IT Associate Mainframe Infrastructure Architect
Date: Oct 9, 2013
Location: Phoenix, AZ, US
Associate II - IT Associate Mainframe Infrastructure Architect
An IT Associate Mainframe Infrastructure architect assists and shares responsible and accountable for the quality and cohesion of solution architecture components within the Mainframe Infrastructure domain and their conformance to approved GM IT standards and alignment with the future state enterprise and domain architectural goals. This includes both hands-on development of IT technology solution architectures as well as management of various architectural initiatives.
An IT Associate Mainframe Infrastructure architect is able to support a look across the Mainframe Infrastructure domain to ensure consistent alignment of technical solutions with the business goals and objectives of the supported unit. The architect provides industry leading technical direction and guidance to various project teams to ensure appropriate and cost effective application of GM approved technologies. Ensures appropriate and effective data integration across multiple applications.
An IT Associate Mainframe Infrastructure Architect is an entry level architect position. An IT Associate Mainframe Infrastructure Architect is expected to have entry level capabilities required of an IT architect and a general familiarity with various architectural patterns, technologies and architecture management processes. An Associate IT Architect will work under the direction of a more senior IT architect while contributing to multi-layered solution architectures that comprehend and specify business, application, data and infrastructure designs.
a) Knowledge of software or hardware design, selection and deployment techniques and methodologies.
b) Awareness of and understanding of the application of architecture design methodologies and frameworks.
c) Knowledge of at least one IT technology domain including software development languages and platforms, infrastructure platforms, data management and database technologies, networking technologies and security frameworks and tools.
d) Awareness of various architecture support tools such as Orbus, Troux, System Architect, ProVision and MS Office tools used in the practice of architecture such as Visio, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
e) General Awareness of the following products/technologies:
§ Microsoft: ASP.NET/VB.NET/C#/VC++/MFC, Microsoft Dynamics, Sharepoint
§ Mainframe: COBOL, Mainframe, IMS
§ Frameworks: Struts, Spring, .NET, Jquery, ExtJS
§ Databases: IMS, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2,PL/SQL Programming, Stored Procedure Development, Performance Tuning, Data warehouses/ETL tools, Relational,OLAP Data Modelling
§ NoSQL : Hadoop, Casandra
§ Web Application Servers: WebSphere, WebLogic, TomCat, IIS
§ Other: Business Intelligence, Mobile Development, Oracle SOA, SAP, Peoplesoft, Teamcenter/NX
§ Development Environments: Eclipse, Jdeveloper, Visual Studio
§ Major Standards: AJAX, JSON
§ OS:zOS, Linux, UNIX, Windows, VMware, Android, iOS
§ Tools: QC/ALM, Performance Center, QTP, Selenium, Subversion, Rally, Teamforge, Rational suite, Hudson/Jenkins, Sonar
§ Methodologies: Agile, Spiral, Waterfall, Iterative
• Network: LAN/WAN/CAN/WiFi/RF/PlantFloor - CISCO, GE Cimplicity,
• Storage/BUR: EMC
• Services - LDAP/AD/NIS/License/CIFS
• Client - O/S, VDI - Xen, Citrix
• Test, V&V: Gomez/Dynatrace, HP/QC
a) Introductory classroom based knowledge and ability to apply the principles of application or infrastructure architectures, including the distinction between contextual, conceptual, logical and physical layers.
b) Able to identify the distinction and dependencies between business, information, systems and technology architecture layers.
c) Ability to contribute to the design and development of IT solutions based on defined requirements in a large-scale multi-national organization.
d) Ability to utilize various technologies for suitable inclusion in IT solution designs.
e) Ability to comprehend abstract models of IT solution architectures, including various views of solution architectures.
f) Ability to work constructively as an individual or in groups with supervision.
4 Year IT College Degree. Professional programming (in addition to college) is required. Equivalent work experience.
a) Classroom experience in designing IT Infrastructures.
b) Classroom experience with integrated development environments (eg J Developer, Eclipse, Vistual Studio etc.
c) Classroom experience based on understanding of the principles of application architecture, including the distinction between contextual, conceptual, logical, and physical layers.
d) Experience developing/deploying IT systems in a professional/corporate environment outside the classroom.
Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
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