/London
Contract
To £550 per day

Only apply If you have strong data migration experience/skills, hold existing SC (or higher) clearance and have been continuously resident in the UK longer than 5 years

A dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts is looking for an experienced and proactive data migration specialist to join our team. You will be working on a large data migration project for a high profile “CV defining” public sector programme. Our projects use Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe) so knowledge of SAFe and Behaviour-Driven Development, Test-Driven Development, automated testing etc would be useful

Activities include:

  • Design and implement efficient, robust and scalable production components including data mappings and transformations
  • Defining and building CSV import jobs
  • Reconciling source and target data
  • Producing high quality documentation for testers, technical and business audiences
  • Reference data mapping via lookups

Essential Skills:

  • 8+ years experience on large scale data migration projects
  • Experience of delivery in an Agile environment
  • SQL Server 2016/T-SQL procedures
  • Experience of Oracle/PL/SQL
  • Unit, Regression and Integration test experience

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of C# development
  • Understanding XML source datasets and XSDs
  • Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Consultancy Background
  • Jira
  • Json
  • Talend
  • PostgreSQL
  • SSRS
  • SSIS
  • SVN

No Agencies Please


Data Migration Developer

Watford/London
Permanent Role
To £65,000 Package dependent on experience and skills

Only apply If you have strong data migration experience/skills, hold existing SC (or higher) clearance and have been continuously resident in the UK longer than 5 years

A dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts is looking for an experienced and proactive data migration specialist to join our team. You will be working on large projects initially helping us deliver a data migration service to a large, high profile “CV defining” public sector programme. Our projects use Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe) so knowledge of SAFe and Behaviour-Driven Development, Test-Driven Development, automated testing etc would be useful but not essential as training will be given. Prior experience should include developing data migration solutions, data quality and profiling, reporting and technical documentation

Activities include:

  • Design and implement efficient, robust and scalable production components including data mappings and transformations
  • Defining and building CSV import jobs
  • Reconciling source and target data
  • Producing high-quality documentation for testers, technical and business audiences
  • Reference data mapping via lookups
  • Defining and Implementing SQL Server Security

Essential Skills:

  • 5+ years experience on data migration projects
  • Experience of delivery in an Agile environment
  • SQL Server 2016/T-SQL procedures
  • Experience of Oracle/PL/SQL
  • Unit, Regression and Integration test experience
  • A methodical and analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Development background – preferably in database or data related areas

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of C# development
  • Understanding XML source datasets and XSDs
  • Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience of working in large delivery teams
  • Consultancy Background
  • Jira
  • Json
  • Talend
  • PostgreSQL
  • SSRS
  • SSIS
  • SVN

No Agencies Please


Scrum Master/Project Manager – Data Migration Projects

Initially South East – Assignments United Kingdom Wide
Permanent
£45-70k Package + expenses depending on experience

We are a dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts looking to recruit a Scrum Master who also has strong project management skills to work on varied customer projects in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to work on significant private and public sector projects. Initially you will be working with our existing project manager/scrum master to deliver a data migration service to a large, high profile “CV defining” public sector programme.
The ideal candidate will have both scrum master skills and experience as well as project management skills.
Essential Skills:

  • Excellent technical skills including Microsoft Project, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Prince 2
  • Excellent Communication Skills – able to operate at SMT/Project Board level
  • RAID Management
  • Leadership
  • Team management
  • Negotiation
  • Excellent personal organisation planning and time management

Desirable Skills:

  • Scaled Agile Framework for the enterprise (SAFe)
  • Jira
  • Data Migration experience and knowledge
  • Large programme/project experience (100+ resources)

Security Clearance is mandatory for the role so candidates will either need to possess SC or equivalent clearance or be willing to undergo clearance as part of the recruitment process. 5 years residency in the UK is a mandatory requirement of security clearance.


DataLynx is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that the terms and conditions of employment of the employee and potential employee are equitable and non-discriminatory. This means that job applicants and employees will be treated fairly regardless of their age, sex, marital status (including civil partnerships), sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race (including ethnic origin), disability, religion or religious beliefs and pregnancy and maternity.