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Senior IT Analyst, Data Migration Services

Req ID #:  43846

Wilmington, MA, US

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

ROLE SUMMARY: The CRL IT organization is looking for an energetic professional to be a leading contributor to a Data Migration Service practice within Project Delivery. In this role, they would have responsibility for planning and implementing data conversion services required for internal customers. This role is responsible for ensuring accurate and complete migration of data from source to target systems.

  • Efficient, high-quality completion of assigned data migration tasks.
  • Become a valuable and reliable member of a high-performance team, willing to learn new business processes and applications, technologies, and methodologies. 


  • Create and execute data profiling reports to determine data size, complexity, and migration strategy
  • Contribute to integrated data migration design for assigned process area through data analysis, reporting and collaboration with IT and Business partners
  • Execute end-to-end extraction, transformation, load, and reconciliation of master, transactional, and historical data
  • Design, create, and execute reports in alignment to project deliverables
  • Execute data load programs
  • Maintain related documentation
  • Adhere to pertinent regulatory requirements and to company policies, practices and procedures

Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in computer science, engineering, business administration or related discipline. 


  • Demonstrate strong understanding of Data Migration, Quality, and Analysis
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency in data conversion tools, working to prescribed development standards
  • Have good understanding of and ability to learn new business processes for assigned functional area
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of underlying technical data structures and definitions of assigned functional process area
  • Functional ERP (SAP / JDE / EBS / Costpoint etc.) CRM (Salesforce), HRIS(SuccessFactors), and/or Payroll (ADP) experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in Enterprise Data Initiatives
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Relational Database experience - SQL Server, Oracle etc.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Excel / Word / Access
  • Minimum 4 years of full cycle system implementation experience required.

Certification/Licensure: None.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work/type at a computer.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Some travel will be required depending on the nature of the transactions and projects.

About Corporate Functions 

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 14,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2018.


Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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