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IBM z/Cloud MF Sysprog in HERNDON, Virginia


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The zCloud Mainframe System Programmer has joint responsibility for creating the hardware / software solution for all new contract opportunities. Additionally, the Sysprog will provide research / input for IBM mainframe hardware and software products/solutions to meet/exceed key business measurements. The Sysprog will have a solid foundation level understanding of IBM's z/Mainframe and software product portfolio. The Sysprog will have skill level to perform initial configuration and IPL of a zPlatform Mainframe. The programmer will also assist in automation of processes, and identification of IBM/ISV software as appropriate with new opportunities. The Sysprog will also be involved in cloud platform management and advisement.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • z/Cloud Mainframe Sysprog/Solution Architect experience (2+ years)

  • In depth understanding of one of the following Mainframe applications: DB2, CICS, RACF. (6+ years)

  • Client Presentation Experience (5+ years).

  • Client communication and business skills are an advantage for direct client interaction (2+ years)

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills. (4+ years)

  • Positive attitude, flexible, able to work in fast pace environment (5+ years).

  • Cloud certification and experience (3+ years).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.