Workload Automation Architect

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United States




USA Office At Home

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up to 50%

Description and Requirements

BMC helps customers run and reinvent their businesses in the digital age by tackling their IT management challenges, championing their innovation, and celebrating their success.
Every BMC employee has the potential to have a tremendous impact on customer success—and when customers thrive, we all do.

BMC offers bold and fearless career-seekers like you the opportunity to expand your skills, your network, and your horizons as you work to enable customer growth and innovation every day. You will be surrounded by peers who inspire you, drive you, support you, and make you laugh out loud, in an environment that fosters individuality, respect, and personal ambition.

The BMC Digital Business Automation Senior Project Architect (“SPA”) performs a lead role in assessing and analyzing capabilities, business and technical requirements, and Customer business drivers.  The SPA develops, as necessary, solution architecture and program definitions.  In addition, the SPA determines Customer environmental and personnel suitability, readiness to proceed, and provides best practice recommendations. The SPA provides engagement stability by leveraging extensive technical and leadership experiences.  As a Subject Matter Expert, the SPA's guidance may cover implementation approaches, strategy, integration, deployment, and adoption of best practices to ensure Customer success.    The SPA role serves as a senior coach, mentor, and technical leader for members of the project team and Consultants.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides thought leadership and actionable guidance to during the sales process to setup a successful customer conversion and value realization roadmap. 
  • Shares knowledge and experience with peers by contributing best practice templates and examples for the following delivery artifacts: 
  • Conversion Methodology Presentation
  • Conversion Agendas
  • Conversion Analysis templates
  • Architectures Design Documents
  • Test Plans Deployment Plan

The Consultant's primary responsibilities for the role are:

  • Responsible for leading and/or participating in small teams comprised of BMC, partner and customer resources at client sites to deliver required outcomes and produce additional business with BMC clients. 
  • Create and maintain conversion projects artifacts
  • Establish conditions of satisfaction and success factors with the Customer early in the sales cycle and ensure those are reviewed and maintained periodically through the sales lifecycle
  • Excellence playbook for DBA consultants to use with different competitive workload automation software and associated conversion tools
  • Development and maintenance of relationships with Conversion code programmers via weekly status calls.
  • Manage transition from Sales to Delivery Team
  • Comprehensive review and clarification of SOW prior to deal closures
  • Technical lead rescuing at risk or endangered projects in conjunction with Sales, Support & R&D 
  • Includes plan for communication and collaboration among the Customer Team, Account Team, Pre-Sales, Services Sales, and the PMO
  • Ensure all internal BMC stakeholders are kept well informed on the engagement
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of the solutions delivered to BMC clients as a means to improve BMC business margins. 
  • Establish and lead conversion scoping meetings including preparation of materials and working with Customer, Sales team and other key stakeholders to review key conversion analysis information
  • Precise project communications (to PMO and other internal stakeholders)
  • Review of BMC SOW scoping with the Customer
  • Use your knowledge and skillset to create or improve processes and or code programs which assist with the deliverables associated with a competitive replacement sales opportunity or conversion project.

Success Behaviors:

An individual contributor that:

  • Ability to work independently and provide quality output with minimal supervision/direction.
  • Understand how to apply technology to improve the operational effectiveness or efficiency of specific IT functions or applications. 
  • Understand enterprise scale, integrated applications from a process/business perspective
  • Understands and can articulate how the BMC solutions align to the Customer's needs.
  • Receives positive Customer feedback from BMC leadership, teams, peers, and sales groups.
  • Cultivates satisfied, repeat Customers.
  • Communicates and orchestrates actions effectively for project success (e.g. proactively mitigates risks before issues impact the project).
  • Escalates appropriately for issues impacting sales opportunities, project delivery or Customer satisfaction, following process and policy.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Continuously improves own skills and proactively seeks new learning and engagement opportunities.
  • Identifies new or emergent business opportunities with Customers and works with Account team for follow up.
  • Contributes to BMC knowledge through participation in internal initiatives.
  • Executes projects in compliance with the processes and standards of BMC
  • Excellence delivery methodology.
  • Fulfills all Ethics and Compliance training/testing requirements to protect BMC interests and assets at all times.

Qualifications /Experience/Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 10(+) years of progressive experience in designing and maintaining Workload Automation migration/conversion programs. (CA7, CA-ESP, CA-Autosys, IBM, Tidal, Redwood)
  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • SAFe certification
  • Must be familiar with other IT management technologies and have a working knowledge of ITOM
  • Programming/Scripting – (JCL, JAVA and or JAVA Scripting, PL/I, REXX, Assembler)
  • Operating systems – Mainframe, Linux, Unix and Windows
  • Worked with/Managed people from different countries and with various cultural backgrounds – international experience preferred.

Have worked with or basic understanding DevOps processes/tools such as:

  • GitHub
  • Jenkins
  • Containers
  • Kubernetes
  • Understanding of different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Cloud Computing experience
  • Microsoft Azure and or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Databases – Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDb
  • Completion of Leadership Development Program – LDP®
  • SaaS experience
  • Knowledge of BMC Workload Automation solutions
  • Control-M product certification
  • Knowledge of effective use of SharePoint, Salesforce and OpenAir
  • Familiar with Agile Development Software (Rally)


It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

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