• Practical hands on experience in Migrating Microsoft SQL Server databases from on-prem to Azure VMs, Azure SQL Database & Managed Instance, Azure SQL DW, Hyperscale.
• Practical experience of using Azure Storage, Virtual Networks, Virtual Machines for production purposes
• Practical experience with migration technologies such as DMS, & Azure Migrate.
• A good understanding of Azure fundamentals, such as Governance, Scaffold, Design Principles, Security & Monitoring, Cost Management.
Highly Desirable Skills
• Practical experience with OpenSource Data technologies, such as MySQL, PostGresQL, MariaDB.
• Practical experience with Oracle and knowledge of hosting within Azure.
• Working knowledge of Linux and the ability to work with customers in that OS during migration projects
• Practical Experience deploying and supporting CosmosDB
• Knowledge and experience using Azure Site Recovery (ASR).
• Practical Experience of Azure analytical products including Data Factory, Databricks, SQL DW, Stream Analytics.
• 3 of experience working with enterprise customers on Azure specific data solutions, application development and deployment
• Ability to communicate effectively with corporate customers, possess an understanding of the onboarding process and demonstrate a vision for the future of Microsoft support.
• Excellent customer service skills, good oral and written communication skills, proven ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations involving the most critical and politically charged customer situations; to lead projects and to motivate others.
• Consulting and/or Delivery experience