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Mainframe Architect

Company: Diverse Lynx
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Mainframe Architect - 226903

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Arlington, VA


We are looking for hands on Architects who are passionate about:

Thought Leadership with extensive knowledge in legacy modernization techniques related tools and approaches.

Understanding of z/OS, AS400 platforms and categorize workloads for migration

Experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives.

General knowledge on assessment techniques to derive the modernization solution for legacy customers

Hands on experience with CAST highlight and CAST imaging software

Experience in extracting business rules from mainframe programming languages like COBOL, PL1, Natural etc.

Knowledge on Micofocus and Heirloom products used for discovery, migration/modernization

Designing AWS or Azure or GCP or Openshift architectures which meet or exceed the requirements of workloads coming from mainframe and legacy infrastructures.

Architecting, developing and modernizing customer applications/systems to be cloud or on-premise platform ready

Working as a technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams.

Agile software development and DevOps.

Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment.

10+ years of hands-on technical experience with mainframe, non-x86 legacy systems and with technologies such as COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, PL/I, Java, Rexx, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM.

10+ years of experience designing architectures for enterprise systems.

5+ years of experience in a technical lead role migrating workloads from mainframe and non-x86 legacy systems to distributed x86 infrastructures on-premises or in the Cloud;

5+ years of experience integrating mainframe and non-x86 legacy systems with distributed Linux-based or Windows-based x86 servers.

Experience with tools and methodologies used to migrate mainframe workloads via re-platforming or rewrite

Experience with analyzing on-prem mainframe applications and data stores to formulate plans for modernizing workloads that achieve customers desired business outcomes.

Current hands-on implementation experience.

Experience with zD&T, Microfocus and data conversion tools.

Experience with COBOL modernization and porting application code across platforms.

Experience with proprietary legacy data store migration to relational databases.

Experience with legacy systems data replication or messaging.

Knowledge on designing Mongo DB, Bigframe or any datalake solutions is an added advantage.

Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination. All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role. We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.

Keywords: Diverse Lynx, Arlington , Mainframe Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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