LYRASIS is a service-oriented member supported organization working with and on behalf of libraries, archives and museums in the United States. LYRASIS is the organizational home for CollectionSpace. CollectionSpace is a web-based, open-source collection management software for museums and more.
We are currently seeking a Data Migration Specialist. This position will assist with extending and maintaining migration tools and provide excellent technical support and customer service to LYRASIS' hosting clients.
Analyze clients' legacy data/data models, and advise them on the best way to clean-up, manipulate and prepare their data for migration into LYRASIS hosted platforms.
In some cases, the migrations will be into client-operated systems.
Assist clients with creating data maps, including consulting on solutions for data fields that do not map directly.
Create scripts to facilitate the extraction, transformation and loading of legacy data and develop clear documentation in a shared location that can be used by other LYRASIS staff in other migration projects.
Perform special data change and data clean-up projects on an as-needed basis.
Produce project plans and timelines for client migration projects, adhere to these deadlines, generate realistic expectations, and communicate clearly with LYRASIS clients.
Provide excellent technical support to LYRASIS hosting clients.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of and experience with cultural heritage organizations' operations, workflows, data/metadata, and repository infrastructure.
Knowledge of current metadata standards such as SPECTRUM, CDWA, CCO, Dublin Core, CIDOCCRM, DarwinCore, IIIF, and other emerging data standards.
High comfort level with Linux, a shell prompt, scripting, PostgresSQL, Fedora or other relational databases, XSL and programming.
Familiarity with OpenRefine, Talend, or other data ETL tools.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Strong customer service focus.
Ability to work well in a team environment with minimum direction.
Ability to work in a remote organizational structure.
Experience and Training
Experience operating or managing open-source collections management/repository systems is preferred.
To Apply: All applications MUST be submitted with a cover letter for consideration.
Suitable applicants can apply on line: https://lyrasis.isolvedhire.com/
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