Data Migration Technician

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Created: February 4, 2014


Working with the Production Manager and Digital Projects Coordinator, the Data Migration Technician will provide his or her skills and expertise in records management towards a file server reorganization of Owlkids Books Inc.’s title, brand, and departmental assets.

Key tasks:
Working with the Digital Coordinator, the Data Migration Technician will implement the migration of Owlkids Books’ title, brand, and departmental assets to a new file server structure, through:
  • Familiarizing him/herself with the new server schematic;
  • Preparing new title, brand, and departmental folders and moving assets to these new folders appropriately, according to set schematic;
  • Renaming assets according to set schematic;
  • Assistance in data/asset verification of resources in instances of multiple versions;
  • Identifying outlying resources and reporting them to the supervisor, as necessary;
  • Offering suggestions to optimize server organization, create efficiencies, etc. as candidate sees fit.
  • The candidate will be required to work at our Toronto office from February 18th to March 14th, Monday to Friday, 9:15am–5:00pm.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be pursuing or have recently completed a Master’s Degree in Information, with preference given to students with concentrations in records management, information management, and information systems;
  • Have demonstrable experience with databases, front-end server architecture, and implementation of naming conventions;
  • Be comfortable with both Mac and PC operating systems and the Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel);
  • Pay strong attention to detail and have excellent organizational skills;
  • Have a high degree of accuracy in his/her work and be able to identify and rectify mistakes;
  • Be discreet in his/her handling of confidential materials;
  • Familiarity with automation and/or scripting is an asset.
The candidate will be paid at an hourly rate of $17/hr, for four weeks.


Published: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 10:53 UTC

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