Data Centre Migration Associate

Job title: Data Centre Migration Associate
First Level Supervisor: Head, Technology Services
Station: Head Office

Our Story

One of Africa’s fastest-growing and leading technology solutions providers, with a team of highly skilled and certified technology professionals committed to and passionate about delivering value to small, medium and large sized businesses across all industries.

We focus on implementing tailored digital transformation solutions that match each businesses’ needs and ambitions by supporting them to achieve lower operational costs, improved productivity, standardised processes, data security, competitive market offerings and high customer engagement.

Job Summary

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Data Centre Associate to join our team and provide essential support to our Data Centre  Migration Specialist. As a Data Centre Associate, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth execution of data centre migration projects. Your technical expertise, attention to detail, and ability to work collaboratively will contribute to the successful completion of complex migration tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for an
organized individual with a passion for data centre operations and a desire to contribute to transformative projects within our organization.

Key Functions / Responsibilities

1. Migration Project Support:

  • Assist the Data centre Migration Specialist in the planning, coordination, and execution of data centre
    migration projects.
  • Collaborate with the specialist to assess current data centre infrastructure and identify dependencies,
    potential risks, and optimization opportunities.
  • Contribute to the development of migration plans, including creating project documentation, updating
    inventory records, and managing equipment logistics.

2. Hardware and Equipment Management:

  • Assist with the installation, configuration, and deployment of servers, networking devices, and storage systems as part of the migration process.
  • Coordinate hardware maintenance, including scheduling maintenance activities, tracking equipment warranties, and managing inventory levels.
  • Ensure proper labelling, documentation, and organization of equipment within the data centre facility.

3. Data Validation and Migration:

  • Support the specialist in data validation and verification activities to ensure the integrity and accuracy of migrated data.
  • Assist in executing data migration tasks, including data replication, verification, and testing procedures.
  • Collaborate with the specialist to resolve any data migration issues and ensure the timely completion of migration activities.

4. Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution:

  • Assist in troubleshooting technical issues related to data centre infrastructure, network connectivity, and server configurations.
  • Work closely with the Data centre Migration Specialist to identify and resolve issues or escalations during migration projects.
  • Document and report any encountered issues or challenges, contributing to continuous improvement efforts.

5. Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of data centre operations, including inventory records, equipment configurations, and migration procedures.
  • Contribute to the creation of project reports and status updates, providing regular updates on project progress, milestones, and key performance metrics.
  • Assist in the development of post-migration assessments, capturing lessons learned and recommendations for process enhancements.


Corporate Competencies:

    • Customer-Centric
    • Value Creators
    • Innovative
    • Leaders
    • Ownership

Functional Competencies:

  • Associate degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Solid understanding of data centre infrastructure components, including servers, networking equipment, and storage systems.
  • Basic knowledge of data centre operations, best practices, and industry standards.
  • Familiarity with data migration concepts and processes.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements and timelines.
  • Associate-level certifications on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud platforms will be an added

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 3 – 5 year’s experience in Data management and Migration or related field


  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Azure

Physical Requirements:

  • Typically sitting at a desk or table.
  • Work is typically performed in an office.
  • Travel at least 20% of the time.
  • Job demands can also be flexible.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should please send a resume to