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 Data Conversion Specialist must be able to analyze data and construct a workflow that properly outlines a conversion process and transforms the data to meet core processing system requirements . This role will map data elements, remove duplicates and load data into templates for the bulk upload of data.

The Conversion Specialist will be expected to work and train in San Diego, California, Monday through Friday for the first year of employment. After the first year of employment travel expectations will be minimal. 


What you will do here:

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

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

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 Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field.

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

5 years of experience in current and legacy financial core system database concepts preferred.

100% travel required within first year Monday through Friday to San Diego.

Experience working in the Credit Union industry preferred.

Working knowledge in a DB2 database environment preferred.

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.

Proven use of development processes and methodologies.

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 listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure. Strong customer service skills, working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


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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