Data Migration Specialist in Foster City, CA at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

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Job Description

Job Description:
We are looking for a Data Migration Specialist to support an effort of extracting and transforming data from a Word format to Excel in preparation for migration to a new system.

Data Migration Specialist responsibilities include extraction and transformation of data from Word documents to an Excel format and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the data extraction. Our ideal candidate has essential data entry skills, such as fast typing, an eye for detail, and familiarity with spreadsheets and online forms. You will work with the Sustainability, Health & Safety team responsible for implementation of the new system. Previous experience as a data entry clerk or similar position is considered an advantage.

Ultimately, a successful data migration specialist will be responsible for creating accurate, up-to-date, and useable information for import into the new system

Job Responsibilities:
- Transforming data from a Word format into an Excel-based format that will be used for data upload
- Compile/verify accuracy and completeness of extracted data
- Review data for deficiencies or errors, escalate any incompatibilities, and check output
- Research and obtain further information for incomplete documents
- Keep information confidential
- Comply with data integrity and security policies
- Migrate PDF-formatted safety data sheets from company internal server to new database
- Participates in data migration discussions, provides updates on progress, and communicates challenges to team

Required Skills and Experience:
- High school diploma; 1-3 years' experience in data entry, preferably in chemical or biological sciences, administration, QA, or analytical profession
- Intermediate Word and Excel skills usage required, and essential experience in MS Office, Internet, and Windows 10
- Efficient typing speed and accuracy
- Excellent knowledge of correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation
- Detailed, methodical, and organized
- Willingness to learn
- Comfortable working both alone and in teams
- Microsoft SharePoint preferred
- A BS degree in a chemical or biological science is preferred