Good knowledge in datacentre migration methodologies
Good in planning the entire migration activities in details
Understanding of the Customer Strategy and Business Requirements
Experience translating Business Requirements into Technical Requirements
Experience developing High Level Design to meet Customer requirements
Ensured Traceability of requirements through design, implementation and testing phases of the project.
Should be able to design the rack elevation diagram for the current and target Datacentre
Experience in data collection and assessment
Able to identify the right workloads and prepare the grouping of server for wave planning
Good communication skill to interview the application owners for identifying the application affinity and server mapping
Should have experience in AAQ template creation, analysing and assessing the AAQ.
Must have very good experience in the end-to-end legacy datacentre migration to Greenfield DC
Experienced in brownfield DC migration and transformation
Should know the Run book creation for the DC workload move
Good in planning and design the entire DC to DC workload migration
Experienced in swing and swap approach and using swing kits for DC migration
Very good knowledge in VMWare ESxi, and migration tools (VMConverter, Platespin, Doubletake)
Deep understanding on various aspects of technology such as;
Servers (UNIX and Wintel)
Consolidation and Virtualization
Data centre migration.
Storage and backup
Data centre build and implementation
Network (LAN and WAN)
Database (Oracle/SQL/DB2 etc.)
Detail and high-level designing experience across multiple technologies.
Excellent ability to handle vendors
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively present findings and reports at the local and senior business management level
Strong technical background in one of the core IT Infrastructure areas like Platform/Network/Database (L3 or above)
Ability to understand and design the business resilience and data centre strategies for customers across technology.
Deep understanding about the build-up of a Datacentre. Should have been part of at least a couple of Datacentre builds.
Ability to perform independently consulting assessment reviews and assisting client organization with development, execution and testing of overall solution.
Intimate knowledge and understanding of the methods used in performing risk analysis and business impact analyses
Good overall understanding of IT infrastructure design, IT operations, Datacentre maintenance, Vendor co-ordination, Voice & Data Network setups, Application development and End User computing areas in order to review and assist in the preparation of recovery procedures in these areas
Experience in maturing independent programs and delivering them, independently.
Ability to calculate DC Power and Cooling requirements based on IT infrastructure design plans
Deep understanding of DC facility related setups of Physical Security Monitoring devices, Access Control setups, Surveillance setups through Audio and Video setups, Electrical build out etc.
Knowledge on Structured cabling design and implementation
Deep understanding of DC operations and ability to define SLA's, handle sudden change requests, handle rollback requirements etc.
Very good skills in project management
Should be capable of leading a team to achieve the deliverable within the scope and timeline
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