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SharePoint Data Migration Specialist

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Data Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc700 - Swiss Franc850 per day

  • Contact:

    Ashley Morton

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


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Data Migration Specialist

Position goals:

The Data Migration Specialist develops, engineers and maintains migration codebase. The candidate will have proven experience in developing migration codebase and migrating large on-premise SharePoint sites into the cloud service, as part of the new Digital Workplace supported by the Office 365 cloud, as well as perform migrations from My Sites & local documents to OneDrive for Business.

Main tasks/activities:

  • Develop / Engineer / Maintain migration codebase
  • Work with ShareGate migration tool to execute migrations
  • Assist in resolving defects that occur as a result of the migration process (3rd level support)
  • Perform migrations from SharePoint 2016 to SharePoint Online
  • Perform migrations from My Sites & local documents to OneDrive for Business

Position requirements:

  • Must have 3-6 years of strong PowerShell experience - (any other languages like C# are a Plus)
  • Must have minimum 3-6 years of SharePoint experience (preferably a recent version)
  • Experience with managing site collections, sites, webs, pages, lists and libraries
  • Experience with managing user groups, permissions and access rights
  • Experience in analysing SharePoint sites, SharePoint content, and then building & engineering solutions to move that content into SharePoint Online
  • Office 365 experience is a big plus (Specifically SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business)
  • Strong knowledge regarding the SharePoint Object Model (REST API experience a plus)
  • Git experience not necessary, but would be a nice to have

Who you are:

  • Experienced in moving content from on-premise (Files shares, SharePoint 2016) to SharePoint online and Cloud File Shares
  • "Let's-do-this" personality that is comfortable with saying no
  • Knowing what's "good enough", reducing complexity wherever possible
  • Experience in large enterprise Environments