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Migration Engagement Lead

DXC Technology

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Remote work
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 3 000 EUR/monthBased on your experience and allotted responsibilities, the salary is likely to be much higher.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Capability definition

Responsible for all technical deliverables related to solutioning, designing/planning, and executing a client’s IT migrations from point A to point B (includes migration across/within datacenters, server states, user bases, operating systems, HW/SW versions, platforms, workplaces, delivery teams, etc.). Provides overall design/engineering direction and support for migration across all towers to ensure the program meets the contractual obligations and operational standards, as well as the client’s business imperatives.


• Manages the assigned resources, related to all Migration activities (design, solutioning, planning, discovery
& analysis, execution).
• Manages the migration design/planning and oversees execution, ensuring that all data required to plan/execute the migration is collected, validated, and updated in the SSoT (Single-Source-of-Truth) data repository to ensure all data is 3C-data (correct, current, complete) for all Source workloads (apps/servers) at all times; all move-groups, workload placement, migration methods, and migration tools are selected correctly; and all technical resources are engaged and tasked for execution
• Ensures the Migration Service Delivery Model standards, capabilities and best practices are used to optimize
the migration of workload
• Identifies changes/additions to Source environment, and triggers scope-change-control when/where necessary
• Ensures prerequisites are in-place, test-plans are in-place (technical & UAT), technical resources are available, and technical escalation paths are in-place for successful migration waves
• Triggers and manages technical escalations to ensure the right technical resources are brought-to-bear to resolve issues during the cutover window
• Ensures workload migration occurs on-scope, on-schedule, on-budget, on-quality and manages client/account communications as related to the migration
Responsibility details
• Detailed design/planning of migration scope, approach, dependencies, risks, wave schedule, resources,
and finances

• Wave schedules to include validation of:
o wave content, source/target mapping, server groupings/dependencies, clustering, etc.
o All prerequisites (upgrades prior to migrations, driver loads/updates, etc.)
o All components (servers, storage (local and leveraged), applications, users, etc.)
o All participants (DXC, Client, Vendors, etc.)
o Pre- and post- migration testing validation

• All types of migrations in-scope
o P2P, P2V, P2C, V2V, V2C, SameBox/Lift-n-Shift, etc.
o Within datacenter, across datacenters, from/to Cloud
o Replication via network

• Validation of all dependencies:
o Hardware build-out/configuration
o Business/application outage windows
o Resource allocations/commitments

• Generation of detailed playbook/checklist including:
o Key milestones
o Milestone owners
o Link of key milestones to owners’ detailed playbooks/checklists
o Expected start/end date/time for each milestone
o Dependencies and durations
o Critical-path with cushion time to address unforeseen issues and back-out
o Step-by-step detailed technical instructions
o Go/no-go criteria
o Critical-path flagging, with rollback/back-out procedures
o Severability of wave components (i.e., components that can be backed out, allowing remainder of wave to complete successfully)
o Change requests
o Steady-state turnover criteria
o Turnover to steady state
o Post-migration validation/audit (monitoring, BUR, etc.) by the corresponding teams
o Release of resources

• Projecting demand of all key resources
o All key milestone owners (DXC, Client, 3rd party Vendors) for all roles (Engineers, SAs, testers, Application Owners, etc.)
o Contact info for all participants
o Backups for all participants (turnover for windows > 8 hours, or successive)
o Escalation path for all participants
o Hardware
o Software
o Tools
o Outage/change windows
o Walk-through playbook/checklist with all key milestone owners prior to execution

Education and experience required
• 8+ years of relevant industry experience with between 3 and 5 years at the Master level with a consistent record
of significant contribution level, leadership and impact to the business, the company services technical community, and/or the industry
• Agile methodology
• SAFE Agile methodology
o PMP certification is a plus
o ITIL certification is a plus

Technical Skills and Experiences:
• Meets degree educational requirements or has equivalent work experience for job code.
• 5+ years’ experience in technical IT & 3+ years’ experience related to datacenter migrations

• Has strong technical project leadership capabilities involving virtual teams across regions and time zones
• Able to deal with complex issues involving customers and vendors
• Prior experience with application or infrastructure development projects
• Ability to manage projects within scope of responsibility.
• Strong estimating skills
• Strong MS Excel skills
• Extensive data-management experience as it relates to server migration projects
• Required documentation (e.g., passport) and availability to travel to client site(s) globally as required

Additional skills desired but not essential:
• OpenText, Vmotion, Azure Migrate, AWS native tools
• MS SharePoint, MS Project
• Wintel, Linux, AIX, HP-UX, OpenVMS and their various versions
• ETL and/or data-mgmt tools
• SQL, Oracle

Non-technical skills and experiences:
• Fluent English
• German is a big advantage
• Demonstrates strong communication skills (written and oral)
• Has strong technical project leadership capabilities involving virtual teams across regions and time zones
• Proven ability to work in cross-cultural environments
• Strong client interfacing skills
• Demonstrated ability to aggregate, assimilate, rationalize, and normalize data from multiple sources
• Ability to interact with customers regarding business and technical information and issues
• Ability to work in international teams
• Ability to work under pressure, switching priorities and changing circumstances
• Demonstrates strong team building skills - ability to work as a team
• Demonstrate strong initiative to learn with minimal direction
• Self-starter
• Keeps the stakeholders informed using appropriate methods and media
• Shares relevant or useful information in a timely manner


• Basic salary ranging from 3,500€ gross/per month (depending on your experience and responsibilities)

Employee perks, benefits

• Employment contract for an unlimited period
• 400€ in Benefit Plus based on your choice (sport, health care, education, wellness, shops, etc.)
• Flexible working hours
• Work from home
• 3 paid sick days
• 3 extra vacation days
• Meal subsidy fully paid by employer
• 80€ for your tram pass (even if you work from home)
• Parking spot
• Employee referral program
• etc.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Brief description of the company

With 1200+ employees DXC Technology Slovakia belongs to the biggest Slovak IT companies. DXC Technology is a Fortune 500 global IT services leader. Our more than 130,000 people in 70-plus countries are entrusted by our customers to deliver what matters most.

We use the power of technology to deliver mission critical IT services across the Enterprise Technology Stack to drive business impact. DXC is an employer of choice with strong values, and fosters a culture of inclusion, belonging and corporate citizenship. We are DXC.

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Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Mgr. Yvonne Skupinová
E-mail: send CV