Manager, Data Migration (2-year contract) Manager, Data Migration (2-year contract) …

Netlink Trust
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Dec 20
Netlink Trust
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Dec 20
Manager, Data Migration (2-year contract)
Responsible for the Data Migration track as part of the implementation of a large-scale Operating Support System / Business Support System (OSS/BSS). This individual is expected to ensure the successful conversion of data in the current systems to the new system.


Delivery and Technical Management

• Lead and manage the entire Data Migration track from inception through to post-live in accordance with the agreed Scope of Work
• Partner the incumbent vendors, new vendor, user champions and IT teams in the following:
• Develop the data migration strategy for the conversion of data from the current systems, including standalone files, into the new system
• Prepare and execute data migration plan
• Develop the entire Data Migration Work Plan clearly depicting all tasks/activities and the associated target completion dates and owners
• Facilitate the following between the new vendors, incumbent vendors and user champions:
• Migration processes and operation
• Data and object mapping between source and target data sets
• Mapping may involve multiple source systems to single target
• Data conversion requirements
• Ensure data readiness for training, all testing stages
• Data reconciliation and remediation plan, exception handling and fallout
• Data migration test plan including test and quality reviews
• Oversee the testing of different data loads with a view of identifying underlying issues and remediation plans and follow up to ensure complete closure by the appropriate stakeholders
• Lead and coordinate with the user champions, IT peers and IT teams in the following:
• Perform source system data analysis
• Identify data cleansing rules and methods
• Manage, coordinate and track the data cleansing activities
• Develop Data Templates, Tools and Cleansing guidelines and techniques
• Quality reviews
• Identify, analyse issues, make recommendations, and escalate issues for resolution in a timely manner
• Manage the reporting and data warehousing solution delivery from vendor(s)
• Support deployment of solution, cutover planning and execution activities
• Provide weekly and ad-hoc progress updates
• Ensure that designated IT vendors meet contractual obligations
• Develop approval papers for additional data migration services
• Attend to any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Project Director
Risk Management
• Manage the Company's contractual obligations for data migration
• Manage and track the data migration scope, timelines, milestones and committed deliverables closely
• Identify and communicate project risks (technical and non-technical) impacting time, quality and cost of deliverables
• Develop the mitigation plans with the Project Management team and relevant stakeholders and ensure the timely execution of the risk mitigation plans
• Track and maintain the Action Items log, Issues log, Risk Log for data migration
Stakeholder and People Management
• Manage internal and external stakeholders
• Manage conflicts if and when they occur
• Work with all internal and external stakeholders to achieve project goals
• Obtain stakeholders buy-in of all ideas while ensuring that they are aware of their responsibilities and deliverables, including the associated deadlines.


• Degree in Information Technology, Computer, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent
• Strong technical knowledge in the areas of telco network fibre technologies, models and architecture, telecommunications engineering and operations are critical in this position
• At least 8 years applied experience in implementing a telecommunication operational support system, business support system, enterprise software system
• Have experience in business and requirements analysis, systems engineering and software implementation, project management, ETL, data migration, testing and production migration
• Hands-on experience in ETL, data migration, testing, production migration of Network Inventory / GIS such as GE SmallWorld and Hexagon Intergraph G/Technology for Network Planning
• Hands-on experience in data migration, testing, production migration of OSS/BSS - Order Management / Service Provisioning, Service Assurance, Work Force Management, CRM, Finance, Warehouse, Data Management systems.
• SME in Oracle or MS SQL database, data migration scripts, PL/SQL or SQL database programming, database design, database tuning
• Possess good interpersonal skills, deep analytical skills, excellent communication skills
• Strong vendor management and negotiation skills
• Experienced in managing and interfacing face-to-face with users and vendors/product groups/developers as well as technical skills.
• Able to work independently and as a team, highly motivated and goal-oriented individual
• Able to influence and negotiate well

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