Purpose of the job Deliver block data migrations for professional services
Sr. Technical consultant role is a hands-on delivery role that delivers migration projects execution for professional services
Key activities will include
Deep involvement in the planning and execution of the migration plans to migrate and / or decommission application instances and servers in scope without disruption to business groups.
Working knowledge of Operating Systems Windows and various flavour of Unix Solaris, AIX, Client Unix etc.
Experience implementing ITIL and or operational best practices
Identify key deliverables, anticipate risks, handle trade-offs and can make decisions while being comfortable with ambiguity and change
Ability to anticipate and head-off potential project delays (shifting business priorities, technical hurdles, project approvals from stakeholders, etc.)
In depth technical knowledge and hands on experience of Hitachi storage products VSP G & F Series, VSP 5000 series, functionality of SVOS.
RAID Manager and sound technical knowledge to implement Brocade and Cisco SAN Switches, Software products HDID, HAD, Ops centre.
Hands on experience and in-depth technical knowledge of data protection technologies Hitachi Shadow copy, Thin image, copy on write snap, True copy, Universal replicator, 3DC UR, Global active device, HDID
Hands on experience in block migrations using migration methodologies True copy, GAD, replication, Universal volume manager, Hitachi Tier Storage manager, Shadow Copy.
Hands on experience of Non disruptive migration technologies using UVM and GAD.
Knowledge of various operating system and Data base migration tools.
Analysing the method of transforming existing data into a format for the new environment and the loading of this data into new environment.
Reviewing existing migration tools and providing feedback for improving performance of the migration process.
Experience in working with IBM / EMC and Netapp storages would be an added advantage.
Education and Functional Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field.
6-10+ years delivery experience in executing migrations and leading migration activities.
Experience working in a matrix organization
Industry wide certification from OEM
Should possess very good written & verbal communication skills.
Should be a team player and should possess very good inter-personal skills.
Experience assembling teams to perform services engagements