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Java Migration Engineer

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Java Migration Engineer

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Cary, North Carolina, US United States

Position ID: J0721-0109

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

This role will form part of a team who will execute a set of tasks to:

• partner with current application SMEs to extract the data defined as records

• ensure all the records stored in the applications have been archived appropriately and that new records formed while the application is still in use are sent to the archives daily/weekly as appropriate

• retain any assets required on an ongoing basis

• complete pre-retirement documentation & ensure the completeness of all pre-retirement information

• once no longer in use, stop the application processes

• once approved, complete the steps that will delink the application from its hardware in our configuration management system

• retire the application

Your future duties and responsibilities:

 Executing the steps defined in the pre-retirement process, including

 Extracting records from applications databases/files to capture all historical records required; supplying the relevant metadata

 Sending these records to the strategic archive of choice with relevant metadata

 Scripting regular extraction and archival of records

 Completing the required documentation to the required standard

 Placing assets into the retention service as required

 Shutting down applications once all usage has ended

 Delinking hardware from retiring applications (logical removal)

 Retiring applications in the application repository

 Optimizing the steps where possible

 Knowledge sharing with the other members


 8-10 years’ experience in development

 Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux command line

 Experience extracting & transferring large datasets beneficial

 Strong database experience (Oracle/Sybase would be a plus)

 Java Programming Skills is required

 Ability to work independently

 Attention to detail

 Capable of getting things done in large organizations – good understanding of where to use processes and how to leverage networks

 Experience working with virtual and global teams / Intercultural awareness

 Strong analytical and technical background with good problem solving skills

 Curious and pragmatic individual

 Good team-working and communication skills essential

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:




Database (Oracle must, Sybase opt)










Skill Set/Years of Experience

Avro & Kafka




  • Linux

  • SQL

  • Unix

What you can expect from us:

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