Senior Project Architect - Mainframe

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This role can be based remotely in United States

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.

Senior Project Architect – Mainframe

The BMC Senior Project Architect performs a lead role in assessing and analyzing 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 (SME), 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 organizations

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 organization
  • Skills in BMC and non-BMC mainframe products
  • Hands-on experience in mainframe solutions including operating system, sub-systems (Db2m CICS, MQ, etc.), storage, security, and hardware.
  • Must be familiar with other IT technologies
  • Excellent presentation skills to enable communication with technical teams and management
  • High organization 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 analyzing mainframe systems to formulate plans to improving or migrating the systems
  • Experience in a technical lead role

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. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

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