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Application Migration - Senior Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin West, Dublin
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017
  • Job reference: J370920A

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Application Migration - Senior Engineer

  • Long Term Contact
  • Dublin West Location
  • €Neg Daily Rate

Role Responsibilities

  • Setup Migration discovery/assessment tools in the client environment
    * Conduct manual / tool-based code scan
    * Conduct Detailed Application Analysis
    * Assess Deprecated functions/libraries
    * Assess any breakages with third party dependencies
    * Assess any breakages with external interfaces
    * Review Environment configuration
    * Review Application configuration
    * Review Infrastructure topology
    * Review External dependencies / interfaces
    * Conduct Sanity Testing in new environment
    * Assess Environment configuration related fixes
    * Assess Application configuration related fixes
    * Assess Compliance requirements
    * Assess Nonfunctional requirements - Security, Performance
    * Develop high-level solution architecture
    * Develop Migration roadmap and work breakdown structure
    * Identify acceptance criteria
    * Identify environment and test data requirements
    * Identify issues/risks and mitigation plans.
    * Review cutover planning strategy
    * Develop release strategy - Sequence/Iterations on logical bundles or packages
    * Conduct Build vs Buy analysis


  • 10+ years of experience in solution design and development in Microsoft technologies.
    * Strong knowledge of Application assessment skills and Migration of applications on Windows platform.
    * Knowledge of Win32 bit and 64 bit architectures.
    * Experience in working with Multi technology environments
    * Identify pre-requisites and application configuration to setup an application on a local VM and do a basic test.
    * Able to identify the issues and impact analysis on assessment for apps from source to target platforms
    * Ability to replace the obsolete code with the latest alternate methodologies available.
    * Ability to replace 3rd party apps with native code
    * Strong knowledge and experience of packaging and deploying web applications on IIS
    * Knowledge to determine Firewall requirements to setup an application
    * Unit testing and compatibility testing of the apps migrated upon assessment and also upon Auto and Manual Remediation.
    * Knowledge of at least one migration tool- ChangeBase/Citrix-AppDNA/or any other tool.
    * Experience in configuring web servers IIS , App pools and web applications and Build tools (NANT etc.) & unit testing utilizing .Net Unit Testing Framework ,NUNIT and other unit testing tools
    * Strong experience in implementing Microsoft .NET solutions with SQL Server 2008/2012.
    * Basic to intermediate Knowledge of Java based applications and Java/JEE.

A full job spec is available on request. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. (a current Stamp 4 Visa or an EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be considered for this role. Contact Shane for a confidential chat on 01 6455250 or apply below.