Data Migration Consultant, Flexible/Remote working. with BMC Discovery (ADDM), IBM TADM, HPe Universal Discover, CloudScape, VMware VROps and Lanamark
We are looking for a Data Migration Consultant with experience of BMC Discovery (ADDM), IBM TADM, HPe Universal Discover, CloudScape, VMware VROps and Lanamark, for the rapidly expanding Consultancy Practice of our IT Services client. The successful individual will work on a variety of customer projects engaging with the business stakeholders and supporting ISVs as required.
•Definition and identification of customer data sets required to be harvested and analysed
•Definition and discovery of key infrastructure, technical and application / service attributes
•Discovery processes definition and adoption. Ongoing updates and applicability assessment.
•Tool selection and ongoing knowledge management:
oProof of concept testing.
oVendor liaison and updates on features, capability, licensing
•Supporting the identification, and interviewing of customer / business stakeholders, such as:-
oApplication owners, architecture, development and management teams
oInfrastructure owners, architecture, support and management teams
oService management teams
oBusiness unit stakeholders
oEnd user teams
o3rd party vendors / ISVs
oOther subject matter experts
•Evaluating customer stakeholder support and buy-in to project objectives and escalating where required
•Assist in the creation and execution of stakeholder and communications maps and planning
•Defining and enforcing customer and project escalation processes in relation to discovery activities
•Working in a partnership ethos, both with our client’s project teams and customer stakeholders
•Enforcement and adherence to project scope and objectives, including being accountable for time, cost and quality of own delivery areas
•Feeding into and delivering subsequent transformation and migration design and planning stages
•In-house Team training, in tool and process use
•Assistance with the development of our client’s discovery framework
The Ideal Candidate
•Understanding of business applications how they are linked to form services, and the associated business constraints such as:
oCriticality / importance of applications / services to a business
oBusiness impact ratings of loss of an application / service
oOutage windows of applications
oPotential mitigation strategies to minimise impact and outage of applications / services during migration / transformation of supporting infrastructure
•Understanding of technical and application discovery tools and manipulation / interpretation of exported / output data (examples:-. BMC Discovery (ADDM), IBM TADM, HPe Universal Discover, CloudScape, VMware VROps, Lanamark, etc.)
•Breadth of understanding across both technical and business areas
•Able to ascertain and document a high level of understanding for IT applications / services architecture and supporting data flows and protocols through interviewing, documentation reviews and discovery tools data
•Experience and working knowledge of the following principles and methodologies:-
•Product based planning
•Dependency planning and management
•Project planning and associated project management tools and controls such as RAID
•6 ‘R strategies for migrating applications to the Cloud
Location: Nationwide, UK Suitable if you live in London, Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Birmingham, Staffordshire Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh.
Benefits include: Flexible home based working, 23 days holiday, increasing by 1 day for every year worked (to an additional 25 days), Private Medical Insurance, Health Care Plan, Pension, Personal MOT Health Assessment, Dental Insurance, Critical Illness, Life Assurance, Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Accounts, Kids Pass, Additional Annual Leave Purchase, Tax Free Childcare and Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Travel Insurance, Gym Membership, Share Save, My Car, My Car Cash, Eye Care Plan and Long Service Awards.