Automation Engineer

About Capgemini :

Now with 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organisation, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.  Learn more about us at

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About Infrastructure Services :


Capgemini Infrastructure Services have recently streamlined their operations around a global IT services supply chain model.  As part of this initiative, they have established a global Cloud Practice, tasked with client advisory services, transitions and cloud service delivery.  As a result, the Cloud Practice is looking to build on its Migration team by recruiting an experienced Migration Leads.


This is a client facing role reporting to the Migration Lead for the Infrastructure Services Global Cloud Practice. The purpose of the role is to assist clients in optimising their use of cloud resources (public and private) as part of a balanced IT supply portfolio. As such, the successful applicant will have a blend of pre sales; technical and IT project delivery experience that allows them to develop detailed solutions and proposals.


Successful applicants will be required to work mainly within their base country, with occasional travel abroad as required.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Ability to develop the cloud services portfolios like migration services.
  • Ability to develop the plan, evaluate, and inject the new migration tools and methodologies.
  • Support the Cloud Services Senior Management on developing Migration Offerings.
  • Own end to end build projects and closely work with Customers and Project managers
  • Lead the cloud migration team and provide a strong technical support to the team
  • Evaluate the requirements and determine actionable tasks and effort estimates for build projects
  • Perform operational readiness tasks and ensure production acceptance criteria are met
  • Perform build and handover documentation for delivery/support (BAU) teams and conduct Handover Workshops
  • Prepare test plans and execute
  • Perform Capacity Management / Performance analysis


Person Profile:



Technical Skills


  • The candidate should have a strong knowledge on Cloud concepts and Virtualization
    • Solid experience on large scale Vmware infrastructure with Multi tier networks and Storage. 
    • Should work on at least 3 recent versions VMware Virtualization Infrastructure.
    • Knowledge on Migration tools and Migration methodologies
    • Knowledge on other Hypervisor products are desirable
    • Should have experience on automation and ability to write powercli scripts.
    • Knowledge on vCloud Suite (1.5,5.1)
    • Good Knowledge on Public Clouds like AWS, Azure
  • The candidate should have thorough understanding and experience with the following core infrastructure technologies:
    • Strong work experience on Windows and Linux Platform
    • Microsoft Active Directory 2003/2008
  • Expertise on SMG Process management. 
  • Should have strong Knowledge on Servers / BladeCenters / BladeCenter modules and their management tools.
  • Strong knowledge on the enterprise storage, backup and network technologies


Personality Skills


  • Able to manage the team.
  • The applicant should have a exceptional verbal and communication qualities
    • Able to present and communicate technical designs and solutions to peers
    • Interact clearly with Customer and on-shore project teams
  • Exceptional written skills are required for solution documentation creation for both technical and non-technical material
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and meet deadlines
  • A background of infrastructure design engineering and deployment experience in an Outsource service environment
  • As an Infrastructure specialist , maintain a thorough understanding of new product features and solutions
  • Knowledge on Project and resource management



Preferred :



Technical Skills


  • Experience on any of the below virtualization technologies
    • KVM
    • Microsoft HyperV
    • Citrix XenServer
  • Knowledge on migrations tools like Novell PlateSpin, VMware Converter
  • Experience with VMWare VSphere Server Assessment Tool / Capacity Planner
  • Knowledge on SQL database






  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer for Virtualization (Citrix CEEV)
  •  Novell PlateSpin
  •  Microsoft MCSE or equivalent