• Permanent
  • Milton Keynes
  • Applications have closed

We are recruiting a Data Migration Specialist for an established healthcare software and technology client to work from their offices based in the heart of Milton Keynes.

The ideal applicant will be a skilled SQL Database Developer with an established background in data migration, business intelligence and/or data warehousing.

Skills / Experience required:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Proven record of completing full data migrations
  • 5+ year experience data migration projects and technologies
  • A minimum of 2+ years’ experience with SQL, SQL Server (T-SQL) and/or Oracle (PL/SQL)
  • Have the ability to define, develop and maintain SQL code (stored procedures, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints)
  • Legacy (mainframe) Data migration and data cleansing preferred
  • Designing and documenting conversion and interface specifications
  • Importing and exporting data from a variety of database applications
  • Data analysis and data mapping
  • Excellent analytical skills, detail and process-oriented
  • Proven ability to coordinate activities with business and technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of 3rd party DBA tools and applications
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics.
  • Ability to troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention.
  • Strong problem solving techniques.


  • Some experience with SSIS is preferred
  • Any experience or knowledge of .Net technologies like (C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, TFS..)
  • Prior experience working on large IT deployment projects for Healthcare organisations preferred

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Work in collaboration with customers to define, document and agree data migration strategies
  • Develop and maintain a standard set of detail data migration specifications, containing all relevant information required to migrate data
  • Develop the database scripts/procedures/code required to migrate data into the company database systems
  • Work closely with business analysts, business users and IT professionals to analyse and document the data as it exists
  • Work closely with the various IT departments at ensuring that their data migration environment is sized and set up appropriately
  • Propose any refinements as needed to the existing documentation and standards
  • Prepare, conduct and document workshop sessions as needed for requirements analysis
  • Troubleshoot and resolve internal and customer database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues
  • Manage schema and data migration changes between product release versions
  • Provide DB guidance to the Product Manager, Technical and Application Architects, Software Engineering Development manager and Head of Software Engineering.
  • Assist and support the technical services team to resolve any DB issues
  • Provide feedback to analysis/training staff about performance considerations / usability issues concerning any aspect of the DB design and implementation
  • Develop database utilities and automated reporting
  • Analyse, consolidate and tune database for optimal efficiency
  • Provide 24/7 support should a critical situation occur

The salary and benefits package for this role are superb with a basic salary between £45-55k on offer.

Please send a copy of your CV to apply or call us should you require more information.