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Fiserv Data Conversion Analyst in Reno, Nevada

Position Description

What does a great Data Conversion Analyst do?

The Data Conversion team works directly with new clients to convert their existing credit card portfolios onto Fiserv processing platforms. The team, comprised of project managers, data analysts, and conversion programmers perform an initial review of a converting client’s data files, develop an extensive list of reports and utilize custom tools to analyze the data, develop technical specifications for converting the data, present the specifications to the client, write the conversion programs and processes, and assist with the testing/loading process. You will learn and use multiple Fiserv applications/products, work with new technologies (like EMV and digital payments) and develop relationships with many large financial institutions across the globe. We have a great team and are willing to provide on-the-job training, as needed!

We provide associates the opportunity to try different roles (programmer, analyst and project manager) based on experience and encourage you to develop new skills and knowledge allowing them to take on new challenging assignments for our clients. We will challenge you to think creatively and make process improvements. The roles deliver a unique opportunity to use both technical and analytical skills, knowledge of the payment processing industry, and the soft skills (communication, managing expectation, leading large efforts) required to work effectively with clients!

As a Data Conversion Analyst, you can look forward to:

  • Technical data mapping analysis and delivering and executing conversion project milestones for the full project life cycle from initiation through project closure

  • Specific duties may include:

  • Designing and documenting complex technical requirements for business applications

  • Partnering with business analysts to identify business needs and appropriate technical solutions

  • Creation of data conversion mapping specifications and/or programs (depending on analyst vs. programmer role)

  • Ensuring quality of data conversion suite including holding quality inspections

  • Validating offline System and Output testing of data conversion files and debugging complex code and processes

  • Planning and participating in mocks and other client events in conjunction with client and Fiserv partners

  • Building partnerships with clients, product owners, application development teams, and program management colleagues

  • Identification of risks and issues; managing and escalating appropriately & monitoring progress

You’re the type of person who:

  • Developed analytical and problem-solving skills, and meticulous attention to detail including the ability to analyze and/or code data from different platforms in order to integrate the data into a Fiserv platform

  • Ability to determine estimates of effort and impacts on a variety of solutions

  • Ability to manage deliverables and provide support to multiple projects

  • Commitment to be part of the team, and to support others in making the wider team a success

  • Proven ability to manage and mitigate risks to project delivery

  • Ability to make information-based decisions

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

  • High school diploma required

  • 5+ years of professional experience working in the financial services or credit card processing industry

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • 4 Year College Degree in IT, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics or Statistics, preferred

  • Previous IT or Business Analysis experience, preferred

  • Experience in a client-facing role with excellent communication skills

  • Understanding of the Issuing Industry and associated products

  • Experience in converting to new processing platforms, preferred

  • International business experience is a benefit

  • Conversion experience preferred

  • Experience in COBOL, Mainframe applications, IBM JCL, and TSO/TPX

  • Experience in testing and validation of output, reports, and financial balancing

  • Experience with and knowledge of Fiserv or Omaha Platform preferred

Who We Are:

Conversions and Implementations is the new client onboarding arm of Fiserv Issuer Solutions. We engage with new clients to create a credit processing solution that includes all the products and services required to meet their business objectives. The organization provides vast opportunities to learn not only a great deal about Fiserv offerings and how products work in detail on the platform, but also gain an understanding of our clients’ business and the issuing industry. A number of roles exist which support various client segments and project types, providing opportunities to develop and grow professionally, all within the same team.

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit http://www.careers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.

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