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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£34,304 - £39,739 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


Please note this is a re-advertisement and previous applicants need not reapply

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

Over the next 12-16 months, there are several business transformation programmes initiating at GCU as part of our Strategy 2030, led by the business and the GCU IT solutions team. These include several core elements of application replacement, Data Migration, Integration with existing GCU applications as well as associated Business Change and Business Transformation activities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Data Migration Analyst to join the GCU IT solutions team. The purpose of the Data Migration Analyst is delivering projects, programmes, and portfolio outputs. An ideal candidate should be experienced in applying latest data-driven technology to solve business problems, working with personal data in an agile environment. You will assist in resolving issues with target systems/integrations as a result of migrations and lead as a subject matter expert in the areas of data migration. You will also be responsible for assisting relevant business and development teams in resolution of data quality, reconciliation and conversion issues and ensure all the technical deliverables are appropriately documented.

The ideal candidate will meet the following Essential Criteria: -

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience in analytical approach to problem solving
  • Experience of programming/development work with MS SQL or Oracle DB in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience and strong understanding of XML / CSV / JSON and other data formats
  • Strong understanding and significant experience of data migration between business-critical systems.
  • Must have knowledge of ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) principles and tools such as Microsoft SSRS and Tableau and SQL skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Self-motived and proactive attitude with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team

In this role, you will experience a working environment that is focussed on delivery, learning and individual development; with stakeholders that are supportive of the transformational change that underpins the new student information management project.  

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).


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