Job Description :
JOb Title : Managing Solution Architect
Location : Dearborn, Michigan
Duration : 3+ months
This is expected to be a remote start with a possible transition to an onsite role.
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Job Description :
Must have 10+ years experience in mainframe architecture using JCL, COBOL, PL/1, DB2, IDMS , Easytrieve, IMS, CICS, DASD, Tape etc.
Proven experience in leading and architecting for medium to large scale mainframe migration projects from one mainframe system to another.
Architect needed should be a Subject Matter Expertise in Cobol, JCL, IMS, IDMS , RACF, CA-7/CA-11, VSAM, DB2.
Should have experience in Development projects. Domain knowledge of Automotive industry is good to have.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years, within the last seven (7) years, experience performing COBOL programing, interface design, system maintenance, system security, technical writing, and software documentation.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years, within the last seven (7) years, experience in the design, build and implementation of enterprise ready COBOL solutions.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years, within the last seven (7) years, experience in documenting As-Is System Architecture and As-Is Application Analysis.
Takes a leadership role in the team environment; encourages, coaches and mentors team members in acquiring the technical and behavioral skills needed to effectively produce mainframe migration and optimization solutions.
Must have 10+ years experience in Main Frame Architecture using JCL, COBOL, DB2, Easytrieve, IMS, CICS,
Experience in underlying mainframe infrastructure like LPARs, mainframe storage (DASD/tapes), security, scheduler etc.
Strong Experience in mainframe applications with both online and batch components
Experience in various mainframe technologies like IDMS, BMC Db2 tools, CA-7/CA-11,zIIP/zAAP, CICS Transaction Gateway
Experience in various mainframe developer tools used for source code management, file processing, debugging, abend resolution, reporting etc.
Work experience in Java
Experience in file transfer methods within and outside of mainframe using connect direct/NDM/SFTP etc.
Asses the current state of Legacy systems and identify the modernization areas.
Create future state architecture of the Legacy systems.
Create Roadmap for Legacy Modernization defining the priorities and dependencies.
Performs analysis to ensure efficient use of Mainframe application resources and recommends appropriate changes as necessary
Conducts preliminary estimates (Rough Order of Magnitude) for the level of effort to make changes to application functionality/ architecture/components/platform.
Have good understanding of requirements and provide estimates for design, and development of required functionality
Experience in creating CICS Txns as SOA Services in a SOA Architecture.
Experience in converting VSAM structures to DB2 is a plus.
Experience in CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS is a plus.
Experience in SOA Architecture, Web Services and Messaging infrastructure such as Websphere MQ.
The candidate having experience in migrating legacy applications and infrastructure to modern on-prem and cloud solutions will be add advantage.