Mainframe Transformation (Tx) Architect

Mainframe Transformation, Linux, Microservices, Java, IBM middleware, Agile, COBOL
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 3 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Solution IT Inc. is looking for a Mainframe Transformation (Tx) Architect for one of its clients in Dearborn, MI

Title: Mainframe Transformation (Tx) Architect

Job Description

Client is currently seeking a highly skilled mainframe application Tx Architect who will build end-to-end solution in areas around cloud modernization. Agile/DevOps transformation and aware of various mainframe modernization options like Re-hosting, Re-factoring, Replacing etc. As a Mainframe Tx Specialist, you will bring your experience and thought leadership to drive vision, mission, and strategy around mainframe cost optimizations. Assess the current application and infrastructure environment, and recommending the to-be application solution architecture. Represent deep expertise on modernization of mainframe legacy, transformation of mission critical applications needing re-architecture. Use your knowledge of mainframe and other platforms as a service offerings in the market, cloud application architecture and best practices, Microservices, DevOps, Data Modernization and cloud integration suites to advise our clients on their hybrid mainframe transformation journey. You should have great breadth and depth of experience when it comes to modernizing legacy applications.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing mission-critical, large-scale transaction processing and batch applications on IBM Mainframe systems .
  • 5+ years as technical lead on mainframe application modernization initiatives, preferably to cloud environments.
  • 3 years of experience and working knowledge of Linux on IBM Z Experience implementing well-known migration strategies for MIPS reduction, batch off-loading, data synchronization and other techniques for workload migration.
  • Migrating and modernizing workloads from mainframe environments to Windows/Linux systems or the cloud
  • Thought Leadership with extensive knowledge in legacy modernization techniques related tools and approaches.
  • Refactoring monolithic applications to Microservices based architecture.
  • Work experience in Java
  • Mainframe data migration, synchronization and offloading strategies.
  • Knowledge of JCL and one or more programming languages such as COBOL, PL/I and Assembler.
  • Knowledge of IBM middleware such as CICS, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC and Assembler.
  • Ability to develop IT strategy and translate it into tangible benefits.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or its equivalent with relevant experience

Location: Dearborn, MI

Duration: 3+ Months

Start Date: 10/01/2020

No of Positions: 1

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About Solution IT

Solution IT is a national IT consulting company specializing in: Technology Staffing and Oracle E-Business Solutions based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Recruiting Team

Work: 781-503-1700

Dice Id : 10290916
Position Id : MainframeTXMIG
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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