DB Migration Engineer

Software Engineering | Core Business Operations
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Position Summary

Database Migration Engineer (Cloud Engineering) BTA

An opportunity to work with a dedicated team of experts in the emerging areas of cloud technology and help our clients achieve their technological innovation.

Work you’ll do

As a Database Migration Engineer you will be taking on different responsibilities based on project scope and current phase of the migration program. Typical project will include migration of database from on-premise to cloud platform (AWS/GCP/Azure). This includes lift and shift migration as well as database re-platform and cross-database migration (E.g. Oracle to MySQL, MySQL to MS SQL Server).


Key Responsibilities include:

§  Develop templates to gather current state and target state information for the workloads

§  Build application target landing zone on cloud environment

§  Use tools such as AWS DMS, AWS SCT, Azure Database Migration Service, Google Cloud Data Migration Service to migrate database

§  Develop migration playbooks / runbooks

§  Conduct POCs and develop POVs for new migration tools based on client requirements


Job Location


Work Timings

Regular Office Hours

The Team

Deloitte’s Cloud Engineering team delivers cloud migration services for our global clients. We have dedicated teams who can lead the design of the right solution that integrates seamlessly into the cloud, with on-premise applications or in a hybrid cloud ecosystem.

As a key member of our team, we are looking for driven individuals that love technology whether it is programming applications, building cloud infrastructure architecture, automation or data center operational excellence. If you like to figure out how to make the new technologies work in a corporate environment, then our team might be a fit for you. Teamwork is crucial as teams are composed of a diverse group of specialists across multiple disciplines, from both within our delivery practice and from our clients, helping drive towards a successful outcome. Our practitioners are expected to own and deliver solutions from end-to-end.

Qualifications and Experience

Role Specific Expectations:

  • in IT, Database administration
  • in database installation, migration including database re-platform and cross-database migration
  • engineering, information technology or related field
  • Previous experience of working with RDBMS (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, PostGreSQL, MariaDB); able to tune the performance
  • Experience with upgrading DB Servers from 2003/2008 to later versions
  • Experience with migrating Onprem DBs to Cloud PAAS services (RDS, AzureSQL etc.) using various DB migration methods and approaches
  • Experience with DB Migration from Licensed to OpenSource DB (MS SQL Server/Oracle to MySQL / PostGreSQL DB)
  • Experience in Data Modelling, ETL/ELT workflow management desired & ability to write, tune SQL queries desired
  • Associate cloud certification AWS / Azure / GCP
  • Previous experience in any of the database tools like Oracle Goldengate, Oracle data pump, Oracle RMAN, Oracle Data Guard, SQL Server Migration Assistant or cloud native migration tooling such as AWS DMS, AWS SCT, Azure Database Migration Service, Google Cloud Data Migration Service
  • Hands on experience with python or other scripting language is preferred
  • Experience in database performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven track record on learning new technologies and tools based on project and client requirements

General Expectations:

  • Excellent analytical skills and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
  • Ability to effectively articulate architectural and business use case requirements to a non - technical audience, including both internal and client - facing engagements.
  • Ability to chart one’s own career and build networks within the organization
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and raise concerns/questions where appropriate

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, we’ve invested a great deal to create a rich environment in which our professionals can grow. We want all our people to develop in their own way, playing to their own strengths as they hone their leadership skills. And, as a part of our efforts, we provide our professionals with a variety of learning and networking opportunities—including exposure to leaders, sponsors, coaches, and challenging assignments—to help accelerate their careers along the way. No two people learn in exactly the same way. So, we provide a range of resources including live classrooms, team-based learning, and eLearning. DU: The Leadership Center in India, our state-of-the-art, world-class learning Center in the Hyderabad offices is an extension of the Deloitte University (DU) in Westlake, Texas, and represents a tangible symbol of our commitment to our people’s growth and development. Explore DU: The Leadership Center in India


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