Solutions Architect

Rocket Software

Rocket Software

United States
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

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Job Description Summary:

As AMC Senior Solutions Architect within (Application Modernization and Connectivity) division, you will design, architect and implement solutions that support our Customers Digital Transformation and Mainframe Modernization. In this hands-on role, you will be responsible for solving complex technical issues, establishing patterns and practices, and setting standards for modernization of mainframe legacy environment.

Position Overview:

  • Mainframe Modernization. Strategies for moving Mainframes/Applications to a Distributed and/or Cloud Environment

  • Process modernization: Embrace an enterprise-wide DevOps discipline to deliver application faster.

  • Helping Customer and Systems Integrators to design scalable, high availability application solutions built on the Micro Focus solution.

  • Technical leadership alongside customer business, development, and infrastructure teams. Creating proof of concept technology analysis and pilots.

  • Conducting customer presentations and internal presentations/trainings to peer groups.

  • Providing the architectural guidance and recommendations necessary to promote successful Customer engagements worldwide.

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical Degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred

  • 5+ years’ of experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives. Experience leading customers with mainframe and legacy modernization initiatives.

  • Knowledge of major Cloud Provider infrastructure and technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Docker / Kubernetes

  • Analyzing on-premises mainframe environment applications and processes to formulate plans for modernizing workloads that achieve Customer’s desired business outcomes.

  • Relevant Business and IT Architecture Certifications such as, AWS Solution Architect Professional, Microsoft AZURE Solution Architect, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) etc. Knowledge of one of more of the Micro Focus AMC products

  • Tools and methodologies used to migrate mainframe workloads via hardware/middleware emulation, automated code conversion, and re-platforming.

  • Hands-on technical experience with mainframe, non-x86 legacy systems and with technologies such as COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, PL/I, Rexx, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM.

  • Design/architecting distributed and Cloud environments (target environments) – including OpenShift, Kubernetes, and Containers

  • Knowledge of Webservices, Microservices, APIs and exposing Application components to alternate platforms

Information Security:

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. A fundamental principle of information security at Rocket Software is that all individuals in the organization have a responsibility for the security and protection of company information and IT Resources over which they have control, according to their role.

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity:

At Rocket we are committed to an inclusive workplace environment, where every Rocketeer can thrive by bringing their full selves to work. Being a Rocketeer means you are part of our movement to continually drive inclusivity, diversity and equity in our workforce.

The base salary range for this role is $106,944.50 - $133,680.66 /year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location..

What Rocket Software can offer you in USA:

  • Extensive paid time off programs (paid holidays, sick, and unlimited vacation time)

  • Healthcare coverage options to fit you (and your family’s) needs

  • Retirement savings, with matching contributions by Rocket Software

  • Life and disability coverage

  • Leadership and skills training opportunities

  • Two paid work days for off-site training

Rocket Software Inc. 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, disability, age, or veteran status. Rocket Software Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Rocket is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: 781-577-4321 or send an email to We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!