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Data Conversion Analyst

McLean, VA, United States

Job ID: 7338

Date published: 10-Jan-2019

Pontoon is looking for an  Data Analyst to support one of our large clients in McLean, VA  This is a contract position.  The Analyst will be responsible for retrieving People Services data from various systems and sources, and assembling it to provide comprehensive management data and reports.  

Job description for Data Management Consulting Resource:

The data management resource will be working as a member of the data management work stream and will be actively analyzing, cleansing, extracting, transforming and creating clean data files needed for data conversion activities. The resource will be working with business leads as well as IT SMEs in understanding the functionality and architecture of the legacy application(s) poised for replacement with the target ERP system and will be preparing data files based on the functional/technical design for the conversion object. He/she will be supporting the data cleansing activities either via scripts or other methods identified. The resource will be participating in the design discussions with the system integrator and will be working with all the stakeholders in providing necessary data files in the required format. The resource will be working with the testing team during various test cycles (Unit, Integration, System, User Acceptance, etc.) .

Required Skills:

             Expert level will have Specific Costpoint data conversion skills (Conversion, Cleansing, Profiling, Assessing Data Quality, ETL etc.)

             Programming background consists of writing packages/procedures/functions/DDL/DML/Tuning

             Self-starters with quick learning curve on existing application landscape

             Target system will be Oracle based but source systems are a combination of Oracle, MS SQL and COBOL based (JAMIS ERP)

             Experience with RICEW (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions and Workflow) in a large-scale ERP will be a plus

             Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and dealing with a diverse group of stakeholders/Data owners

             Excellent Documentation and Communication skills

Additional Qualifications:

             Knowledge of industry leading ERP packages (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, Deltek Costpoint, etc.)

             Prior experience handling data related to JAMIS ERP and/or Deltek Costpoint ERP systems will be a plus

             Experience with Supply Chain systems data (Oracle, Ariba, iValua, etc.) will be a plus

             Federal Contracting awareness (Acquisition vehicles such as GSA Schedules, GWACs, AWACs, IDIQs, etc.)

             Federal procurement and pricing methods (FFP, T&M, Cost Plus, etc.)

             Industry recognized programming certification (Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL etc.)

             Experience with Web Services is not required but will be a plus (SOAP, REST APIs, etc.)

             Experience with ETL tools (IBM DataStage, Ab Initio, Informatica, Talend, etc.) is desired.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.