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Sr Data Services Consultant

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


A Data Services Consultant for Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) is an integral member of a dynamic team responsible for the high-quality launch of our Human Capital Management products. This individual is accountable for delivering top-quality SQL development and data consulting services to our customers in a fast-paced environment. This position is responsible for accurately converting data from customers’ source system(s) into UKG Pro People Center and UKG Pro Pay. Skills essential to this role are strong analysis, change control, consulting, organization, written and verbal communication. Functional and technical knowledge of HCM and Payroll systems strongly desired. The ability to meet target dates and renegotiate deliverables is a must.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

• Collaborate and conduct a full and thorough data analysis and provide input to customers and internal teams on best practices for data management and data cleanup
• Interpret, validate, and convert data from source system(s) to target system including demographic data, taxation, benefits, payroll balances, additional tables, contacts, dependents, beneficiaries, and optional data including job history, status history, check detail history, platform configurable field data, and complex elements (e.g., system setup tables, employee pictures and documents)
• Utilize available data conversion tools, templates, and documentation to promote efficiency and standardization in compliance with approved data conversion methodology
• Proactively communicate with peers, internal teams, and customers to keep them apprised of project status and ensure they are on track with assigned responsibilities and project timeline and effectively implement change-control
• Create required post conversion documents including Issues and Assumptions and Tax Verification
• Schedule and successfully complete multiple projects within the timeline required
• Provide input on data conversion methodology and process improvements
• Maintain high level of productivity, supporting multiple projects, and meet assigned productivity and project requirements
• Provide support to peers (e.g., mentoring, knowledge transfer) including developing and delivering knowledge transfer sessions on new tools and processes as needed/requested
• Serve as an escalation point for resolving issues with converted data
• Provide ideas and support to functional project resources to promote efficiencies and increased customer satisfaction levels
• Successfully assist or shadow System Consultant on implementation projects in order to gain a better understanding of system configuration and apply that knowledge to add more value during the data conversion process


Required Qualifications:

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision
• A self-directed team player: collaborative, seeks input, accepts and incorporates feedback from others, freely offers assistance
• Self-motivated, quick learner
• Customer-focused, positive and professional attitude
• Organized, detail oriented, accurate and responsive
• Results driven orientation
• Good listening skills
• Able to retain and apply knowledge gained effectively
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
• Very adaptable and dependable
• Takes initiative to learn and develop
• Able to set and manage expectations
• Strong analysis and task and time management skills

(Experience, Education, Certification, License and Training)
• A minimum of 1 year of experience in SQL Database, Programming, and Transact SQL
• A minimum of 1 year of data conversion or payroll industry experience
• Prior experience with Human Capital Management Software
• Experience working in project teams
• College graduate BA/BS or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior consulting experience
• Prior knowledge or experience in payroll tax reconciliation
• UKG Pro People Center and UKG Pro Pay Product Knowledge or other Payroll/HR Systems
• Knowledge of payroll taxes, CPP a Plus

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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