Data Migration Lead Engineer

Location: United States


Requisition Number: 1960

Position Title: Principal Software Engineer_G01

External Description:

Data Migration Lead Engineer

Monster Worldwide is seeking a Data Migration Lead Engineer to lead the architecture, design and implementation of the Monster Government Solutions (MGS) data migration platform. Our MGS Division is one of the fastest growing units of the company, providing a variety of hiring and onboarding solutions to the US, state, and local governments.  Our Career Sites enable organizations to have private job boards while leveraging the Monster platform, connecting job seekers with career resources and relevant jobs while helping employers identify and hire talent. As a member of this team, this Data Migration Lead Engineer will be contributing to these and other business critical solutions for our government clients.

Who You Are

A talented Engineer who thrives in leading within a collaborative environment, highly analytical, loves problem solving, and relishes the opportunity to work in a team of highly skilled technologists in delivering world class solutions for Monster’s government clients.  Monster is engineering it all together -- working closely with cross-functional teams including: Sales, Product Specialists, UX Designers, Copy Writers, Usability Engineers, and Software Engineers.


  • Participate/Lead the designing and implementing a data migration platform to support all future client onboarding needs.
  • Managing the entire data migration process by identifying and foreseeing potential issues and providing quick resolution before they become larger problems.
  • Collaborating with the client and determining their data needs, including the types of data that need to be migrated and how the data will be used.
  • Evaluating existing computer systems to decide the best data migration method from system to system.
  • Inventorying the data to be migrated to determine how much time and effort will be required.
  • Establishing testing procedures to ensure that the migrated data is accurate and consistent with client specifications.
  • Monitoring project performance and progress ensuring that it is completed on time and within budget and providing status reports to stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Providing technical support for the data migration process.
  • Creating documentation throughout the process to serve as a guide for future migration projects.

 Job Requirements

  • 12 years of software engineering experience
  • 8 years of data development experience with demonstrable experience and fundamental understanding of legacy and modern data systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science preferred. Experience in lieu of degree may be accepted.
  • Experience with designing and developing both NoSQL and relational databases.
  • Experience with implementing and supporting ETL/ELT data pipelines.
  • Experience with AWS cloud computing platform.
  • Practical knowledge of how to design and implement RESTful Web APIs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to be creative, flexible, and objective in a dynamic, agile development methodology.

Nice to have

  • Familiar with distributed event streaming platforms such as Apache Kafka
  • Familiar with Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)
  • Experience evaluating and leveraging IaaS, PaaS or SaaS products.

About Monster

Monster is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are.  For more than 20 years, Monster has helped people improve their lives with better jobs, and employers find the best talent. Today, the company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.

Monster continues its pioneering work of transforming the recruiting industry with advanced technology using intelligent digital, social and mobile solutions, including our flagship website® and a vast array of products and services.

Accessibility Accommodation

Monster is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment through a culture of diversity, equity, safety, and belonging. Our goal is to make work a happy and productive place for all through transparency and accountability at all levels of our organization.

If there’s an accommodation you need or prefer as part of your application, or if you have some feedback for us on ways we can make our process more accessible for all, please send us an email at or call 1-800-MONSTER and let us know how we can help!

Please do not direct any general employment related questions to this email and/or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodations will be responded to from this email address and/or phone number.

Monster is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating a diverse environment. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

*Salary range for this position: $134,400 - $201,600

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. Based on eligibility, a successful candidate’s total compensation may include a variable pay plan including bonus(es) and/or commission(s). In setting compensation, Monster complies with all local wage and hour laws.

In addition, Monster offers rich learning & development opportunities, a 401(k) plan, a stock purchase plan, and comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance to uniquely fit your needs. Monster also focuses on overall wellbeing with our wellness program, 21 paid days off, 5 paid sick days, and 14 paid holidays throughout the calendar year.




Community / Marketing Title: Data Migration Lead Engineer

Company Profile:

Monster (Randstad Group) is the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities. From the web, to mobile, to social, we help companies find people with customized solutions and we use the world's most advanced technology to match the right people to the right job.

We've made it our mission to help companies find better candidates. And nobody brings more cutting-edge tools to help them do just that than Monster. Whatever their needs are, we have the products and technologies to build a bespoke solution for our clients, to help them find #TheRightFit.

Innovation is the heart of our success... and our future. We're changing the way people think about work, and we're helping them improve their lives and their work performance with new technology, tools and training.

What makes Monster great…

Monster is synonymous with innovation; we are passionate about bringing great people and great companies together. In fact, we are obsessive about it – it’s what we do every day. We believe that the work that we do has a noble purpose... Making people’s lives better.

At Monster, we let people breath, giving everyone the opportunity to shape their destiny and provide the development support that allows them to do so.

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