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WIndows Server Migration Lead - Zinstall Experience ESSENTIAL

Eolas Recruitment

Posted on Feb 1, 2021 by Eolas Recruitment

Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

My Dublin based client is currently looking for an experienced Windows Server Migration Lead to join their team for a 6-12 month contract with a view to extension.

Previous experience of migrating in large scale server environments using Zinstall Migration tool is a must. Applicants without this experience will not be considered.

This role offers a WFH element but candidates must be willing to operate from within Republic of Ireland, WFH from the UK will not be considered.

Job Summary

  • The successful candidate will be partaking in a project where they will be migrating 600 Servers (Windows 2003 and 2008) to new 2016/2019 VM Servers. The 600 Servers in scope support 147 applications. This project is not responsible to upgrade applications, just the Servers.
  • This candidate will own the migration process of the application from old to new Servers.
  • This role will require a candidate who may need to be flexible in the scope of this role as the project evolves.
  • Taking a leading hands on role in planning and executing the migration of Legacy 2003 and 2008 windows Servers to 2019, 2016 OS using a combination of Z-Install and IIS Easy Migration Tool.

  • Audit and document Servers, Analyse Purpose and business function of Server, dependencies on other Servers and application interfaces.

  • Plan Migration of Physical as well as VMWare Virtual Servers
  • verify if the application will work or not on the new 2016/2019 OS prior to actual upgrade.
  • Prepare documentation for change approval (runbooks, roll back plans etc.)
  • Identify any required patches and Patch Legacy Server.
  • Identify and implement any required workarounds.
  • Perform Migration mainly using Zinstall and IIS Easy Migration Tool
  • Trouble Shoot Migration related issues
  • Provide positive and proactive participation within the team and active collaboration with colleagues across the Group as appropriate.
  • Reports into Technical Lead
  • For applications that are too old to work on the new 2016 OS we will need to ring fence them using the Symantec DCS. Not essential but is a bonus if candidate has this experience

This role offers an excellent daily rate for the right candidate. Should you be interested please apply now for immediate

Reference: 1076786370

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