Migration Wave Manager - Remote

Migration Wave Manager

Remote - Some travel to Maidstone and Seven Oaks

SC Cleared

3 month contract

£375-410.00 per day - inside IR35

Experience in technical IT (Datacenter)

Experienced in resolving complex issues for customers

Project management experience

Responsible for managing the deliverables related to planning and executing a Wave Migration (includes migration across/within datacentres, server states, user bases, operating systems, HW/SW versions, platforms, workplaces, delivery teams, etc.). Provides direction and support for all parties involved in the Wave Migration process (client teams, vendors, support teams, etc.) to ensure all requirements are met in preparation for the migration execution window.


Confirms that all data required to plan/execute the Migration Wave is in WAME and confirmed correct, current, and complete.

Participate in the definition of Wave management documentations and provides feedback on how to improve the processes as the project moves forward.

Maintains the Playbook (pre-migration, migration, post migration) for each assigned wave ensuring each checklist item is performed.

Acts as the primary escalation point for all issues / risks identified on the assigned wave.

Ensures prerequisites are in-place, test-plans are in-place (technical & UAT), technical resources are available, and escalation paths are in-place for successful migration waves.

Responsible for server migration wave execution of a given implementation depending on project's time/schedule.

Manage issues and ensure resolution during the Migration Window.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience related to datacenter migrations is a plus.

  • Has strong technical project leadership capabilities involving virtual teams across regions and time zones.

  • Able to deal with complex issues involving customers and vendors.

  • Prior experience with application or infrastructure development projects is a plus.

  • Ability to manage projects within scope of responsibility.

  • Strong MS Excel / MS Project skills.

  • Data-management experience as it relates to server migration projects.