Rackspace Professional Services Delivery Engineer II-3 in Gurgaon, India

Overview & Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute migrations using workload migration tools to Hyper – V and VMware

  • Create, maintain, and use Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for migration execution

  • Create, maintain, and execute migration runbooks/tasks

  • Work with Engagement/Project Managers to provide timely status updates on project/engagement

  • Multi-task in an environment of changing priorities

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, implement, test and support technical solutions across a full stack of technologies

  • Work closely across FAWS teams (Support, Solution Architecture) and peers to establish and follow best practices while solving customer problems

  • Continually expand knowledge in the areas of new technological developments and trends

Qualifications

REQUIRED BEHAVIORS/SKILLS:

  • Good written and verbal communications skills

  • Solid problem-solving abilities coupled with a bias for action

  • Experience working with a range of customers (SMB, MM and Enterprise)

  • Demonstrated, strong analysis capabilities and technical knowledge by providing supportable technical solutions

  • Attention to detail in documenting information and ability to show ownership of follow through in customer resolutions

  • Expertise in OS, networking and cloud architecture fundamentals

  • Hands-on knowledge for migrating OS workloads to VMware

  • Knowledge CLI and API technology use experience (e.g. PowerShell, Python, Ruby, Bash, YAML or JSON)

  • Understanding of migration concepts and mechanisms (e.g. The 6 R’s; synchronization mechanisms - block, image, file; sequencing and application grouping; landing zone/blueprints

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Requires a high school diploma/GED or equivalent

  • 6- 15 years in progressively more technical roles in support or IT professional services.

  • Advanced System Admin Skills Linux/Windows

  • In-depth working knowledge on Virtualization platforms on Hyper-V and VMware,

  • Candidate should be very strong in windows and virtualization technologies: Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare.

  • Good Working on knowledge on P2V and V2V Migrations.

  • Advanced knowledge on Robocopy and Microsoft AD .

  • Should have experience performing hardware and OS refresh.

  • Handle projects efficiently, can understand SOW/Implementation/Project plan and its implications . Should be able to challenge implementation plan for improvements.

  • Can manage all stages of the migration.

  • Should know how to establish connectivity between application and DB.

  • Knowledge on application troubleshooting post migration.

  • Migration tool experience RSYNC, Robocopy and River Meadow.

  • Assist in troubleshooting migrations issues.

  • Perform various Microsoft SQL and mysql tasks like backup and restore as a part of DB migration.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & presentation skills.

  • Candidate should have good documentation Skills. Can document lessons learned in each migration and share with team.

Certifications Desired:

Microsoft Certified Solution Expert MCSE or equivalent

VMware Certified Professional 6 Data Center Virtualization

Req # 40028

Category Professional Services, VMWare

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