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Senior Solution Delivery Architect – VTAM (MF Networking)

Chennai, India JR009023

Summary objective of the job

List the general responsibilities and descriptions of key tasks and their purpose and the results expected of candidate.

The Solution Delivery Architect will be engaged on the Disaster Recovery testing for mainframe clients.  Will also participate in the transition from client’s in-house IT into Ensono’s support.  Will participate in Knowledge Transfer with clients and assist in documentation creation.  Focus is on the VTAM and TCP/IP connectivity and Communications Server on the mainframe environment.  Managing the TCP/IP and VTAM connectivity between Production and DR environments will be primary job responsibility.  Associate will engage with new clients during migration and then transition support to steady state teams and then re-engage for DR testing.   This position works on a team with 4 other Mainframe Network professionals and with a Technical DR recovery team of 14 associates.


State the education, experience, training, and primary technical skills necessary for entry into this job.

Minimal Requirements include five years of experience working within a z/OS environment.  Familiarity with mainframe functional areas such as TCP/IP, VTAM, SNA, SFTP, Session Manager tools, and Disaster Recovery concepts.  Technical implementation skills required for Communications Server and  related ISV software products on the z/OS platform.  Proficiency in interacting with ISV vendors, problem determination and resolution for the products identified above.  Ability to host meetings and conference calls.  Must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel to a level of creating documents which can be shared with clients.   

Secondary skills

This should include any other skills applicable to the job.

Working with Solution Architects to design or approve mainframe solutions will be common.  Will serve as primary technical contact for mainframe Communications Server and ISV products during client migrations and disaster recovery testing.  Experience supporting mainframe printing, Secure FTP, and Dynamic VIPA a plus. 

Job duties and responsibilities

List the tasks that comprise about 90 to 95 percent of the work done and listing tasks in order of the time consumed (or in order of importance).

  • The first task listed should be the most important or time-consuming one, and so on.
  • List what must be performed and accomplished than how, if there is more than one way to do it.

Will be responsible for connectivity from clients mainframe to Ensono. 

Learn client environments as they transition into Ensono

Design disaster recovery connectivity method for mainframe clients

Establish connectivity to DR sites as clients undergo disaster recovery testing

Help transition support of client environment to Ensono Steady State teams

Attend client meetings to understand environment

Address issues as they arise during client migration.


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