Data Migration Analyst – Dynamics

  • 6 months
  • Contract
  • England, Berkshire

Data Migration Analyst – Dynamics

Whitehall Resources require a Data Migration Analyst with Dynamics experience to work with a key client on an initial 6 month contract.

*This role has been deemed as inside IR35.

*On site work expected in Reading once per week

Data Migration Analyst – Dynamics

Job Summary
Working within an agile framework, the Dynamics Data Migration Analyst works with the IT team and Technology partners to deliver a Dynamics Sales platform to the Global Emerging markets, migrating markets from their existing systems and deploying them to the Global Template.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Working with the markets to gather the appropriate data for migration to the global template.
* Develop an understanding of existing data and dependencies in order to assist projects with data remediation in order to deliver business outcomes.
* Work with subject matter experts and project team to identify, define, collate, document and communicate the data migration requirements.
* Work across multiple functional projects to understand data usage and implications for data migration.
* Escalate fundamental alignment issues between the Global Template and the markets ‘Way of Working’ and possible remediation options.
* Understanding of data tools to challenge delivery mechanism of third party partners.
* Assist in designing, planning and managing the data migration process.
* Develop a migration template for use in future deployments.
* Including the design and Development of a standard migration solution to support future migrations from a central platform into CRM.
* Develop best practice, processes, and standards for effectively carrying out data migration activities.
* Prepare and deploy data migration plans including migration risk, milestones, quality and business sign-off details.
* Perform source system data analysis in order to manage source to target data mapping.
* Perform migration, conversion and testing of static and transactional data from one core system to another.
* Perform data migration audit, reconciliation and exception reporting.
* Manage assigned risks and monitor potential impacts as part of the data migration plan.
* Manage cross-program data assurance for physical data items in source and target systems.

Principal Contacts
* Internal – Project Manager or Technical and Data Workstream Lead. Data and Market Insights Lead. Process Analysts and the Test Manager
* External – Implementation Partner(s)

Person Profile:
Must have:
* Customer-first mindset
* Ability to bridge communications between business and technical teams and/or vice versa
* Excellent written English, including the ability to summarise complex data clearly and succinctly
* Excellent listening, questioning, presentation and facilitation skills
* High-level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Ability to self-organise
* Capacity to deliver on multiple levels and tasks, switching priorities as the need demands
* Ability to capture requirements in the appropriate format – creating and elaborating user stories
* Experience of producing system and process diagrams, both As-Is and To-Be, prototype/wireframes and user journey flows
* Agile methodolgy
* Previous Data Migrations to a Dynamics Sales or equivalent
* Advanced Excel and Power BI
* Experience of Azure DevOps
* Flexibile and agile mindset with the ability to work across different team functions and projects
* Experience of working in a global environment

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Ben McGregor

Ben McGregor

Managing Consultant | Key Accounts Contracts
T: +44 (0)1206 212101