Systems Architect (Mainframe)

RCM Technologies, Inc Plano, TX

We are looking for a Systems Architect for our client.

Location: Plano, TX 75024

Duration: 1 year Plus Contract.

Only W-2 candidates

Please forward me your resume in MS Word format if you are interested.

  • Responsibilities:
    • Ability to analyze current mainframe application inventory and set future state direction for those applications on modern technology platforms.
    • Ability to create both current state and future state solution architecture documents detailing platforms, technologies used, integration and communication methods into and out of an application.
    • Contribute to complete an overall Enterprise Architecture strategic plan. Establish, develop, and promote standard architecture, frameworks and guidelines.
    • Analyze complex business and technical problems related to the implementation of new technology and/or the customization of existing technologies.
    • Partner with other technology teams to work with business executives and end users to conceptualize new application projects, recommend technologies and implementation strategies. Then architect/design for requirements of the project within financial and timeline guidelines.
    • Understand the changing business needs of the organization/projects and recommend viable strategies for the future.
    • Author and/or Review architecture/design and other technical documents ensuring high quality deliverables and systems development across tech stacks and applications teams.
    • Review code and technical approaches for problem solving to ensure functional and non-functional requirements are met in an effective and high-quality manner.
    • Provide guidance and mentor technical teams across multiple architecture styles and technologies to ensure high quality design/implementation, re-use of enterprise/common patterns, improve code quality and testability/maintainability.
    • Scrutinize project effort estimations from vendors driving down costs by ensuring standard design practices and removing duplication of effort.
    • Hands-on development creating proof of concepts and maintaining small development projects.
    • Help ensure high quality software delivery by providing guidance on testing strategy, providing technical consultation to plan/design performance testing and profiling of application, and providing feedback/guidance for tuning performance and other non-functional elements of the application.

  • Requirements:
    • 5 to 10 years of experience of Mainframe Application migration to modern architectures (e.g. Cloud, J2EE, .Net, etc...).
    • Multi-year / multi-project experience in following areas:
      • Mainframe ZOS application development and migration experience.
      • Working knowledge of mainframe technologies CICS, IMS DC, JCL, DB2, IMS DB, etc...
      • High volume transactional applications – custom app or ASP/SaaS implementations
      • Hands-on architecture/design for migrating mainframe applications to web applications that are highly scalable and built in enterprise environments.
      • Web Services/ESB/Integration technologies including SOAP and REST based services.
      • More than one RDBMS platforms (eg. DB/2, IMS DB, Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL).
    • Demonstrable ability to self-manage time and priorities in a complex multi-team matrix environment while maintaining high-quality deliverables for oneself as well as your tech teams.
    • Demonstrable ability to communicate in verbal/written and diagrams formats to technical and non-technical audiences of varying skillset and seniority.
    • (a Plus) Experience in more than one IT discipline such as web/mobile application architecture/design, middleware/integration architecture/design within/across enterprises, information security architecture/design, and database architecture/design.
    • (a Plus) Experience in Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket, Open Source frameworks, Monitoring services (such as AppDynamics), Containerization (using Docker) and integration with COTS products and/or legacy technologies.
    • (a Plus) Experience in Java EE, Angular JS, JQuery, etc...
    • (a Plus) Experience in .NET platform (C#, WCF, etc.)
    • (a Plus) Code Quality systems: SonarQube, PMD, FindBugs, CheckStyle, JSLint

We are looking for a Systems Architect for our client.

Location: Plano, TX 75024

Duration: 1 year Plus Contract.

Only W-2 candidates

Please forward me your resume in MS Word format if you are interested.

  • Responsibilities:
    • Ability to analyze current mainframe application inventory and set future state direction for those applications on modern technology platforms.
    • Ability to create both current state and future state solution architecture documents detailing platforms, technologies used, integration and communication methods into and out of an application.
    • Contribute to complete an overall Enterprise Architecture strategic plan. Establish, develop, and promote standard architecture, frameworks and guidelines.
    • Analyze complex business and technical problems related to the implementation of new technology and/or the customization of existing technologies.
    • Partner with other technology teams to work with business executives and end users to conceptualize new application projects, recommend technologies and implementation strategies. Then architect/design for requirements of the project within financial and timeline guidelines.
    • Understand the changing business needs of the organization/projects and recommend viable strategies for the future.
    • Author and/or Review architecture/design and other technical documents ensuring high quality deliverables and systems development across tech stacks and applications teams.
    • Review code and technical approaches for problem solving to ensure functional and non-functional requirements are met in an effective and high-quality manner.
    • Provide guidance and mentor technical teams across multiple architecture styles and technologies to ensure high quality design/implementation, re-use of enterprise/common patterns, improve code quality and testability/maintainability.
    • Scrutinize project effort estimations from vendors driving down costs by ensuring standard design practices and removing duplication of effort.
    • Hands-on development creating proof of concepts and maintaining small development projects.
    • Help ensure high quality software delivery by providing guidance on testing strategy, providing technical consultation to plan/design performance testing and profiling of application, and providing feedback/guidance for tuning performance and other non-functional elements of the application.

  • Requirements:
    • 5 to 10 years of experience of Mainframe Application migration to modern architectures (e.g. Cloud, J2EE, .Net, etc...).
    • Multi-year / multi-project experience in following areas:
      • Mainframe ZOS application development and migration experience.
      • Working knowledge of mainframe technologies CICS, IMS DC, JCL, DB2, IMS DB, etc...
      • High volume transactional applications – custom app or ASP/SaaS implementations
      • Hands-on architecture/design for migrating mainframe applications to web applications that are highly scalable and built in enterprise environments.
      • Web Services/ESB/Integration technologies including SOAP and REST based services.
      • More than one RDBMS platforms (eg. DB/2, IMS DB, Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL).
    • Demonstrable ability to self-manage time and priorities in a complex multi-team matrix environment while maintaining high-quality deliverables for oneself as well as your tech teams.
    • Demonstrable ability to communicate in verbal/written and diagrams formats to technical and non-technical audiences of varying skillset and seniority.
    • (a Plus) Experience in more than one IT discipline such as web/mobile application architecture/design, middleware/integration architecture/design within/across enterprises, information security architecture/design, and database architecture/design.
    • (a Plus) Experience in Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket, Open Source frameworks, Monitoring services (such as AppDynamics), Containerization (using Docker) and integration with COTS products and/or legacy technologies.
    • (a Plus) Experience in Java EE, Angular JS, JQuery, etc...
    • (a Plus) Experience in .NET platform (C#, WCF, etc.)
    • (a Plus) Code Quality systems: SonarQube, PMD, FindBugs, CheckStyle, JSLint

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