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Interested in joining Datalynx?

We offer fantastic opportunities for career development in an exciting and growing company. To apply, please email your CV to careers@datalynx.net.

IT Support Technician – IT Service Desk – IT Helpdesk

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Salary: 25k-35k depending on experience
Position: Permanent

If you are applying for this role you must either have or be willing to be submitted for SC clearance. Only apply if you have been resident in the UK longer than 5 years.

If you are applying for this role you must either have or be willing to be submitted for SC clearance. Only apply if you have been resident in the UK longer than 5 years.

A dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts, is looking for an IT Support Technician to join our team.

This is an ideal role for a 2nd line support technician looking to transition to 3rd line support whilst gaining broad experience of various technologies and working within an ISO27001 environment.

The ideal candidate will be a natural problem solver with a keen interest in IT, and not afraid of learning new technologies.

We offer excellent career progression and the chance to work in a fast-paced, exciting, customer-focused company.

What are your responsibilities?

As an IT Support Technician, you will have varied responsibilities. You will be supported in achieving these goals by a senior IT support technician.

Typical responsibilities will include assisting with:

  • Call logging & ticketing systems
  • Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Office
  • Virtualisation
  • Active Directory
  • Networking
  • Firewall Management

Any further skills & experience with Linux would be highly beneficial but not essential.

No Agencies Please


Data Migration Test Analyst/QA Tester

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Salary: £40k-£45k Package (+ flexible working) DOE
Position: Permanent

Only apply If you have strong testing experience/skills around data migration and can perform SQL related functions. You must be a resident in the UK longer than 5 years

A dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts is looking for an experienced and proactive Test Analyst to join our team. You will be working on large projects, actively undertaking activities related to test design, data preparation and test execution as well as working collaboratively with developers on unit tests and defect resolution. Our projects use Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe) so knowledge of Behaviour-Driven Development, Test-Driven Development, automated testing etc will be useful and you will have opportunities to develop your own skills and certification.

What are your responsibilities?

As a Test Analyst for us you will have varied responsibilities. You will be supported in achieving these goals by a very capable team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring testing is compliant with client requirements
  • Developing test conditions, test scenarios, test scripts plans and other test artefacts
  • Identifying test data requirements and preparing test data
  • Providing test execution estimates for test cases
  • Hands-on test execution and defect resolution
  • Identifying test cases for regression packs
  • Specifying test environment requirements to enable execution of relevant tests
  • Contributing to all stages of testing when required eg assisting test manager in test estimation
  • Participating in defect review boards and providing assistance to relevant parties to resolve defects
  • Ownership and maintenance of allocated work
  • Recording test execution results within Zephyr (JIRA)
  • Raising and managing defects in their entirety using JIRA
  • Reviewing requirement and design documents to identify testable requirements and test scenarios
  • Performing environment verification testing.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of allocated JIRA tickets

What skills should you have?
To excel in this role you will have:

Experience of ensuring data integrity throughout the data migration life cycle and be specifically comfortable with SQL Server and SQL Developer. You will have a solid background writing SQL queries for database analysis, creating advanced SQL statements for manipulation of data and any experience with ETL testing will be highly beneficial. Hands-on experience of testing data models, transformations, business rules and databases throughout a data migration life cycle. Experience raising defects and ensuring that appropriate additional testing is performed. ISTQB Foundation is essential

Evidence of working successfully in an agile environment (ideally SAFe) would be beneficial; however, traditional testers willing to adapt are acceptable, but you must be keen to learn and be proactive in order to work towards advanced level certifications. We are very supportive of personal development in order to assist in making our team stronger.

We work with different clients who utilise different technologies, therefore you must show the aptitude to pick up technologies quickly.

Security Clearance is required so you must be willing to undergo clearance as part of the recruitment process (or have current clearance). 5 years residency in the UK is a mandatory requirement of security clearance.

No Agencies Please


Data Migration Developer (C#, ETL, Oracle, SQLServer, PostgreSQL)

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Salary: To £65k Package

Only apply if you have been continuously resident in the UK longer than 5 years

A dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts is looking for a developer to join our team to develop large scale data migration and integration components. 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.

Essential Skills:

  • Solid SQL skills and experience
  • Solid development background C# preferred – minimum 5 years
  • Data background
  • Must have good experience working with at least one database technologies eg PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server.

Desirable Skills:

  • Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Previous experience of data migration
  • Knowledge of ETL tools eg Talend, IBM InfoSphere, Microsoft SSIS
  • Knowledge of multiple database technologies eg PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLServer
  • Consultancy Background

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.

Please be aware that due to a high number of applications, if you have not heard back from us within 7 working days, then in this instance your application has been unsuccessful.

No Agencies Please


Lead Data Migration Consultant

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom – Initial Client Assignment is London but assignments may be United Kingdom-wide
Salary: 70-100k Package plus expenses, depending on experience

Only apply If you have strong data migration experience/skills

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

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.

Please be aware that due to a high number of applications, if you have not heard back from us within 7 working days, then in this instance your application has been unsuccessful.

No Agencies Please


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.