Senior Architect, Mainframe
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Job Description
Digital Senior Architect, Mainframe
Who You'll Work With
You will be based in one of our US offices as part of Cloud by McKinsey. This group brings together the best of McKinsey's cloud capabilities to help our clients use digital technology to transform their businesses.
Our Cloud capabilities, including our recent acquisition of Candid Partners, are now under one new, unified brand name - Cloud by McKinsey. We bring the best minds in business and cloud technology to clients' cloud transformation journeys. We are driving end-to-end value delivery, coaching and capability building, overall lower cost and higher ROI of cloud transformations, and effective collaboration with other third parties. We will continue to bring our deep industry and functional expertise to cloud projects and Candid Partners' distinctive assets will be incorporated into the work processes, including their Matter platform, which assists in planning, provisioning and managing cloud security compliance.
What You'll Do
You will work alongside Cloud by McKinsey client teams and senior client IT leadership to assess legacy mainframe environments and develop roadmaps for total or application-specific mainframe migration and modernization.
In this role, you will identify and assist with modernization tool/services vendor selection and application of vendor tools for proof of concepts. You will also aid in the definition and requirements gathering for mainframe modernization/migration business cases and assist with the development of the overall migration plan as well as the decomposition of the plan into agile roadmaps. You will drive and track the execution of the migration and ensure alignment to overall customer impact.
You will assess legacy mainframe applications and application ecosystems and determine appropriate approach for application decomposition/migration. You'll be responsible for applying modern mainframe modernization tools to analyze and convert legacy mainframe code bases.
You will define and document cloud solution architecture(s) including technical designs and diagrams, and design and deploy dynamically scalable and highly available services on AWS.
Lastly, you will build and deploy production systems in AWS, design infrastructure as code structure including Terraform, and drive and gather complex technical requirements. You will also determine impact of new business requirements on existing applications & databases.
  • 5+ years of consulting and systems integration experience
  • 3+ years of development experience: Platforms: Mainframe z/OS, Unix/Linux, Windows; Programming languages: COBOL, C, C++, C#, Java, PL/SQL, DB2 PL; Databases: IDMS, UDS, Adabas, DB2, Oracle, SQLServer, IMS
  • 2+ years of modernization tools experience (auto refactoring or middleware emulation tools)
  • 1+ years of mainframe modernization experience
  • Experience configuring and deploying applications in Amazon Cloud using core features of that environment such as: EC2, RDS, S3, ELB, VPC, StepFunctions, Redshift, Lambda, API Gateway, EC2, SQS
  • Experience with Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Experience with JavaScript, Typescript, Python Go and bash scripting
  • Experience building and deploying production systems within a cloud environment
  • Experience delivering applications using CI/CD pipelines that incorporate modern DevOps best practices
  • Experience with creating production backlogs and creating agile product roadmaps
  • Ability to facilitate large meetings with multiple business stakeholders, agencies and service providers; strong presentation skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience modernizing legacy applications for financial services companies
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Employment with McKinsey & Company, Inc. in the United States and Canada is conditioned on proof of full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus (with a WHO-approved or Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable) or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief prior to start date.

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Job Skill Group - N/A
Job Skill Code - TSE2 - Senior Engineer II
Function - Technology
Industry - High Tech
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Wed Aug 18 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - Atlanta
LinkedIn Posting State/Province - Georgia
LinkedIn Posting Country - United States
LinkedIn Job Title - Senior Architect, Mainframe
LinkedIn Function - Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Information Technology and Services
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Not Applicable

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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