Data Migration Engineer


Location: Remote - UK/EU only

Job Type: Full time


See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Who We Are

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day. Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 2,250 people across Asia Pacific, North America, Africa and UK & Europe.

Role Purpose

As a Data Migration Engineer you will be joining the Data Migrations team with the goal of supporting Iress clients who migrate from a number of source systems into XPLAN or other Iress Wealth Management software. The key elements of the role will be developing and maintaining data migration tools and executing data migration conversions.

Your objectives and responsibilities will focus on…

  • Developing, maintaining and testing SQL scripts and conversion tools for single use or re-use.

  • Owning the end to end process of a conversion, including the conversion setup, execution and post migration analysis.

  • Perform data extraction from Iress systems for provision to clients

  • Run conversions for a variety of 3rd party systems as per the agreed specifications of the conversion request.

  • Execute Data Repair and deletion requests for existing clients.

  • Operating within server environments to execute conversions and ensure the required infrastructure is in place to implement conversions successfully.

  • Proactively identify issues and reasons for conversion failures, following correct procedures to resume/rerun conversions or raise development items.

  • Improve tools and processes as identified from feedback gathered.

  • Notify stakeholders where feedback items or other conversion requests are not supported by the conversion tools and follow appropriate procedures to log enhancement requests.

To be successful in this role...

You will have experience in building, maintaining and running data conversion utilities. Hands-on experience working with multiple database management systems and tools, data mapping and conversation tools and data transformation and repairs. Your experience will also include Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access). Experience with AWS, Talend and financial planning software is desirable but not essential. You may also have exposure Unit testing and knowledge of environments and infrastructure.

You will be flexible and adaptable with good time management to work to strict schedules. You will have attention to detail to analyse data and when an issue arises you able to problem solve and escalate as appropriate.

​Why work with us?

  • 6 paid days per year to extend your weekends + 25 days annual leave

  • State-of-the-art offices

  • Equity grants for our top 25% performers

  • Annual Profit Share when Iress meets its annual profit targets

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to learning and development programs through Udemy

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Starting school leave - 8.5 days of leave to assist your kids with the transition to school

  • Life Insurance & Private Medical

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.

Employment Type


Time Type

Full time
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