Rackspace Azure Cloud Migration Engineer in Gurgaon, India

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities


  • Execute migrations using workload migration tools to Azure

  • Create, maintain, and use Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for migration execution

  • Create, maintain, and execute migration runbooks/tasks

  • Work with Engagement/Project Managers to provide timely status updates on project/engagement

  • Multi-task in an environment of changing priorities

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, implement, test and support technical solutions across a full stack of technologies

  • Work closely across Azure teams (Migrate, Solution Architecture) and peers to establish and follow best practices while solving customer problems

  • Continually expand knowledge in the areas of new technological developments and trends




  • Good written and verbal communications skills

  • Solid problem-solving abilities coupled with a bias for action

  • Experience working with a range of customers (SMB, MM and Enterprise)

  • Demonstrated, strong analysis capabilities and technical knowledge by providing supportable technical solutions

  • Attention to detail in documenting information and ability to show ownership of follow through in customer resolutions

  • Expertise in OS, networking and cloud architecture fundamentals

  • Hands-on knowledge for migrating OS workloads to AWS

  • Hands on knowledge for migrating OS workloads in Azure\Google.

  • Strong CLI and API scripting (e.g., PowerShell, JSON, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python).

  • Successful track record of implementing Azure\Google services in a variety of distributed computing environments.

  • Experience using discovery tools to define and develop customer requirement and pricing model. Working knowledge or exposure to Agile teams.

  • Understanding of migration concepts and mechanisms (e.g. The 6 R’s; synchronization mechanisms - block, image, file; sequencing and application grouping; landing zone/blueprints

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience migrating databases into Azure

  • Experience database/data store technologies (SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, etc)

Nice to haves:

  • Experience using DMS (Database Migration Service)

  • Experience using SMS (Server Migration Service)

  • Azure Certifications

  • Pre-sales experience

  • Some development experiences

Linux Specialization :

  • Experience administering Linux operating systems (please ask for a list, RHEL/CentOS/Ubuntu preferred)

  • Experience scripting on Linux systems with tools like bash or Python

  • Some exposure to Docker/containers

Windows Specialization:

  • Experience with operating Windows 2008, and Windows 2012 and hopefully some exposure to Windows 2016

  • Experience with managing IIS.

  • Some experience working with PowerShell

  • Some experience managing Domain Controllers or other Windows services.

  • Some experience setting up SQL Server


  • Bachelors degree in computer science or related.

  • 8 or more years in technical support (i.e. systems administration) or IT professional services. 2 year working with cloud technologies.

  • Relevant certifications- additional advantage

Req # 36767

Location(s) IN-Gurgaon

Category AWS, System Administration / Engineering