Senior Mainframe Project Architect - EMEA (location tbc)

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You may occasionally be required to travel for business

Secondary locations:

BEL Office at Home, Denmark, DEU Office At Home, FRA Office at Home, NLD Amsterdam, SWE Office at Home
This role can be based remotely in Spain

Description and Requirements


"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  

We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 
Position Purpose:

The BMC Senior Project Architect performs a lead role in assessing and analysing capabilities, business and technical requirements, and Customer business drivers.  The Senior Project Architect develops, as necessary, solution architecture and program definitions.  In addition, the Senior Project Architect determines Customer environmental and personnel suitability, readiness to proceed, and provides best practice recommendations. 

The Senior Project Architect provides engagement stability by leveraging extensive technical and leadership experiences.  As a Subject Matter Expert, the Senior Project Architect’s guidance may cover implementation approaches, strategy, integration, deployment, and adoption of best practices to ensure Customer success. The Senior Project Architect role serves as a senior coach, mentor, and technical leader for members of the project team and Consultants.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Thought leadership with extensive knowledge in mainframe architecture, product solutions and services
  • Provides valuable actionable guidance during the pre-sales process to setup a successful customer conversion and value realisation roadmap
  • Helps customers architect optimal mainframe solutions
  • Advising and implementing best practices
  • Assists the BMC Governance team in successfully leading the engagement team
  • Provides mentoring and shares knowledge and experience with peers
  • Ability to think strategically about business, product, services, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
  • Ability to lead effectively across multiple organisations

Skills and qualifications:

  • Customer facing skills, Thought Leader to drive technical and project discussions with technical teams, project management and senior management
  • Demonstrates ability to think strategically about business, product, services, and technical challenges
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering mainframe solutions and services
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work effectively across the organisation
  • Skills in BMC and non-BMC mainframe products
  • Hands-on experience in mainframe solutions, including:
  • Operating system
  • Sub-systems (Db2, CICS, MQ, etc.)
  • Storage
  • Security
  • Hardware
  • Must be familiar with other IT technologies
  • Excellent presentation skills to enable communication with technical teams and management
  • High organisation and planning skills
  • Experience in designing architectures for highly available, highly scalable, and highly secure mainframe systems
  • Experience in migrating mainframe systems (including products)
  • Experience in analysing mainframe systems to formulate plans to improving or migrating the systems
  • Experience in a technical lead role


Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 


If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

BMC Software maintains a strict policy of not requesting any form of payment in exchange for employment opportunities, upholding a fair and ethical hiring process.