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BOX Migration Lead (Remote)
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Jacksonville, FL
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Jacksonville, FL
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  • Project Management; planning & tracking
  • Business and IT engagement
  • Determine current state of migrations
  • Pre-migration file & folder cleanup
  • Access review, reporting and permission planning
  • Running of migration simulations
  • Review & remediate exceptions
  • Final synch & cutover
  • Provide BOX Training to end-users


  • The consultant should have thorough experience in migrating data from local shared drives to BOX, including mirroring permissions.
  • They should have sound project management skills to plan the migration, engage with the business and coordinate with the regional IT leads / infrastructure teams.
  • They should be able to work with our network teams to analyze data - confirm what has already been migrated to BOX and what is still to be migrated.
  • Previously Records Management would run reports using ActiveNavigation to review with the business and determine and execute a data cleanup approach and permissions plan.
  • They need to be able to work with the CG Ops team to determine whether they have all necessary permissions to the data that needs migrating.
  • They need to have access and experience with the tools needed to perform migration simulations and run the scripts and reporting as needed (Tree Size reports, Beyond Compare, PowerShell, ActiveNavigation, LinkFixer, Robo Copy and SkySynch etc.).
  • Lastly they need to action the migrations, complete validations, remediate exceptions and provision BOX permissions.

Planning and Project Management

This includes:

  • Breaking the data points of share drives in order to quantitate metrics.
  • Working with the Business to Plan,
  • Discuss the process and requirements, such as premigration cleanup, file and folder remediation,
  • Pre/post migration security planning with the Business.
  • Training and Crisis Management
  • Lunch and Learns, Home Folder Assistance, Handholding

Security Remediation for Migration

  • Review of Folder security and confirm valid Access. Run Scripts for access.

Initial Migration

This includes:

  • Creation of Simulation Jobs,
  • Reviewing exceptions,
  • Comparing results to Source,
  • Running actual Initial Sync,
  • Reviewing Results creating comparison,

System Administration and Troubleshooting

  • Includes Working with SkySync Support and in order to troubleshoot and remediate Items.

Initial Remediation

This includes:

  • Generating reports,
  • Meeting with Business and Content Owners to plan remediation steps
  • If they are unable to meet or remediate with the resource, Creating Plan to deal with exceptions, this Includes moving items not copied to Box to Azure File storage or other location.

Final Sync and Cut Over

This Involves:

  • Coordinating the final migration with the Business,
  • Change Management,
  • Changing permissions on Source.
  • Running the final sync
  • Generating final Exception results and comparison reports between Source and Destination
  • Remediating Exceptions with Business
  • Scheduling removing the Share Access Completely
  • Impact analysis of migration against Totals.

Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
1 - 3100%
Business Analysis
MS Azure
Project Management
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