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AMC Solution Architect

Company: Micro Focus
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

AMC Solution ArchitectJob Description:AMC Senior Solution Architect US REMOTEWho we are:Micro Focus is one of the world's largest enterprise software providers, delivering the mission-critical software that keeps the digital world running. We combine pragmatism, discipline, and customer-centric innovation to deliver trusted, proven solutions that customers need in order to succeed in today's rapidly evolving marketplace. That's high tech without the drama. Our solutions for COBOL , mainframe application delivery and host access offer a comprehensive, proven solution across the three pillars of modernization - application, process and infrastructure - to achieve unprecedented speed to market, competitive advantage, and operational efficiency. www.microfocus.com About the Role Our AMC (Application Modernization and Connectivity) division is looking for a highly skilled Mainframe Modernization Solution Architect to design, architect and implement solutions that support our Customers Digital Transformation. In this hands-on role, you will be responsible for solving complex technical issues, establishing patterns and practices, and setting standards for modernization of mainframe legacy environment .The ideal candidate will possess deep technical skill in at least one of the following focus areas: Infrastructure modernization : Deploy fit for purpose workload in a Hybrid Cloud infrastructure Application modernization: Evolve from monolithic application to Cloud-Native API Microservices Process modernization : Embrace an enterprise-wide DevOps discipline to deliver application faster The AMC Senior Solution Architect will be responsible for: Helping Customer and Systems Integrators to design scalable, high availability application solutions built on the Micro Focus solution Working as a technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams. Create proof of concept technology analysis and pilots. Conduct customer presentations and internal presentations/trainings to peer groups. Enable and align consulting partners with Micro Focus mainframe modernization approach and methodology. Provide the architectural guidance and recommendations necessary to promote successful Customer engagements worldwide. Technical content composition and delivery: blogs, whitepapers, technical presentations at major conferences. Education and Experience:Advanced Technical Degree in Computer Science or related fieldAt least 10 years of experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives. Skills and Knowledge Required: Experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives. Knowledge of major Cloud Provider infrastructure and technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Cloud Foundry, Docker / Kubernetes Experience with analysing on-premises mainframe environment applications and process to formulate plans for modernizing workloads that achieve Customer's desired business outcomes. Relevant Business and IT Architecture Certifications such as, AWS Solution Architect Professional, Microsoft AZURE Solution Architect, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) etc. Knowledge of one of more of the Micro Focus AMC products Fluent in written and verbal English. Other EMEA languages helpful. Ability and interest in travel to our customers around the world, as needed. Technical Experience in at least one of these areas:Infrastructure Modernization Experience with tools and methodologies used to migrate mainframe workloads via hardware/middleware emulation, automated code conversion, and re-platforming. Experience with COBOL modernization and porting application code across platforms. 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, Rexx, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM . Must have an analytical mind set to analyse test result and facilitate defect resolution Experience design/architecting distributed and Cloud environments (target environments) - including OpenShift, Kubernetes, and ContainersApplication Modernization Strong analysis skills with solid concepts in Architecture and Design. Should have joined projects to refactor complex business applications Knowledge of Cloud Computing, Containers, Microservices, and Serverless technology. Experience with Business Rules-extraction from COBOL/PL1 Experience architecting high availability, resilient, fault tolerant systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal/vertical scaling Knowledge of Webservices, Microservices, APIs and exposing Application components to alternate platformsProcess Modernization Complete understanding of software development lifecycle including DevOps Toolchain. Experience configuring automation pipelines in GitHub, Azure DevOps, AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins or similar tools Familiarity with agile engineering practices like Test Automation, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps , and Test Data Management, etc. Experience with implementing and operating DevOps and Agile tools/platforms across some part of the development lifecycle If you want to be part of what's next and find out more about our available opportunities, visit Micro Focus Careers .#DiceSD#LI-SD1#LI-RemoteJob:SalesMicro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Micro Focus, Pleasanton , AMC Solution Architect, Other , Pleasanton, California

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