The Cloud Migration specialists provide hands-on technical support for assessing, architecting, and migrating diverse web / database platforms from client hosted environments to Azure, AWS, and other hosted infrastructure platforms.
They work closely with customers and internal teams to analyze and balance re-platforming, reengineering, and 'as is' migration approaches through Professional Service consultation and project delivery.
Provide best practice design recommendations for migrating applications from an on-premise location to the MS Azure or AWS Cloud.
Perform cloud assessments using a variety of tools to evaluate cost vs performance.
Assist in design of highly available, secure, and scalable cloud infrastructure tuned to project and business requirements.
Create and manage Statement of Work (SOW) documents for professional service engagements.
Deployment of highly available, secure, and scalable cloud infrastructure based on project and design requirements.
Set up & troubleshoot Azure builds, including but not limited to ARM, ASR, SQL, Containers & Azure AD.
Participate in pre-sales engagements as needed
Assist with developing and executing validation procedures to ensure migration and design objectives have been satisfied
Develop and produce documentation of the implemented solution.
Provide down-stream operational knowledge transfer to internal and external teams.
Emphasize monitoring and issue mitigation in service of SLA achievement.
Migrating remotely hosted environments to MS Azure, AWS, and / or VMware private cloud environments
Qualifications / Experience
4+ years building, configuring, and managing solutions in multi-tenant enterprise environments.
Azure and / or AWS Architect certification required
Familiarity with automation tools and scripting
Ability to write technical documentation
Strong knowledge of networking
Strong technical knowledge of Windows Active Directory, MS SQL HA Options and Clustering.
Good technical knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V, Vmware, and other hypervisors.
Good technical knowledge of Exchange 2010 / 2013 / 2016.
Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (bash, vbscript, powershell, Azure cli,etc.).
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional customer service skills and orientation.
Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Experience designing, deploying, and managing backup and disaster recovery technologies.
Foundational understanding of CI / CD methodologies
VCP and / or RHCE a plus
Experience working with DevOps and in CI / CD tooling
Exposure to Docker, Kubernetes or other container technologies
Experience designing and deploying containerized environments
Good technical knowledge of MSSQL and / or mySQL database administration.
Experience in O365 migration scenarios. From exchange and other mail systems. Internet mail technology experience (IE host and MX records, spam filters, mail bagging services, etc.)