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Mainframe Solutions Architect

Job ID: 218341
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 2, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Solutions Archt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

The Mainframe Solutions Architect serves as the technical lead for executing the relevant activities within the solutioning process in support of Business Development, Capture and Proposal teams. Responsible for identifying, tailoring and integrating technical capabilities and innovations to address customer needs, hot buttons, pain points and requirements to help shape acquisitions, competitively position SAIC and contribute to winning proposals.  Leveraging domain expertise, the Solutions Architect develops comprehensive understanding of customer requirements and leads the development of a complete and highest rated technical solution and price competitive proposal.  Solutions Architect identifies technical resource needs to support Pre-B&P and B&P activities; coordinates with team member technical leadership and technical contributors on solution development, proposal writing, and estimating; and leads and contributes to proposal as author and reviewer.  Solution Architect supports capture  with customer meetings by presenting SAIC's capabilities, services and solutions;  participates in development of solutions to problems of unusually complex which require a high degree of ingenuity and innovation; and collaborates with technical business units to craft unique solutions to respond to customer challenges that may also serve precedent for future opportunities and decisions.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY:

  • Extensive proposal experience leading or supporting technical solution development
  • Extensive knowledge and experience on IBM mainframe platform, both software and hardware
    • Large scale and high volume DB2 databases on IBM zOS. DB design, query optimization, performance tuning, and trouble-shooting
    • Sysplex, IBM coupling technology, and IO channel optimization. DASD storage, and virtual tape management and optimization
    • IBM CICS and batch COBOL/ALC applications production operations and trouble-shooting
    • IBM zOS based files (e.g. VSAM and QSAM)
    • COTS software to access IBM based legacy files and applications such as zOS Connect and WebMethod
    • Large scale COTS product on IBM such as content management and identity/access management systems
  • Experience on leading IBM mainframe based applications modernization (COBOL and ALC), and Cloud migration
  • Knowledge and experience with different approach to modernize IBM based legacy applications modernization, such as containerization, direct code translation, re-design/architecture, and so on
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience supporting Civilian/Federal Agencies or the DoD
  • Understanding of technology methodologies, best practices, delivery models or frameworks relevant to individuals domain area expertise
  • Demonstrated leadership capability to organize and lead teams

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more of related experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and fifteen (15) years or more experience

POSITION LOCATION:

  • Telework with ability to travel to Reston, VA or other locations as needed in support of customer engagements, solution development and proposal efforts.

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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