Salesforce Migration Consultant

Boston, MA | Freelance | Job ID #43757 |
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Onward Search is partnered one of the oldest asset management companies in the world based right in Boston. We are search for a Salesforce Migration Consultant to start immediately on-site in Boston *(no remote). In this position you will support the efforts related to the optimization of the data migration loads into Salesforce, mock cutover and integration testing efforts, including data validation. You will also work on defects and enhancements performing declarative and APEX and VisualForce programming.

Duration: 3 months, possibility to extend

Interview Process: Phone screen to an in-person interview

Schedule: Work 8 AM to 5 PM, M-F

Nice to Have:

  • Financial Services Experience
  • Sales Force Admin Certification
  • Heavy emphasis on Data Analysis

What we’re looking for:

  • 5 or more years' experience with data migration and system integration projects with extensive experience on data analysis and validation
  • Experience to include development, analysis and data quality analysis functions
  • Documentation on validation steps
  • 2 or more years' experience with Salesforce with working knowledge and experience with Salesforce object model, including configuration, field validations, workflow rules, triggers. Experience with Salesforce data loader and workbench including SOQL and SOSL operations. Salesforce Platform Developer Certification required
  • Working knowledge and experience with Oracle and Microsoft SQL with familiarity around DML operations
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Data warehouse experience with large implementations including financial services and investment advisors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with other developers providing knowledge transfer and technical know how

What you'll be doing:

  • Identify errors resulting from data migration loads through data validation (record counts, reject analysis). Help research issues with salesforce and other integration sources to identify data errors or source system defects. Open defects or identify existing ones. Outline possible causes for each error, document steps to validate each of the loads, and identify possible remediation based on knowledge and limited system access
  • During integration testing, support integration defect triage, analysis and resolution collaborating with other project teams including product master, product competitive information, master data management, sales data warehouse, and territory management integration points which are databases or files. Resource will triage and email the corresponding Boston-based contacts with detailed findings and questions for project SME's to address
  • Participate in morning and afternoon meetings to transition handoff to other teams. Include email status at end of day


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V