Application Consultant - Mainframe Modernization

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-1782

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Introduction <br>IBM Application Consultants work directly with our clients on key initiatives. You will have the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of their business issues and implement organizational strategies that drive adoption of change. We are looking for experts who can build credibility and trust with our clients and provide knowledge that addresses individual and unique business needs.<br><br>Your Role and Responsibilities <br> Applied knowledge of wide range of concepts and technologies associated with Mainframe and Mainframe Modernization. Hands-on and capable of technically leading and mentoring a team to implement strategy and roadmap of both in-place mainframe modernization as well as migration of mainframe applications to z-cloud. Able to support from mainframe perspective in migration to other cloud platforms. <br><br>This role advises their client on application development methodology and tools. They perform as experts on application development for existing or new applications. This role helps guide and teach their clients' project members. Focuses on Individual/Team/ Department Operational Objectives. Skills:<br><br>Environment:<br>Professional knowledge related to incumbent's department or function.<br><br>Communication/Negotiation:<br>Engaged as an independent professional. Ability to articulate and compare alternatives approaches. Negotiate with specified objectives.<br><br>Problem Solving:<br>Recognize problems related to project objectives. Creativity and judgment applied to professional technical, or operational problems. Independently generates solutions, based on analytical skills & business knowledge. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes to enhance and<br>improve or develop complementary adjustments /solutions.<br><br>Contribution/Leadership:<br>Works on special projects, or leads small teams, or manages routine technical/ operational activities or departments (national or international). Understands departmental mission and vision. Provides advice in technical/operational domain of specialization. Generally controls own work priorities and methods requiring tradeoffs.<br><br>Impact on Business/Scope:<br>Accountable for individual or team, or department results, and for the impact of the results on functional activities. Participates in overall departmental program planning. May have budgetary responsibility. Contributes by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses. <br><br>Required Technical and Professional Expertise <br><br><br> - Z/OS communication server <br> - Netview <br> - CICS,DB2,/CA <br> - Websphere <br> - REXX <br> - QREP <br> - IBM MQ <br> - System automation <br> - Omegmon <br> - IBM Z hardware <br> - GDPS <br> - JCL <br><br>Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise <br><br><br> - CI/CD <br> - Maven Jenkins <br> - ANT <br> - Shell <br> - python scripting <br> - SOA <br> - JAVA <br><br>

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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