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Company: Sierra Cybernetics
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:


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 client.

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 compliance.

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 support.


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 requirements.
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.


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 project.
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.

Keywords: Sierra Cybernetics, Long Beach , M365 CROSS-CLOUD MIGRATION PROJECT MANAGER, Executive , Long Beach, California

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