Global Mainframe Application Consultant

0-2 years
9 days ago
Job Description

Who We Are

At Kyndryl, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl We are always moving forward - always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers and our communities.

The Role

As a Global Mainframe Application Consultant, you will help customers using mainframe, midrange, and cloud to accelerate and scale the delivery of digital.

You will be the customer's Trusted Advisor providing Thought Leadership supporting the transformation of organizations from an on-premises company to a cloud-native, cloud-centric business.

You are at the edge of technology and experienced in mainframe advice, platform engineering, next-gen hybrid cloud, cloud migration, modern operations, and cloud services. As the face of Kyndryl, your role will be to work with our customers, Kyndryl sales and delivery organizations, and Kyndryl Alliance Partners in this exciting environment. You will shape cloud-native solutions ranging from complex transformation to high-value agile delivery using your skills and industry-leading our cross-functional squads to deliver amazing solutions for our customers.

This is an amazing opportunity to learn and help Kyndryl transform from an infrastructure provider to a leading software-driven global system integrator.

You can help us shape our 90000 people start-up. If this sounds like you, then apply to Kyndryl today.

What's in it for you

This is a Consulting role that provides a fantastic opportunity to work on a diverse mix of large and complex customer engagements. With our global partner alliances, you will have opportunities to work on deals that involve a whole range of technologies from mainframe and midrange to public cloud.

You will have the opportunity to work with Kyndryl customers across multiple industries, within diverse discussions related to modernizing existing mainframe and midrange technologies, integrating them with cloud services and open technologies, and transforming mainframes to cloud-based solutions.

It's an exciting time to join Kyndryl Consult, the growth engine for Kyndryl. We accelerate transformation for our customers by deploying our consultants and technical specialists on high-impact assignments which align technology to business outcomes - always underpinned by our decades of deep engineering expertise, and intimacy with our customers technology and business. And we invest in our people, not only through learning, training, and career development, but also through the flexible working practices and stellar benefits that help you grow and progress long-term. And we give back - from planting 90,000 trees in our first 3 months as part of our One Tree Planted initiative, to the Corporate Social Responsibility and Environment, Social and Governance practices embedded within everything we do. We are committed to powering human progress in an ethical, sustainable way.

In joiningKyndrylyou will work for a company that invests in your future and join a team culture that amplifies learning and development agility.Kyndrylhas a flexible working policy offering a number of options from reduced hours, or job share, to home working. These ensure a better balance and improved flexibility both inside and outside of work for you. You can discuss our flexible working options with our managers when you apply. And don't forget to ask about our Summertime Flexible Fridays!

Plus, we offer a Flexible Reward benefits scheme, where you can personalize your benefit rewards. Our excellent employee benefits range from medical and dental, to employer contribution pension, buying vacation days, cycle to work, childcare vouchers and 1000's of online or high street discounts.

Who You Are

You're good at what you do and possess the required experience to prove it. However, equally as important - you have a growth mindset keen to drive your own personal and professional development. You are customer-focused - someone who prioritizes customer success in their work. And finally, you're open and borderless - naturally inclusive in how you work with others.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise :

  • Mainframe Application technologies and management processes - Consulting experience of Mainframe Infrastructure technologies.

  • Experience of complex Application portfolio migration to Cloud or Hybrid Platform.

  • Consultancy experience of assessing, planning mainframe application development, maintenance & transformation.

  • Architectural experience of large customer change and transformation projects, with particular emphasis on delivering complex Mainframe and Midrange application projects.

  • Strong communication and client facing skills.

  • This is a leadership role and candidates must be experienced in dealing with senior client counterparts and other key stakeholders.

  • Significant Mainframe and Midrange solutions design and implementation. Plus at least two of the following.

  • Mainframe Infrastructure technologies and management processes - Consulting experience of Mainframe Infrastructure technologies.

  • In depth knowledge and experience of IBM Mainframe and Midrange hardware and software including connectivity between Mainframe and other platforms.

  • Strong understanding of IBM mainframe and midrange operating systems and Software Products as well as 3rd party software

  • Performing of Application Disposition Analysis for Hybrid Multi-Cloud

  • Delivery of an Application Modernization Roadmap program, interfacing with Cloud, application, development, QA and BA teams

  • Leverage tools like EAV, CAST Highlight, CAST Imaging, CloudGenera, Flexera Cloudscape etc.

  • Perform as expert on application development for existing or new applications.

  • Advising clients on application development methodology and tools.

  • Hybrid Cloud - Consulting experience of mainframe technologies in private and edge services and solutions.

  • Modern Operations - Consulting experience of legacy and modern operations tooling to control and observe the platforms, products and applications running on systems. Knowledge of different operations models.

Being You

Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it's how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we're not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you - and everyone next to you - the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That's the Kyndryl Way.

What You Can Expect

With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter - wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learningprograms give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, includingMicrosoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.

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Mainframe Application technologies
Application Modernization Roadmap program
Midrange hardware
operations models
legacy and modern operations tooling
Flexera Cloudscape
Application Disposition Analysis
CAST Imaging
CAST Highlight
application development methodology

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