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Main Frame Architect

Posted by: Xiverti, LLC

Posted date: 2012-Oct-10

Location: Bloomington, IL

Provide architecture guidance and oversight to the Platform Sector and Computing Environment for the mainframe platform.  This will include driving the necessary architecture design work that needs to be completed before the migration to the zNext platform (technology refresh for the mainframe).  Additionally, this architect will be responsible for partnering with the Service Manager on point and Test Sector architects to lead the many mainframe efforts that have been recommended over the next 2 years.  Included are efforts to revisit the Disaster Recovery design, Test environments/LPAR design, TCPlex Build, sunset of VMIPlex and environment design and build for Data Capture.  Important considerations that need to be well understood and incorporated into all of these activities include the current contracts for hardware (OIO) and software (ELA).  

Key Responsibilities:
·       Provide expertise and in partnership with Director and Lead IT Architect, set architectural direction for the mainframe platform
·       Lead design sessions and provide overall recommendation for the zNext technology refresh
·       Collaborate and partner with the Platform Sector and CE teams to provide guidance and support for future direction/capabilities to be leveraged
·       Partner with Test Sector to assist in TCPlex design challenges, VMIPlex sunset, and environment design and build for Data Capture
·       Provide expertise in the evaluation of the current Disaster Recovery design

Technical Skills Required:
·       Deep understanding of z196 and zNext technology
·       Deep understanding and experience in designing and architecting mainframe platform solutions
·       Expertise and understanding of large corporation disaster recovery mainframe designs

Soft Skills Required:
·       Excellent collaboration and communication skills required
·       Ability to lead and influence teams in a mature organization
·       Experience leading highly complicated, complex efforts in large organizations
Demonstrated ability to quickly integrate into client's culture and deliver results on time and with quality

Job Title Main Frame Architect
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Posted By Xiverti, LLC
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Email indra(at)
Location Bloomington, IL
Location Location -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Industry -> I.T. & T.


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