The Lubrizol Corporation

Windows XP to Windows 7 migration project combined with Hardware refresh

EMEA Technical Site Lead duties

  • First point of contact on-site during Windows 7 deployment phase in case of (urgent) issues that either impact the business or would stop the deployment phase
  • Performing site preparation tasks such as checking the infrastructure; retrieving info from the responsible business people about special desktop computers with lab equipment attached to them; contacting vendors about local lab related software packages.
  • Installing on-site migration room infrastructure (network equipment, KVM switches, VOIP phones,…)
  • Testing infrastructure before start of deployment phase (checking if all folders/files for the imaging process¬†– MDT –¬†are in place on the migration server, checking DFS settings are correct, checking network performance,…)
  • Documenting non-standard software installations
  • Working with the business managers for software standardization within Lubrizol
  • Finding solutions/workarounds for desktops that require applications that are not Windows 7 compatible.
  • Participating in daily status update meetings (providing feedback on issues, making suggestions for improvements in the migration procedures/processes)
  • Working with Asset Management team to get a better tracking of IT assets
  • Fileserver cleanup after site completion
  • Follow-up on user issues after migration
  • Assisting local migration teams working in other regions (mostly Asia) remotely

Migration Team Leader duties

  • Providing training for migration team members on-site
  • Assisting in migrating desktops/laptops
  • First point of contact for migration team members in case of problems/questions
  • Follow-up on daily planning and adjusting planning when needed
  • Logging problems/questions for daily status update meeting
  • Updating administrative information on Sharepoint portal