Data Center Migration Architect- REMOTE

Addison, TX 75001

Post Date: 08/01/2018 Job ID: 30660 Industry: Other Area(s)

Data Center Migration Architect - REMOTE

Top 3 Skills:
1) Deep knowledge/understanding of SDLC and application architecture
2) Deep knowledge/understanding of network/infrastructure architecture
3) Demonstrated experience in previous application migration projects/initiatives
4) Experience with applications hosted on converged or hyper-converged ‎ infrastructure strongly preferred

Position is as a migration architect supporting multiple application migrations being conducted as a part of a multi-year Data Center Consolidation/site exit Program. Applications migrating are being transformed into next-generation hyper-converged hybrid cloud environment. This is a solutions architect role that requires broad experience and knowledge in both applications and infrastructure (network, firewall, hardware etc.) architecture. Applications exist across multiple technology platforms but primarily MS products. Must understand how applications behave under various conditions. Must understand and plan for application future state in the new environment. Familiarity with the different application migration methodologies (seed-and-swing, clone-and-swing and forklift) is required. Application expertise with databases as back-end (SQL or Oracle) is a must.   Support migration waves and act as infrastructure and engineering escalation point during waves.   Collect and develop detailed Playbook and migration plans and procedures based on detailed schedule/server bundles.   Create and manage planning Playbook for each migration event. Assist in migration planning to include pre-migration shutdown, cutover, startup, test, contingency/back-out and post migration. Advanced knowledge of datacenter migration/consolidation lifecycle. Advanced knowledge of the tools, techniques and principles used in application mapping.


Required:
1) Deep knowledge/understanding of SDLC and application architecture
2) Deep knowledge/understanding of network/infrastructure architecture
3) Demonstrated experience in previous application migration projects/initiatives
4) Experience with applications hosted on converged or hyper-converged ‎ infrastructure strongly preferred
10+ years managing complex projects and leading teams
Proficiency in creating detailed plans and processes related to data and datacenter migration and application systems migration
Operating systems: RHEL Linux, Windows, HPUX, AIX, Solaris
Database: Oracle, SQL, DB2
Clustering/High Availability: Virtualization (ESX/VMware VMs, nPar/vPar, hard/soft zones), many types of storage and Raid levels, Thick and thin provisioning, VCS, Microsoft/SQL Clusters, various load balanced solutions (F5-GTM/LTM GLB LLB VIPS), horizontal and vertical application clusters; granular recovery, Global Load Balancing, and DNS
Networking: TCP/IP, UDP, IPsec, VRRP, OSPF, DMVPN
Exadata, Golden Gate, DataGuard
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