Job posted on: 7th December 2020

Data Migration Engineer

Job Specification

The Role:

Due to significantly increased demand, Connect Childcare are looking for a Data Migration Engineer to join our team

Job Specification:

The Data Migration Engineer works within our technical team and is responsible for migrating customer data for new and existing clients from 3rd party and Connect systems.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team using your data analysis, SQL and scripting skills to assist in the migration of customer data from one system to another.

As a strong problem solver, you will coordinate and manage migrations for Connect’s customers. The role is ideal for those who enjoy diagnosing data issues and working with infrastructure and development teams to resolve them

Requirements for the role:

  • SQL/T-SQL Scripting Skills
  • Strong MS Excel Knowledge
  • Experience of database migration software and technologies
  • Confident & competent using phone, email and video conferencing
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Collaboration with multiple diverse teams
  • Data integration & manipulation skills
  • Ability to diagnose and fix data issues
  • Desire to continually improve processes
  • Ability to create technical and end-user documentation
  • Experience of coordinating tasks across multiple departments & with customers
  • The familiarity of operating with different levels of stakeholder (business and technical)

Desirable skills: 

  • Advanced MS SQL scripting and T-SQL skills
  • Experience of nursery management software
  • ITIL Foundations certification
  • Project Management experience
  • MS SQL Server/MS Developer Certification
  • Experience with JIRA/BitBucket or equivalent

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own and manage data migrations for Connect Customers
  • Provide DM training/consultancy to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with technical & business teams to run and improve customer data migrations
  • Liaise with customers during the project lifecycle
  • Diagnose and fix reported data issues
  • Develop and maintain DM toolset
  • Create and update business process documentation
  • Identify and resolve technical issues
  • Manage queries/tickets promptly and offer solutions within agreed SLA
  • Ensuring data security policies are followed
  • Responsible for keeping technical documentation up to date
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the Connect team

What does the team do?

We build and sell educational management software to the biggest names in the early years’ sector. We are the publishers of mobile apps, web apps and even large enterprise ERP systems

Who are we?

We’re Connect Childcare, an award-winning and sector-leading software company with a flexible working culture, based in Nelson but remote-friendly


What we’re offering:

32 annual holidays (including statutory days) which increase with service, plus days off for your birthday and your Connect anniversary. Additionally we provide free drinks and fruit, Cycle to Work scheme, flu vouchers, Bupa health cash plan. Two organised events per year, monthly team lunches and free onsite Gym

Recruiter’s head’s up: absolutely no agencies or unsolicited CV’s for this role please. 


Please note: the Company is currently working remotely but when our office re-opens the role will involve some working from our Head Office in Nelson, Lancashire

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Job Specification
  • Location Nelson, Lancashire
  • Experience Required See spec
  • Salary Competitive
  • Holidays 24 days + bank holidays + day off on your birthday and work anniversary