Business Analyst - Data Migration

  • Job Reference: DST/TP/68400/13308
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2023
  • Recruiter: SS&C
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Technology & Change
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


  • Competitive starting salary, followed by regular reviews and increases, as milestones are met.
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Fully paid training and qualifications
  • Competitive holiday policy
  • 6% employer pension scheme contribution
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Single person healthcare
  • Flex benefits scheme
  • Discount scheme
  • Sports and Social groups

Main Responsibilities

SS&C is a global provider of services and software for the financial and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, and has offices around the world. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest companies to small and mid-market firms, rely on SS&C for expertise, scale and technology.

The opportunity

SS&C GIDS Global Investor Distribution Solutions, owned by SS&C is one of the largest transfer agencies servicing more than 55 million investors in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia.

We currently seek a skilled Business Analyst to join our high-performing data migration team. You will get the opportunity to work on a variety of projects across the company's various technologies and clients!

The data migration team cover the end-to-end process of migrating data from source to target systems, this covers analysis coding transformation loading and reconciling. They are critical in supporting all the SS&C business streams (Funds, Wealth & Insurance) with onboarding new clients. They deal with teams across the globe, have direct contact with the management company and support existing clients where needed.

Main Responsibilities

  • Migration of data from legacy platforms to target platforms.
  • Undertake necessary analysis tasks throughout the lifecycle of data migration projects.
  • Data mapping between source and target systems includes mapping at several levels (entity, field, field values) as well as the definition of scoping rules.
  • Analyse business requests to streamline and automate functions and processes, using existing templates or new templates if required. Production of strong supporting documents and process flows.
  • Workshop facilitation, documentation and stakeholder management.
  • Perform defect analysis, root cause analysis
  • Support developers / testers.

Ideal Candidate

Essential skills

  • Prior experience as a Business Analyst in the financial services industry
  • Demonstrable project experience in data mapping and data migration.
  • Worked in a client-facing role troubleshooting with cross-functional stakeholders and customers.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills - working with large, global businesses with complex matrix environments
  • Strong communication skills, and experience in workshop facilitation

Nice to have

  • Using SQL to run queries
  • Domain knowledge in as pensions, ISAs, bonds, funds and alternative assets

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups, to enable us to bring a diversity of perspective to our thinking and conversation. It's important to us that we strive to have a workforce that is diverse in the widest sense.