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Principal Mainframe Consultant - Application Modernization & Connectivity (AMC)

Req id:  37768

Virtual, ES



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:

An OpenText Professional Services Senior Consultant is responsible for the technical delivery of the Application Modernization & Connectivity (AMC) Enterprise solution that allows customers to move their business critical application workloads to a hybrid cloud infra-structure.

Working within a team you will be providing the technical consulting and guidance to deploy the Enterprise Solution as part of a mainframe modernization project with a heavy emphasis on delivering successful outcomes for our customers.

What You are great at: 

  • Delivering on complex project work items within a customer and delivery part team with minimal direction from a technical lead
  • Contributing to the design and deployment of OpenText AMC Enterprise products
  • Supporting a Solutions Architect in the implementation of new customer specific solutions
  • Running technical proof of concept / proof of value exercises and pilots.
  • Deliver external and internal technical presentations and cross training to peer groups
  • Use and contribute to technical forums and best practice initiatives within the OpenText environment and technical user communities
  • Working independent to apply your subject matter knowledge to solve a variety of common technical issues
  • Work collaboratively as part of the OpenText services team and to support delivery partners and the customer to ensure successful project outcomes

What it takes to excel:

  • Experience working with the following mainframe technologies
  • COBOL and/or PLI programming
  • System or application level experience with IBM CICS, IMS and JCL Subsystems
  • IBM Db2 for z, IMS DB or mainframe format data files (VSAM/QSAM)
  • Experience working with the following distributed technologies
  • Relational databases such as IBM Db2 LUW, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL or Oracle
  • Windows, Linux, Unix operating systems
  • Knowledge of Cloud infrastructure and services from AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Docker / Kubernetes and or OpenShift platforms
  • Exposure to tools and methodologies used to migrate mainframe workloads via hardware/middleware emulation, automated code conversion, and re-platforming.
  • Familiarity with development lifecycles including agile engineering practices like Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD and automated pipelines using GitHub, Azure DevOps, AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins or similar tools
  • Ability to use own initiative to resolve problems and to obtain relevant information needed to perform a given task
  • Good problem solving and Trouble-shooting skills



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