Data Conversion Specialist

CityView, a division of Harris Computer Systems

December 03, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Harris Computer Systems has been providing complete Customer Information System (CIS) and Financial Management solutions exclusively to public and municipal utilities for over 30 years. Our track record speaks for itself. We are an experienced, solid company with proven solutions that are presently in use by over 3,000 customers across North America. We are the number one provider of powerful Financial and CIS solutions because of our specialized understanding of the electric, water and gas utility industry and our commitment to customer relationships.

Harris Computer Systems is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies. Constellation Software is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation's growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations.

Job Summary: 


Reports to: Professional Services Manager – CityView
Interrelationships: Develop relationships with customers. Interact regularly with Development team and Support group.


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent job experience.
  • Expert or Advanced skills in MS SQL, ability to perform complex queries and data conversions
  • Experience with Local Government applications or other similar applications
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interpret requirements and recommend solutions
  • Excellent report writing skills (SSRS)
  • Strong customer service and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure
  • Positive, proactive, take-charge attitude
  • Good troubleshooting skills and analytical thinking to resolve issues


  • Interface effectively with implementation clients
  • Interpret requirements and define necessary system setups
  • Perform data conversions for all new-name implementations and legacy upgrades
  • Develop a close working relationship with Project Managers and each client’s primary contact person at each client site to ensure that conversion / development issues that arise are properly addressed in a timely fashion, ultimately leading back to the satisfaction and referenceability of the customer at the end of the project.
  • Monitor and follow-up on open customer support issues, especially those issues that are data related
  • Develops good working relationship with staff in Professional Services and Development in order to troubleshoot technical and functional issues that may arise during the implementation process
  • Provides feedback to the Project Managers, Management and other Professional Services Group Implementers to help improve the products or aid in the overall implementation process
  • Maximizes and maintains current knowledge and awareness of Harris software applications and related technologies
How To Apply: 

Please send your resume to:

Ian Carmichael