Senior Migration Engineer

at Apex Systems Inc

location New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated on Feb 14, 2020

Contract Position
12 month(s)

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Pay Rate $49.00 per hour

Experience 7-12 Years

Eligibility Green Card, US citizen


Information Technology Services


Not Specified

Job ID


Working Remotely Allowed



Primary Skills: C language Unix Application migration experience

Total Exp :
8-12 Years         (Senior Migration engineer)

Job Profile/Key Responsibilities:
Transformation of applications from Unix operating system (AIX Preferable) to Linux (RHEL) operating system
Understand application modernization requirements
Development of applications using C language
Create and modify makefiles and resolve compiler errors.
Familiar with 32 to 64 bit porting issues, Endianess impact due to porting
Familiar with System calls, IPC, threads, socket programming etc
Troubleshoot and resolve C based applications issues
Create and update Unix shell scripts, Perl scripts.
Develop and maintain Unit tests
Work with peers to assist with resolutions

Migration Assessment Overview
This document is a migration assessment for the FIS system from AIX to Linux and Sybase to MS SQL, which includes an analysis of the current environment, Proof of Concept scenarios, a detailed migration approach, transformation plan and potential issues, risks, mitigations and assumptions that impact the migration.

The Factory Information System (FIS) system is in scope for migration. One pilot plant (Pilot plant may be Belvedere) will be migrated to the target environment. The FIS components in scope for migration include
Platform (C, Shell scripts)
FIS Applications(C, Shell scripts)
TECH scripts (Shell scripts)
GUI Applications
Sybase database. 
Cron Jobs (AIX Sybase)
Shell scripts

Out of Scope / or Exclusions
Following are the exclusions
The migration will be an as-is migration. Modifications to existing architecture, design or functionality is not in scope.
Resolution of Existing defects are not in scope of this project. Any defects introduced due to migration will be addressed.
Resolution of Existing Performance issues are not in scope of this project. Any performance degradation introduced due to migration will be addressed.
Change of business process or any addition of new functionality are not in scope.
Any changes to COTS or third party applications are not in scope.
Decommission of existing environment is not in scope.
There are a total of 22 plants running FIS Application. Only one plant (yet to be identified) is in scope for migration. The 21 other plants will continue to execute in their current environment and are not in scope for migration.
OPC changes required to connect to target FIS environment is not in scope
Changes required for interfacing applications or devices to connect to target FIS environment is not in scope

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