Data Migration Developer

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Job Type:Full Time

See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Iress is continuing to hire for roles during Covid-19 with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

The role

As a Data Migration Developer your main focus is to support Iress' clients with data migration from a number of source systems into Iress' flagship product, Xplan. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining SQL scripts to interrogate client data and take ownership of executing data migrations

What you will be doing

  • Owning the end to end process of a migration, including the migration setup, execution and post migration analysis

  • Developing, testing and maintaining migration tools for single use or re-use

  • Running migrations for a variety of 3rd party systems as per the agreed specifications of the clients request

  • Executing Data Repair and deletion requests for existing clients

  • Operating within server environments to execute migrations and ensure the required infrastructure is in place to implement migrations successfully

  • Proactively identifying and addressing issues that have the potential to impact a migration, as well as identifying reasons for migration failures and following correct procedures to resume/rerun migrations or raise development items

  • Working with a variety of teams across Iress in particular Data Analysts, Project Managers and product teams to make sure Data Migration deliveries are in line with the overall project plan

What you will need

  • You will have hands on experience building, maintaining and running data migration utilities

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and Database Management tools, with experience of writing complex SQL scripts

  • Experience with financial planning software or the financial planning industry is desirable but not essential

  • An understanding of environments and infrastructure, with some exposure to Cloud technologies, in particular, AWS

  • Great attention to detail, with the ability to spot and rectify any issues with the data we receive

  • Strong communication skills - you will be comfortable liaising with a variety of different internal teams as well as occasionally speaking to clients directly

  • Experience of working with Talend would be beneficial

Why work with us

  • Competitive remuneration

  • Global opportunities

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to learning and development programs

  • Health Benefits including Private Medical Insurance

  • Iress Community

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • Profit Share Plan

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work

Employment Type


Time Type

Full time