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IBM Chief Mainframe Architect in Los Angeles, California

Introduction

As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Chief Mainframe Architect is responsible for supporting technology assessments, design, infrastructure build, configuration, test and documentation of all aspected of new deployments and technical refresh of existing environments. You must be a subject matter expert in Mainframe z/OS architecture discipline with significant experience with architecture design and planning. In addition, experience configuring and managing infrastructure between multiple data centers as well as Level 3 troubleshooting and problem management skills supporting escalations from operations is required. This role may require off hours support along with other duties as assigned.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance or higher.

  • 7+ yrs experience in a z/OS Solutions Architect, Enterprise Architect, or Lead Architect role leading the discovery, design, and construction of large scale Mainframe Migration solutions.

  • 7+ years of experience with mainframe, non-x86 legacy systems and with technologies such as COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, Java, Rexx.

  • Experience in a range of migration discovery, profiling, migration automation, and operations technologies and tools.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Acitve DoD Secret clearance or higher.

  • Experience with IBM zCloud Offerings.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

US Citizenship required.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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