Pavlo M Kurochka, Developer in Walnut Creek, CA, United States
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Pavlo M Kurochka

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Data Extraction Developer

Walnut Creek, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
June 18, 2020

Pavlo is an experienced professional who has designed, developed, and deployed data migrations and integrations for dozens of successful projects of different sizes. He knows how many ERP, CRM, PLM, billing, and document management systems work inside and utilizes his experience using the latest tools and technologies. Pavlo gets along great with colleagues—once people get to know him, they want him on their team.


Syniti Data Stewardship Platform (DSP), PL/SQL, SQLAlchemy, CSV File Processing...
BackOffice Associates
PL/SQL, CSV File Processing, SAP LSMW Data Migrations...




Preferred Environment

PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Toad, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Python, Oracle, CSV, Excel 365

The most amazing...

...thing I've done was GE BOM's interface, distilling 1.5 million records to 3-500 changes. The client used it for two years, far longer than planned.

Work Experience

Data Engineer

2018 - PRESENT
  • Developed a set of Python programs, automating the download of billing and pricing information from vendor APIs and transforming them into monthly Excel reports. Maintained history and reference data in MySQL database.
  • Converted data into Siemens Teamcenter PLM using Oracle database, PL/SQL, and Python scripts.
  • Converted data into SAP ERP using Synity DSP and MS SQL.
Technologies: Syniti Data Stewardship Platform (DSP), PL/SQL, SQLAlchemy, CSV File Processing, Data Migration, Data-driven Testing, Notepad++, Jupyter Notebook, Excel VBA, Data Migration Testing, QuickBooks API, Google Drive API, Oracle ERP, Data Integration, Microsoft Excel, Windows, Oracle PL/SQL, Teamcenter, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Twilio API, SAP, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server 2014, Oracle, SQL, Pandas, Python 3, ETL, Star Schema, Data Engineering, Data Extraction, Microsoft Access, Oracle EBS, Microsoft SQL Server, ETL Implementation & Design, APIs, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Scripting Languages, ETL Tools, DB, Apache Airflow, NoSQL, RESTful Microservices, Data Analysis

Senior Data Migration Consultant

2007 - 2018
BackOffice Associates
  • Performed successful data migrations for multiple systems implementation projects for the following BackOffice Associates clients, including St. Jude Medical (2007-2010), Avnet Technology Solutions (2010-2012), and Avnet Technology Solutions GmbH (2012-2013).
  • Completed the same data migrations for GE (2014-2015), Sysco (2015), LafargeHolcim (2016), The Kraft Heinz Company (2016), Municipality of Anchorage (2016-2017), Dimension Data (2017), Rockwell Collins (2017), Ferring Pharmaceuticals (2017).
  • Used target systems for these mentioned projects: SAP (ECC and CRM), Oracle EBS, Siemens Teamcenter PLM, and Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Facilitated business requirement discussions, data mapping sessions, and cross-functional and technical meetings.
  • Profiled legacy and target data to support the development of transformation specifications. Extracted data from legacy systems into staging databases.
  • Designed, developed, and executed: data transformation and remediation rules, pre-load and post-load data validation reports, cross-reference tables for value mappings, and data construction web pages for data augmentation and creation.
  • Identified and utilized various mass load methods in target business systems to automate data imports, such as SAP LSMW, BDC, Oracle EBS Open Interfaces, and PL/SQL APIs.
  • Orchestrated and implemented data cleansing and de-duplication strategies. Developed system cutover plans.
  • Planned and executed multiple test data load cycles per project, usually 4 to 7, depending on project size and complexity; analyzed and resolved resulting issues and defects.
  • Established, implemented, and supported post-go-live data governance frameworks and processes. Managed onshore/offshore resources.
Technologies: PL/SQL, CSV File Processing, SAP LSMW Data Migrations, Syniti Data Stewardship Platform (DSP), Notepad++, SAP S4 HANA Cloud Services, SAP MM, Excel VBA, SAP SD, SAP FICO, Data Migration Testing, BackOffice Cransoft, BackOffice DSP, Oracle ERP, Data Integration, Microsoft Excel, Windows, Oracle PL/SQL, SQL, MySQL, Teamcenter, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Oracle Database, Salesforce, Siebel, IBM Cognos, Cognos 10, Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), SAP, Microsoft SQL Server, ETL, Star Schema, Data Extraction, Oracle EBS, Data Engineering, CSV, ETL Implementation & Design, ETL Tools, DB, Data Analysis

Zoho CRM to Hubspot CRM Data Migration
This proof of concept project demonstrates the power and flexibility of the methodology and toolset that I use for data migrations.

Skills: ETL, Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, Python, Hubspot, Zoho-CRM, data migration

Please follow the link for a demo video.

Avnet SAP Data Migration Project

Developed and configured data conversion logic for 15 conversion objects into SAP CRM, SD, and FI.

Executed complex customer data conversion that involved integration with Satori Address Validation software and de-duplication in spreadsheets.


Python, SQL, T-SQL (Transact-SQL), Python 3, Excel VBA


Pandas, Twilio API, Google Drive API, QuickBooks API, SQLAlchemy


BackOffice Cransoft, Microsoft Excel, Oracle ERP, Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), Microsoft Access, Notepad++, Apache Airflow, Toad, IBM Cognos, SAP MM, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, GitHub


ETL, ETL Implementation & Design, Data-driven Testing


Windows, Oracle Database, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Jupyter Notebook, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Oracle, Salesforce


Oracle PL/SQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Data Integration, DB, MySQL, SQLite, PL/SQL, SAP S4 HANA Cloud Services, SQL Server 2014, NoSQL


BackOffice DSP, Syniti Data Stewardship Platform (DSP), CSV File Processing, SAP LSMW Data Migrations, Oracle EBS, Data Migration, Data Migration Testing, Star Schema, CSV, Excel 365, Data Engineering, Data Extraction, Scripting Languages, ETL Tools, Data Analysis, SAP FICO, SAP SD, APIs, RESTful Microservices, SAP, Teamcenter, Cognos 10, Siebel

1988 - 1993

Master's Degree in Economics, Management

Kyiv National Commerce and Economics University - Kyiv, Ukraine


Data Engineer



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6.00.1x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python

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