*Role: Mainframe Architect
Location: Detroit MI
Duration: 6 Months
In person interview after the telephonic round.
Strong Communication skill.
We are looking for someone with strong mainframe
application architecture and systems integration
background to drive thought leadership and
integrated systems solutions. You will be working
on systems integration across large scale global
strategic systems - and will be responsible for
helping direct best practice development in the
areas of mainframe and combined mainframe-J2EE applications.
8+ years in Information technology experience
5+ years experience in an Application Development environment
Strong technical knowledge of mainframe
technologies (IMS-DB, DB2, VSAM, IMS-TM, CICS, TSO)
Technical knowledge of mainframe integration
options including specific knowledge of MQ-Series
(design, configuration), IMS and CICS adaptor and
bridge technologies, DB2 Connect and JDBC
integration of mainframe databases from J2EE systems.
Excellent written communication and ability to
develop best practice and guideline documentation as required
Understanding of Structured Project
Methodologies, RUP artifacts, UML 2.0 Notation
Conversant with Automotive Industry terms and
best practices specifically supply chain and purchasing
Experience with implementations of SOA principles on the mainframe.
Experience with deploying mainframe access via a custom or commercial ESB.
Experience with the implementation of federated
access to flat files, VSAM files.
Experience with supporting implementation of
Master Data Management practices on the mainframe.
Knowledge of SeeBeyond, iWay, or other adaptors technologies.
Attached are the key responsibilities for the position.
. Develop Global Purchasing and Supply
Chain i2 application architecture strategy and standards
. Review project architecture
deliverables for compliance with standards
. Enforce compliance with enterprise and
GPSC architecture and standards
. Provide architecture services to project teams
. Provide product technical evaluations
. Assist with defining convergence plans
. Educate Application Development
suppliers on enterprise and GPSC architecture standards
. Assist Information Systems & Services
(IS&S) in developing non-functional specifications for Projects
. Conduct Project architecture reviews
. Define convergence plans and integrate
into project architectural deliverables
. Create and maintain Technical
Architecture Decomposition Diagram, System
Landscape Roadmap, Architecture Solutions, GPSC
Area Architecture, Integration Strategy,
Integration Landscape, and GSSM Architecture Documentation
Thanks & Regards
Confab Systems, Inc
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