Migration Technical Consultant

United Kingdom - Remote

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We’re currently expanding our Professional Services Engineering team and have an opportunity for an experienced Migration Technical Consultant to join our team in the UK to provide migration consulting services into Rackspace’s Enterprise and SME clients. This role is key to to helping customers migrate their infrastructure and applications to a Managed Service Infrastructure across a diverse customer and technology base.
The adoption of public cloud is growing rapidly. Rackspace is a trusted partner to many organizations who have embarked on this journey. Through well-established transformation methods and by using best practices, we are helping customers to change the way they do business.
As a Technical Consultant you will serve as the key technical contact and subject matter expert for external and internal customers. You will be hands on member of the migration practice area within a fast-growing cloud Professional Services business. This will require a balance of both consulting and technical skills.
Your engagements will see you working directly with customers and prospects across EMEA. Each engagement will require you to manage workshops and presentations to aid in understanding customers’ and prospects specific needs and to understand complex applications that may be deployed across a multitude of service models and technologies. You will be required to problem solve complex requirements and demonstrate gravitas when facilitating workshops.

Responsibilities

  • Provide customer-facing workshops to educate customers and prospects and gather information for analysis and recommendations.
  • Work with Solutions Architects and Build Engineers to design and accelerate customer adoption of managed cloud technologies.
  • Work directly with the customer to implement the changes required to migrate applications for their chosen platforms.
  • Work with Project Managers to deliver customer outcomes on time and on budget.
  • Write and maintain documentation and materials for customer and Rackspace internal audiences.
  • Engage with customer stakeholders (at multiple levels) and third parties both formally and informally
  • Actively contribute to Best Practices, toolkit and methodologies within area of expertise
  • Contribute to the generation of new business for the Consultancy

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in a customer facing, consulting capacity
  • Practical experience of Infrastructure migration projects
  • Expert working knowledge of Operating Systems (Windows and/or Linux). 
  • Good knowledge of public cloud technologies (AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform)
  • Data Centre infrastructure/application migration, consolidation or transformation projects
  • 3 or more years infrastructure experience in one or more of VMware, AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Prior experience of operating within a Migration Consulting context
  • Excellent understanding of complex technologies, platforms and estates
  • Able to autonomously structure, construct and execute a complex multi-platform migration design

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