Migration Engineer

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    Bracknell Forest, Berkshire

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    Daniel Barlow

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    3 months ago

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Migration Engineer - (Windows Server Migration - McAffee - MCSE) - Bracknell - 6 months

Our client, a market leading multi-national technology company are looking for a Migration Engineer, to join them on a customer project based in Bracknell. The assignment is an initial 6 month contract and can offer a competitive daily rate.

Role Overview:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out detailed design and implementation for a large scale Gateway programme within the Public Sector.
  • A major part of the role will involve being hands on as it will involve migrating from Windows Server 2008 to 2016 so you will be building scripts, documentation, designing and developing this process before passing on to someone for integration to go live.
  • As the role will be supporting a Public Sector customer some travel to customer sites around the UK may be expected over the duration of the assignment.

Key Skills For This Role:

  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate prior experience of large scale Windows Server Migration projects as you will be migrating from Windows Server 2008 to 2016.
  • As you will be responsible for build scripts you should have prior experience, documenting and designing the migration from one server to another.
  • You should also have excellent documentation and communication skills as you will be passing this on to an integrator to roll out whilst also working within a customer facing environment.
  • The role is quite hands on so some Design experience is of interest but the client are looking for Engineers that are prepared to stuck in.
  • You must also have experience working with McAfee Web Guard/Key for Windows patching as well as some exposure to McAfee Anti-Virus.
  • A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered.

Desirable Skills:

  • The client are interested in speaking with candidates who can demonstrate experience of the following;
    • Gateway Design
    • Configuration of Lockdown
    • PowerShell Scripting experience
    • LAN Design and IP Configuration
  • The client has also requested candidates who hold an MCSE certification.
  • As the position will likely involve some travel to customer sites having your own vehicle and a drivers licence would be beneficial.