Job Description :
Role: Mainframe Enterprise Architect (zOS)
Location: Dallas, TX/ Denver, CO/ Minneapolis, MN/ Phoenix, AZ/ Rochester, NY/ United, PA or Remote
Job Type: Fulltime

Job Description:
Extremely familiar with IBM z/OS operating system (OS 2.2, 2.3, 2.4,2.6)
Strong Experience on z/OS Datacenter Migration
10+ years hands on Mainframe Architecture knowledge and building new environment
Experience in Coordinating with multiples Vendors and application teams to complete the upgrades
Deep expertise on mainframe configuration and performance of DASD, VTL, TCP/IP, z14/15 hardware, coupling facilities. NTP time sources, etc.
Addressing Technical Show-stoppers during Datacenter Migration
Strong Network architecture understanding and integration to external systems (FTP, SFTP, MQ, Web services)
Business knowledge and Application understanding
Knowledge on z/OS Data Replication Strategy
Experience in mainframe LPAR builds, cloning,
Extensive Knowledge z/OS Mainframe configuration and setup
Work Experience with other open systems architecture
Experience with Microsoft Project, executive communication, project progress/status expectations, and reviewing deliverables
Migration details sharing which includes server hardware, software, and operating systems data gathering
Experience Data center migration projects
Experience in leading mainframe upgrade projects from design to implementation
Evaluate and review new mainframe, storage, network physical and logical design requirements and correlate with the recommendations provided by architects/vendors and address any gaps, when necessary
Review and certify the proposed project timelines and estimates, milestones and deliverables out of the assessment phase
Capture risk and gather the mitigation plan
Technology discussions about installations, upgrades, and maintenance
Coordinating the testing, troubleshooting, and modifying information systems so that they operate effectively
Generate, publish and communicate Project progress
Assuring all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable compliance, codes, and regulations.
Assist in writing the DR steps from storage replication process , IPL and proper sequencing for DR the Evaluating technology risks in order to develop a disaster recovery process and testing
Validate the archival or decommission plan existing mainframe
Reviewer for technical scope in contract with client and subcontractor

Mandatory Skills:
Technical Skills – z/OS, Parallel Sysplex, SMPE, RMF, SMF, WLM, Understanding of System z architecture, zOSMF.

IT-Alliances Inc
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