Senior Mainframe Architect Manager

IBM Z/series hardware and software, z/OS operating system Z/Linux operating system and z/VM operating system
Full Time
Up to $160,000

Job Description

Senior Mainframe Architect Manager

Salary: up to $160,000 Commensurate with Experience
Excellent Benefits

Brooklyn, NY                     


Job Description:

  • Manage the groups that support the mainframe hardware, mainframe storage (tape and disk) , and the mainframe open systems (Z/Linux) environment;
  • Independently plan install, integrate and validate systems software and hardware solutions;
  • Manage technical change implementation across Z/OS, Z/VM, Z/Linux environments as they pertain to hardware, storage and open systems;
  • Manage the installation, patching, implementation and decommissioning of all mainframe related hardware;
  • Manage the mainframe storage environment. This includes enforcing standards for space allocation;
  • Monitoring available space and support the data backup/restore environment. This also includes the management of the SMS constructs;
  • Acquire and apply broad knowledge of the business, its products, and processes;
  • Resolves issues of and navigates obstacles to deliver work product;
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues of a routine nature;
  • Participate in the evaluation, development, implementation, integration and administration of internal and external business solutions that meet customer needs;
  • Supervise staff as required;
  • Provide status on mainframe projects to executives;
  • Coordinate and recommend any cost savings to the environment;
  • Attend Change management meetings;
  • Provide technical assessment and coordinate the necessary resources; and
  • Perform special projects and initiatives as assigned.


Preferred skills:

  • Minimum of 10 years of IT experience and related management experience;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in IBM Z/series hardware and software;
  • Excellent proven management skills;
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and with frequent changing priorities;
  • Understanding of hardware monitoring;
  • Versed in the design and architecture of IBM mainframe hardware and software systems;
  • Extensive knowledge of z/OS operating system Z/Linux operating system and z/VM operating system;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines;
  • Experience with Change Management and Incident management processes.


Qualification Requirements: 

  1. A BA/BS in computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics or related field and 6 years experience related to enterprise architecture, solutions architecture, network architecture and/or IT infrastructure systems;


  1. A BA/BS other than computer science or related field and 10 years experience related to enterprise architecture, solutions architecture, network architecture and/or IT infrastructure systems;

Education and Experience equivalent.

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Position Id : 455947
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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