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Data Conversion Consultant

US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
2017-1171
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Our Client, Exerp, is Europe’s leading provider of Enterprise systems for the health & fitness industry. Through their main Software-as-a-Service ERP product, The Exerp Platform, Exerp has been focusing exclusively on solving the specific needs of the large health & fitness operators. It is now used in 1,350 clubs and by over 4,000,000 members and is the backbone of 4 out of the 6 largest health club’s operators in Europe and one of the 4 largest in North-America.

Exerp is expanding into the U.S.! They have had over a 25% annual growth rate in the last 4 years and expect to pursue this sustainable growth in the years to come, by expanding their services into the United States and North-America. Their company has recently been rewarded as the Best IT Company in Denmark by ComputerWorld’s® Top 100, and ranked 1st as Great Place to Work® “Best IT Workplace in Denmark” in 2015. Earlier this year, they opened an office in West Palm Beach, Florida to establish a base for their North-American activities. Already having rolled-out their first major client in Canada, and managing a solid pipeline among U.S. largest operators.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Exerp America Inc. right from the beginning. We offer a challenging and attractive working environment with a focus on both professional and personal growth. We strive to provide employee satisfaction along with an attractive benefits and compensation package that commensurate with experience and qualification.

About Role:
We are looking for a motivated and competent Data Conversion Consultant to join our Technical Consulting team. In charge of specifying, developing and running data migrations, you will work closely with our Project Managers and Implementation Consultants during the implementation phase of our ERP Software-as-a-Service solution for our clients in North-America.

Responsibilities

The following represents a list of essential duties and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Responsible for large data migration projects

  • Define the scope and rules of the Data Migration together with our customers, combining business process and system understanding
  • Data analysis and extraction (SQL)
  • Develop, adapt and test the internal Data Migration tool to the specific project needs (Java)
  • Perform the data migration runs on go-live date
  • Report detailed progress, risks and issues to the Project Manager
  • Define Data Migration strategy with the client across the different phases of the implementation (Cleansing, Business Process mapping, Testing, Go-Live)
  • Improvement of our Data Migration framework together with your overseas colleagues
  • Specify and develop enhancements to the existing Data Migration tool
  • Improve performance and add new features
  • Besides Data Migration, you will also participate to the other activities of the Technical Consulting team
  • Produce custom reports and data analysis to our customers (SQL)

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing and able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Bachelor/Masters in Computer Science or Engineering or superior relevant work experience
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming, preferably in Java
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally through all levels of organizations both internally and externally
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi task and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of technical solutions, business processes and have an analytic, pragmatic and methodic approach in problem solving
  • Ability to travel up to 20% annually both in North-America and occasionally to our headquarters in Copenhagen
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

Soft Skills

The following are the soft skills we are looking for in our ideal team member:

  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Pro-active and eager to learn both independently and from experienced colleagues
  • Enjoys focusing on finding solutions rather than listing problems
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in a clear and synthetic way
  • Ability to put yourself in the position of a client and adapt your instructions accordingly
  • Well-structured and able to keep your head cool under tight deadlines

Other Skills and Abilities

 

The following skills would be an advantage but are not required to start in the position

  • Knowledge or experience of the Health and Fitness industry
  • Experience with billing and collection processes
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Hands on experience of ERP data migration projects
  • Experience with Linux shell commands

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