Migration Architect x2

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    £450 - £495 per day

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    Liam Parsons

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Migration Architect x2

Remote based role

3 month intial contract (likely extensions)

Inside IR35

£450 - £495 per day

*must be able to obtain an SC Clearance or already hold one


  • Provides support to Transformation Technical Lead in managing all technical aspects of the migration across all server types, across all towers, to ensure each application and server can be migrated source-to-target successfully, and ensures all Migration Engineers fully understand the technical challenges and solutions of each migration wave

  • Ensures Workload Assessment & Migration Engine (WAME) capabilities and best-practices are used to optimize the migration of workload

  • Oversees and approves changes to solution should any changes/additions to Source environment be identified that require it

  • Manages all work to ensure detailed design documentation and implementation guides are completed and handed over to appropriate T&T, Account and Capability resources

  • Works with Migration Design and Capability Design Engineers during technical escalations to resolve issues during the window

  • Responsible for technical integration across all the towers

Experience required:

  • 5+ years' experience related to datacenter migrations

  • 12+ years of relevant industry experience with around 5 years at the Master level with a consistent record of significant contribution level, leadership and impact to the business, the company services technical community, and/or the industry

  • 10-15+ years' experience in technical IT

  • Will have used at least one of these migration tools (DoubleTake, PlateSpin, Zerto, AppZero, FLAR, RSYNC, Robocopy, RACEMI)

  • Able to deal with complex issues involving customers and vendors

  • Certification in various migration tools (DoubleTake, PlateSpin, etc.) a plus

  • Certification in various Server level Operating Systems a plus (Windows, Linux, Solaris, etc.)

  • Meets degree educational requirements or has equivalent work experience for job code.

Additional skills desired but not essential:

  • MS SharePoint

  • AIX, HP-UX, OpenVMS and their various versions

  • Knowledge of 3PAR, EVA, EMC Storage

  • Knowledge of storage migration tools (e.g. MPX200)

  • Knowledge of HPE Operations Orchestration (OO)

  • Knowledge of Load Balance and Firewall Configurations

  • ITIL certification