Migration Architect/Consultant

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 7, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    July 28, 2024
  • Experience
    3 Year

Job Description

We’re a software development company building the world’s Elastic Workforce, reinventing work and challenging the assumption that a local team = the best team.

We help businesses deliver technical projects better than ever before through our platform and on-demand Elastic Teams™. 

What’s in it for you? Our mission is to create freelance jobs with more benefits than permanent.

Want to know more? read: https://distributed.co/about

About this role 

We’re working with a UK-based telecoms organisation to gain an understanding of their existing systems and architecture as we work towards planning a migration of their virtual workloads to a combination of on-premise and cloud-based platforms (Azure). 

Your Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the individual business units to understand their systems, analyse these applications and categorise them 
  • Identify legacy components and those reaching “end-of-life” 
  • Understand existing data and complexities 
  • Document and provide detailed reports on the estate, work with the wider team to create a transition roadmap and plot out the next steps 

About You

We’re looking for passionate technologists who enjoy working in collaborative agile teams. You’ll need to be a clear, concise & engaging communicator with people on your team. We enjoy the big picture and the detail; we want people who excel at both.

  • Experience as a migration architect/consultant working on a VMware migration 
  • Strong stakeholder management skills 
  • Experienced planning large-scale migrations (up to 70k virtual machines) 
  • Ability to create detailed technical reports that non-technical stakeholders can easily understand
  • Experience migrating VMWare to a combination of on-premise or cloud-based platforms (Azure), we’re migrating to OpenStack but we’re open to this experience 

About us

Distributed is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Employees and contractors, as well as prospective employees and contractors, will all be treated equally and fairly. Distributed is committed to ensuring no less favourable treatment is experienced by any current or prospective employee because of any of the protected characteristics under the UK Equality Act 2010 or equivalent local equality legislation.

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