M365 CROSS-CLOUD MIGRATION PROJECT MANAGER
Company: Sierra Cybernetics
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: September 18, 2023
M365 CROSS-CLOUD MIGRATION PROJECT MANAGER
Sierra Cybernetics is seeking an experienced and technically
proficient Microsoft 365 Cross-Cloud Tenant-to-Tenant Migration
Project Manager to work for us supporting our Port of Long Beach
You will plan, lead and execute the migration of POLB's data and
services from one Microsoft 365 tenant to another. As the Port's
Project Manager and technical specialist, you will play a critical
role in leading a smooth and seamless transition of data,
configurations, and identities between the source and target
tenants while maintaining data integrity, security, and
This is expected to be a one year or longer remote assignment -
prefer Pacific Time Zone location.
Open to US citizens, green card and H1-B holders. Expected to be
approximately one year in duration.
This consultant will have led at least two previous migrations of
this type. As the client- side project manager, this position must
be experienced with vendor management.
Key responsibilities include project planning and management , task
assignment and tracking, issue and risk management, status
reporting, facilitating project meetings, pre-migration assessment,
data and settings migration, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and
identity management, SharePoint and OneDrive migration, Microsoft
Teams migration, email and messaging migration, domain and DNS
configuration, testing and validation, user communication and
training, data security and compliance, change management and user
adoption, documentation, risk management, and post-migration
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 8 years of experience in Microsoft 365 administration,
with a focus on tenant-to-tenant migrations.
Migration Best Practices: Familiarity with best practices for
Microsoft 365 tenant-to-tenant migrations is crucial for reducing
risks and ensuring a successful outcome.
Microsoft 365 Suite Expertise: In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 365
applications, including SharePoint Online, Exchange Online,
OneDrive for Business, Microsoft Teams, and other services.
Understanding how these services interact and their dependencies is
crucial for a smooth migration.
Microsoft 365 Tenant Architecture: Familiarity with the
architecture of Microsoft 365 tenants, including user roles,
groups, licenses, and domain configurations, is necessary for
planning and executing the migration.
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD): A strong grasp of Azure AD is
essential for managing user identities, authentication, and
authorization during the migration. Understanding Azure AD Connect
and Azure AD synchronization is particularly important.
Data Governance and Compliance: Knowledge of data governance
principles and compliance regulations is important when dealing
with sensitive data during the migration. Ensuring data integrity
and security is maintained throughout the process is crucial.
Migration Tools and Methods: Experience with third-party migration
tools and Microsoft's native migration methods are essential.
Understanding their capabilities and limitations will help in
selecting the most suitable approach for the specific migration
Network and Connectivity: Understanding network requirements and
connectivity between the source and target tenants is crucial for
ensuring a stable and efficient migration process.
Pre-migration Assessment: Conducting a comprehensive assessment of
the source and target environments to identify potential issues and
plan for remediation is critical for a successful migration.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree: A degree in Computer Science, Information
Technology, or a related field is desired.
Certifications: Any of the below:
Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert: Validates
expertise in Microsoft 365 workloads and demonstrates the ability
to plan, deploy, migrate, and manage Microsoft 365 services.
Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate: Focuses
on Exchange Online and messaging-related aspects of the migration
Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate: Demonstrates
proficiency in managing Azure resources, which can be beneficial
for cloud-related aspects of the migration.
Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity
Fundamentals: Provides foundational knowledge of security and
compliance considerations during the migration.
ITIL certification is desirable.
Project Management certification is desirable.
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