Position Summary :
The Data Conversion Analysts key responsibility will be research and analysis on processes, applications, systems and data, to identify functional requirements for application or system design.
Customer consultation is central to clarify and refine requirements. The Analyst will interpret and translate requirements into functional specifications, developing and executing tests to validate system functionality against specifications.
Essential Functions :
Researches existing applications, system data, business processes and constraints to evaluate submitted requests against existing architectures.
Analyses information gathered in order to correctly identify the problem / request, validate request classification or support the new development initiative.
Conducts alternative analyses to define boundaries of the problem / request and estimate effort. Consults with customers in clarifying requirements by reviewing business process needs.
Translates business requirements into written functional specifications ensuring compliance with current documentation standards and version controls.
Leads reviews of technical specifications.
Provides primary customer and application support. Develops communication and training materials to augment relevant system activities.
Develops ad hoc reports and queries.
Develops and executes test plans and scripts to validate that system functionality meets business requirements. Ensures test scripts meet required standards and expected criteria.
Documents test results and analyses test results to determine whether additional system modifications are required. Ensures compliance with standards for testing, approvals, migration and implementation.
Analyses change requests, customer issues and relevant facts to determine estimates, risks and alternative solutions to business partners or process owners to gain approval and relative prioritization.
Advises stakeholders and provides support throughout their decision making process.
Develops and manages the execution of small to medium projects including schedules, budgets and progress reporting to ensure implementations that are on time, within budget and meet quality objectives.
Typical Education and / or Experience Qualifications :
Technical bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' or a PhD degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.
Preferred Experience for this position :
Experience in SQL query and PL / SQL
Oracle DBA experience
Any Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) with experience on data profiling and migration preferred
Data modelling experience preferred
Defence and / or Military experience welcomed
Experience with legacy system conversions to ERP (Supply chain or manufacturing) systems
Experience working with a customer Relationship Management System (CRM)