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WIndows Server Migration Lead - Zinstall Experience ESSENTIAL

Eolas Recruitment

Posted on Feb 1, 2021 by Eolas Recruitment

Dublin, Ireland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project


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




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