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Senior Architect (Mainframe) - Cloud by McKinsey

Company: McKinsey Social Initiative Inc
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

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, incorporating Candid Partners' distinctive assets into the work processes. This will include their Matter platform, which assists in planning, provisioning and managing cloud security compliance.

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 of gathering information 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 with overall customer impact.

You will assess legacy mainframe applications and application ecosystems, and determine the appropriate approach for application decomposition/migration. You will be responsible for applying modern mainframe modernization tools to analyze and convert legacy mainframe code bases.

You will also define and document cloud solution architecture(s) including technical designs and diagrams, and design and deploy dynamically scalable and highly available services on Amazon Web Services (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 the impact of new business requirements on existing applications and databases.

* 5+ years of consulting and systems integration experience
* 3+ years of development experience with platforms such as Mainframe z/OS, Unix/Linux, Windows; programming languages such as COBOL, C, C++, C#, Java, PL/SQL, DB2 PL; and databases including IDMS, UDS, Adabas, DB2, Oracle, SQLServer, and 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 creating production backlogs and creating agile product roadmaps
* Experience modernizing legacy applications for financial services companies
* Ability to facilitate large meetings with multiple business stakeholders, agencies and service providers; strong presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

Keywords: McKinsey Social Initiative Inc, San Jose , Senior Architect (Mainframe) - Cloud by McKinsey, Other , San Jose, California

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