Job Description

Rethink what’s possible with SwitchThink! SwitchThink Solutions is an IT Services CUSO from Desert Financial.

As a collaborative partner for innovation, SwitchThink Solutions offers technology solutions that help credit unions achieve their transformational goals. Our knowledgeable development, infrastructure, and IT operations experts work hand-in-hand with our clients to maximize the benefits of their technology and speed their results.

The Conversion Programmer must be able to analyze data in a legacy format and construct a workflow that properly outlines a conversion process and transforms the data to meet Keystone requirements (Keystone is a core processing system utilized by Credit Unions). This role will map data elements, remove duplicates and load data into templates for the bulk upload of data. In addition, they will be responsible for working with data owners to ensure conversion success.


What you will do here:

Assist in the development of Data Conversion Plans by reviewing and evaluating data source

Convert existing data, using ETL processes, creating queries and scripts to transform the data into the required format

Design, develop and execute tests that confirm the success of the data conversion process

Provide technical expertise in development and execution of data extraction, transformation and execution of load programs

Perform other job-related duties as assigned


What you will need:

Bachelor's Degree in related field


Specific degree in this field: Information Technology (P) or Information Systems (P)

Years of related experience required: 5 years   

Experience in current and legacy financial core system database concepts. Experience analyzing data sources and developing a conversion plan. Experience working with ETL/scripting tools in structuring data into required formats. Experience with object-oriented coding such as C or Java. Experience working with data owners to verify and ensure accuracy and integrity of data. Experience working with Banking/Credit Union related data sources.  Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Experience in and proven use of development processes and methodologies.

Preferred: Experience working in the Credit Union industry. Working knowledge in a DB2 database environment.

Expert knowledge in the design, development and maintaining of SQL scripts, code, and queries for data translation, conversion and reporting.

Advanced knowledge in a development environment.

Expert knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and their use in client-side web applications, interfaces and databases. 

At least 5 years of experience in writing data conversion logic in Java, scripting languages such as C , Java.

Expert knowledge in the conversion of data from sources, using ETL processes, creating queries and scripts to transform the data into the required format.

Expert understanding of IT governance as it relates to database conversions and how to ensure compliance.

Ability to foster an environment that promotes the exchange of information and successful accomplishment of shared goals with business stakeholders, STS service peers, and vendor partners.

Analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills

Excellent understanding of organization’s goals and objectives.

Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure. 

Strong customer service skills.



We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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