IBM Resiliency Services helps clients develop an enterprise-wide resiliency strategy to anticipate, respond and adapt to a sudden disruption, as well as, address the risks and opportunities of today's business environment which requires near-continuous operations. As a center of excellence for resiliency, we combine years of business continuity, disaster recovery, and site, facilities and data center experience with innovative cloud tools to build confidence that your critical systems, data and applications will be always on. We are looking for a Senior IT Architect You must have GDPS Experience for this position Base Technical skills and Exposure. Role & Responsibilities: - Deep experience with mainframe infrastructure - solid knowledge of z-platform and z/OS technologies in terms of hardware and operating systems - Application development and control of mainframe architecture, middleware and tooling. - Solid exposure to CICS, and/or CICSplex and batch technology from technical development perspective, - Strong Application programming experience in COBOL, JCL, REXX and Debugging Tools - Database skills - DB2 on z/OS and datasharing along with any other non RDBMS (Preferably in IMS DB) - Conversant with more than one SCM for z/OS - Exposure to File transfer utilities and softwares, WebSphere MQ and queue sharing, - Experience in Workload Scheduler, - Knowledge with Unicode, WebSphere Application Server on z/OS - zLinux knowledge: experience with development and maintenance of Linux for z infrastructure and middleware - Exposure to Testing Practices and Testing Tools - Experience with Mainframe modernization projects that includes two or more of - Migration to Package - Web / mobile enablement - Database Migration - Technology Migration- Processes / Methodology - Exposure to SDLC and Agile - Quality Process and Metrics analysis for Application migration- Other Skills - Experience in Estimation process and practices - Good communication - - Leadership and negotiation skills
10yrs zOS System Programmer experience,
6yrs GDPS experience
7yrs Data Migration experience
Willingness to travel at least 50% of the time.