Monday , February 6 2023

Jobs at Amazon – Mainframe Modernization Architect

Website Amazon

Job Description:

Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. The Mainframe Modernization Practice collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs. As trusted customer advocates, the Mainframe Modernization Practice helps organizations understand best practices around advanced cloud-based solutions, how to migrate and/or re-develop existing legacy workloads to the cloud. You will help shape, execute and deliver solutions for a broad range of customer use cases primarily from large enterprise customers.

In this role as an experienced mainframe modernization cloud architect, you will assist our customers in architecting, developing and re-engineering applications that can fully leverage the AWS Cloud. You will work on a variety of game changing projects with both commercial and Public Sector customers, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption. Achieving success will require coordination across many internal AWS teams and external AWS Partners, with impact and visibility at the highest levels of the company.

The successful candidate must have exceptional problem-solving skills, strong business judgment, and demonstrated technical experience leading cross-functional teams. We are looking for an emerging leader with the ability to execute both strategically and tactically, and someone who is excited to take on new, ambiguous projects. In the Mainframe Modernization Practice, we’re hiring highly technical cloud computing consultants and experienced business leaders to craft and execute strategies that help our customers with large-scale mainframe modernization efforts onto AWS. We support both commercial and public sector customers (primarily government, education & non-profit organizations segments), providing a large variety of opportunities you can be involved in.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Thought Leadership with extensive knowledge in legacy modernization techniques related tools and approaches.
  • Designing AWS architectures which meet or exceed the requirements of workloads coming from mainframe and legacy infrastructures.
  • Helping customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS services.
  • Architecting, developing and modernizing customer applications/systems to be cloud optimized
  • Working as a technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams.
  • Advising and implementing AWS best practices.
  • Agile software development and DevOps.
  • Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment.

Job Requirements:

  • 4+ 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.
  • 4+ years of experience designing architectures for secure enterprise systems.
  • 4+ years of experience designing and deploying software and middleware solutions used in Forbes global 2000 enterprises companies.
  • 1+ years of experience migrating workloads from mainframe and non-x86 legacy systems to distributed x86 infrastructures on-premises or in the Cloud;
  • 1+ years of experience integrating mainframe and non-x86 legacy systems with distributed Linux-based or Windows-based x86 servers.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or 4+ years of work or military experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Active AWS Certifications
  • Experience with tools and methodologies used to migrate mainframe workloads via hardware/middleware emulation, automated code conversion, and re-platforming.
  • Experience with analyzing on-premises mainframe applications and data stores to formulate plans for modernizing workloads that achieve customer’s desired business outcomes.
  • Current hands-on implementation experience.
  • Experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives.
  • Experience with mainframe emulators, code and data conversion tools.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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