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Salesforce Data Migration Engineer

Salesforce Data Migration Engineer | Location: New York City | 

GCOM is looking for candidates to fill the role of Migration Lead/Specialist to join our growing Team.

The Salesforce Data Migration Lead/Specialist is a crucial role within the organization responsible for planning, overseeing, and executing the migration of data into Salesforce platforms. This role requires a deep understanding of Salesforce architecture, data mapping, data cleansing, and a strong ability to lead a team of data migration specialists. The Salesforce Data Migration Lead ensures data integrity, accuracy, and a seamless transition during the Salesforce implementation project.


1. Data Migration Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive data migration strategy for Salesforce project, considering data mapping, data transformation, and data validation processes.

2. Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of data migration specialists, providing guidance and support throughout the migration project lifecycle.

3. Data Mapping and Cleansing: Collaborate with stakeholders to define data migration requirements, map source data to Salesforce objects, and ensure data quality by identifying and addressing data inconsistencies.

4. Data Extraction and Transformation: Oversee the extraction of data from legacy systems, ensuring proper transformation to match Salesforce data structures and requirements.

5. Data Load: Manage the data loading process, utilizing Salesforce Data Loader or other appropriate tools, while maintaining data integrity and adherence to project timelines.

6. Data Validation: Implement rigorous validation processes to verify data accuracy and completeness before, during, and after migration.

7. Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of data migration processes, including data mapping, transformation rules, and migration logs.

8. Issue Resolution: Proactively identify and address data migration issues, collaborating with cross-functional teams to resolve any data-related challenges.

9. Quality Assurance: Establish quality control procedures to monitor and verify the success of data migration activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a similar discipline; or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a data specialist position
  • 3+ years experience delivering complex data management engagements, including all phases of the project life cycle from scoping and planning, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and go-live phases
  • 2+ years of experience in leading data migration/transformation projects
  • Experience driving the ETL support process and ensuring compliance of project standards and deliverables.
  • Strong computer skills including SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Mandatory Skills:

  • Strong/Advanced experience in SQL Server
  • Strong/Advance experience in ETL and SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)
  • Familiarity with DBAmp product and DBAmp data migration experience
  • Familiarity with Salesforce platform, API, and data model
  • Familiarity with Salesforce out-of-the-box functionality


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