Randstad TFS Migration Engineer (PowerShell scripting) in Hopkins, Minnesota

TFS Migration Engineer (PowerShell scripting)


Hopkins, MN

Date Posted:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Job Type:


Reference #:



Randstad Technologies

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Skills Required:


» .NET

8-10 Yrs

» Agile

8-10 Yrs

» Java

8-10 Yrs

» Microsoft Excel

8-10 Yrs

» PowerShell

8-10 Yrs

» Scrum

8-10 Yrs


8-10 Yrs

» Test Execution

8-10 Yrs

» Test Scripts

8-10 Yrs


8-10 Yrs

Experience :

  • Experience migrating from TFS on-prem to Team Services with high data fidelity

o Migration included history

  • Experience with large complex TFS environments

  • Experience with Visual Studio Online and Team Foundation Server (TFS)

  • Experience with: install, upgrade, configure and administer Microsoft TFS

  • Microsoft TFS best practice recommendations

  • Branching and Merging

  • PowerShell

  • Build and Deployment Best Practices

  • TFS Project template customization/maintenance

  • Expertise diagnosing/debugging TFS Administrator issues

  • MS SQL report generation, manual and automated reports

  • Possess good .Net, Microsoft SQL, and Java programming skills along with Power Shell and API Scripting experience

  • Possess solid software build, release and troubleshooting experience

  • Hands on experience with report development in Excel

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to convert business needs to technology solutions

Scope :

Perform all technical actions/tasks as required to move TFS to Team Services with high data fidelity

  • Export existing unmodified team process templates

  • Determine which template was used to create each team project

o Edition 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013

o Process Scrum, Agile, CMMI

  • Determine whether a team project template was customized

  • Update team process templates

o Retain customizations

  • Automate template update processes

  • Advise on creating the permissions model

  • Migrate SharePoint sites to Teaming

  • Create Team Build environment

  • Create Lab Management environment

  • Create Release Management environment

  • Document software build and release procedures, FAQ s, Onboarding and Troubleshooting docs

  • Perform the upgrade of TFS to VSTS and all data/relationship mapping migration from the old on-prem environments to the new cloud environments

  • Develop automated scripts and processes

  • Develop requirements and test scripts and lead/participate in test execution

  • Develop training materials and conduct train the trainer sessions

Description :

Looking for a highly experienced technical resource for 2-3mo to assist in performing a migration from our Corporate Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) environment to the new cloud based Microsoft Team Services environment.

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