AMC Solutions Architect

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Architect, Micro, COBOL, Application, Systems, Computer, DB2, Assembler, VSAM, Architecture, PL1, Test, Management
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AMC Solutions Architect

Job Description:

AMC Solution Architect -- US or Canada remote

Who we are:

Micro Focus is one of the world\u2019s largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in today\u2019s rapidly evolving marketplace.\u00A0 That\u2019s high tech without the drama.

Our solutions for\u202F COBOL ,\u202F mainframe application delivery \u202Fand\u202F host access \u202Foffer a comprehensive, proven solution across the three pillars of modernization \u2013 application,\u00A0process\u00A0and infrastructure \u2013 to achieve unprecedented speed\u00A0to market, competitive advantage, and operational efficiency. \u00A0

www.microfocus.com

About the Role

Our\u00A0 AMC\u00A0(Application\u00A0Modernization and Connectivity)\u00A0 \u00A0division\u00A0is\u00A0looking for\u00A0a highly skilled Mainframe\u00A0Modernization\u00A0Solution\u00A0Architect to\u00A0design, architect and implement solutions that support our Customers Digital Transformation. In this\u00A0hands-on\u00A0role, you will\u00A0be responsible for\u00A0solving complex technical issues,\u00A0establishing\u00A0patterns and practices, and setting standards for modernization of mainframe legacy environment .

The ideal candidate will\u00A0possess\u00A0deep technical skill in at least one of the following\u00A0focus\u00A0areas: \u00A0

Infrastructure modernization\u00A0: Deploy fit for purpose workload in a Hybrid Cloud infrastructure\u00A0

Application modernization: Evolve from\u00A0monolithic\u00A0application to Cloud-Native\u00A0API\u00A0Microservices\u00A0

Process modernization\u00A0: Embrace an enterprise-wide DevOps\u00A0discipline to\u00A0deliver application faster\u00A0

The AMC Solution Architect will be responsible for:
  • Helping Customer and Systems\u00A0Integrators\u00A0to design\u00A0scalable,\u00A0high availability\u00A0application solutions\u00A0built on the\u00A0Micro Focus\u00A0solution \u00A0
  • Working as a technical leader alongside customer business,\u00A0development\u00A0and infrastructure teams. \u00A0
  • Create proof of concept technology analysis and pilots. \u00A0
  • Conduct customer presentations and internal presentations/trainings to peer groups. \u00A0
  • Enable and align consulting partners with Micro\u00A0Focus mainframe\u00A0modernization approach and\u00A0methodology. \u00A0
  • Provide\u00A0the architectural guidance and recommendations necessary to promote successful\u00A0Customer\u00A0engagements worldwide. \u00A0
  • Technical content composition and delivery: blogs, whitepapers, technical presentations at\u00A0major conferences. \u00A0


Education and Experience:
  • Advanced Technical Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 4 \u2013 10 (depending on role) years\u2019 of experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives. \u00A0


Skills and Knowledge Required:
  • Experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives. \u00A0
  • Knowledge\u00A0of major\u00A0Cloud\u00A0Provider infrastructure\u00A0and technologies, such as\u00A0AWS,\u00A0Azure, Cloud\u00A0Foundry,\u00A0Docker\u00A0/\u00A0Kubernetes \u00A0
  • Experience with\u00A0analysing\u00A0on-premises mainframe environment applications and\u00A0process to\u00A0formulate plans for modernizing workloads that achieve Customer\u2019s desired business outcomes. \u00A0
  • Relevant Business and\u00A0IT\u00A0Architecture Certifications such as,\u00A0AWS Solution Architect\u00A0Professional, Microsoft\u00A0AZURE Solution Architect, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) etc. \u00A0
  • Knowledge of one of more of the\u00A0 Micro Focus AMC products \u00A0\u00A0
  • Fluent\u00A0in\u00A0written\u00A0and\u00A0verbal\u00A0English. Other\u00A0EMEA\u00A0languages helpful.
  • Ability and interest in travel to our customers around the world, as needed.\u00A0
  • Technical Experience in at least one of these areas:


Infrastructure Modernization
  • Experience with tools and methodologies used to migrate mainframe workloads via hardware/middleware\u00A0emulation, automated code conversion, and re-platforming. \u00A0
  • Experience with COBOL modernization and porting application code across platforms. \u00A0
  • Hands-on technical experience with mainframe, non-x86 legacy systems and with technologies such as COBOL,\u00A0JCL,\u00A0CICS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, PL/I,\u00A0Rexx, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM . \u00A0
  • Must have an analytical mind\u00A0set\u00A0to\u00A0analyse test result and\u00A0facilitate\u00A0defect resolution\u00A0 \u00A0
  • Experience design/architecting distributed and Cloud environments (target environments) \u2013 including OpenShift, Kubernetes, and Containers


Application\u00A0Modernization
  • Strong analysis skills with solid\u00A0concepts in Architecture and Design.\u00A0Should have\u00A0joined projects\u00A0to refactor\u00A0complex business applications \u00A0
  • Knowledge of Cloud Computing, Containers,\u00A0Microservices, and\u00A0Serverless\u00A0technology. \u00A0
  • Experience with\u00A0Business\u00A0Rules-extraction from COBOL/PL1 \u00A0
  • Experience architecting high availability, resilient, fault tolerant systems that\u00A0utilize\u00A0load \u00A0
    balancing, horizontal/vertical\u00A0scaling \u00A0
  • Knowledge of Webservices, Microservices, APIs and exposing Application components to alternate platforms


Process\u00A0Modernization
  • Complete understanding of software development lifecycle\u00A0including DevOps Toolchain.\u00A0 \u00A0
  • Experience configuring automation pipelines in GitHub,\u00A0Azure DevOps,\u00A0AWS\u00A0CodePipeline,\u00A0Jenkins\u00A0or similar tools \u00A0
  • Familiarity \u00A0with agile\u00A0engineering\u00A0practices\u00A0like\u00A0Test Automation, Test-Driven\u00A0Development (TDD),\u00A0Continuous\u00A0Integration (CI),\u00A0Continuous\u00A0Delivery (CD),\u00A0DevOps , and Test Data Management, etc.\u00A0
  • Experience \u00A0with implementing and operating\u00A0DevOps\u00A0and Agile\u00A0tools/platforms\u00A0across\u00A0some part of the\u00A0development\u00A0lifecycle \u00A0


If you want to be part of what's next and\u00A0find out more about our\u00A0available opportunities, visit\u00A0 Micro Focus Careers .

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Company Information

Micro Focus is one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. That’s high tech without the drama.

Dice Id : 91109223
Position Id : 7019052
Originally Posted : 1 year ago

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